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Big Bully (1996)

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A writer returns to his hometown where he faces the childhood nemesis whose life he ultimately ruined, only the bully wants to relive their painful past by torturing him once again.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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David Leary
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Rosco Bigger - Fang
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Victoria
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Faith
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Art
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Clark
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Betty
Tony Pierce ...
Ulf
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Principal Kokelar
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Ben
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Kirby
Harry Waters Jr. ...
Alan
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Gerry
Justin Jon Ross ...
Young David
Michael Zwiener ...
Young Fang
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Storyline

David Leary was bullied by Rosco when he was in elementary school. But he got even on the day his parents moved out of town. Now twenty years later, David, who is a successful writer, is invited back to his home town to teach. Everything is great until Rosco, who is still in town, recognizes him. Now suddenly someone is playing mean practical jokes on him. Isn't David a little too old to be running to the Principal saying "Rosco's picking on me." ? Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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A comedy for the kid in all of us.

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Comedy | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mean-spirited pranks, some crude humor and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

26 January 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

2 aspondoi filoi  »

Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$4,085,000 (USA)
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(Alphacine)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

There were plans to do a sequel which never materialized. See more »

Goofs

Mr Leary spills a drink over his shirt and a bunch of kids are watching him. The shirt collar of one of them changes from sticking out to tucked in. See more »

Quotes

Art: Hello. I'm Art.
Betty: And I'm Betty.
Art: And I'm Art.
Ben: Which one's Betty again?
Betty: That's me. I'm Betty.
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Connections

References Leave It to Beaver (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

(I Want To) Thank You
(uncredited)
Written by Gordon Chambers and Barry Eastmond
Performed by Freddie Jackson
Courtesy of Street Life/Scotti Bros. Records
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Poignant and funny.
21 October 1998 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Big Bully is a film filled with laughter and tears. It's the story of a man who loses his family and finds himself in the process. It's about choices, how the small decisions we make can affect us for the rest of our lives. Not for fans of Stephen King.


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