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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 | Drama | 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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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 bully is beating up the kid in the playground, the smaller kid is wearing obvious body padding. See more »

Quotes

Roscoe Bigger: Okay who did that? If I find out who did that, I'll...
Stookie: You'll what?
Roscoe Bigger: Um... Well we'll just see.
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References 60 Minutes (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

(I Want To) Thank You
Written by Gordon Chambers and Barry Eastmond
Performed by Freddie Jackson
Courtesy of Street Life/Scotti Bros. Records
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Not bad...until the ending
17 April 1999 | by (North Bay, Ontario) – See all my reviews

Much to my surprise, I was actually finding this to be an amusing film for the first hour or so. I laughed more than a few times, and there was a touch of humanity that seemed to fit rather well. Then, for no good reason, the writers tacked on a pathetic ending that left a bitter taste in my mouth. I would even say that this was a good movie for the most part, but the STUPID showdown at the end killed all credibility that had been created. How aggravating.


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