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Big Bully (1996)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Thriller  |  26 January 1996 (USA)
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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 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 | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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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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1.85 : 1
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The librarian says that "Green Eggs And Ham" is 8862 days late, which is roughly 24 years and is more accurate than when David tells Victoria that he owes $6886.10 at 5¢ a day; that would be 137722 days or 377 years. He actually owes $443.10 at 5¢ a day (at that time). See more »

Goofs

When the woman (referred to as Helen) slips on the oil put on the floor by Roscoe "Fang" Bigger, you can see the tail bone pad in her pants to cushion her fall. See more »

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Art: I remember the first time I tried to kill my Betty.
David Leary: ...What?
Art: Let me finish...
David Leary: You tried to kill Betty?
Art: Oh I see. I see, Mr. High-and-mighty. Hey, I didn't kill the shop teacher! Who killed the shop teacher? YOU killed the shop teacher! You killed 'em!
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References 60 Minutes (1968) See more »

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Performed by Lamont Van Hook (as Lamonte Van Hook)
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Courtesy of Sunshine Records/Scotti Bros. Records
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Enjoyable Movie To Watch on TV
15 October 2003 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Big Bully is probably more suited to the small screen than the big screen. Some of the dialogue Tom Arnold spouts out is quite funny. Rick Moranis does an acceptable job in the lead role, even though it seems he's been playing wimpy characters for his whole film career.

The showdown is a little heavy handed (eg. Arnold firing a nail gun at Moranis), but was obviously thrown in to keep the movie from getting too dull.

If it's on TV late at night, watch it...and then go to bed.

Rating: **


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