MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 163 this week

Bruno (2000)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  16 April 2000 (USA)
6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 1,123 users  
Reviews: 28 user | 9 critic

Bruno is the story of a unique young boy genius, Bruno (Alex D. Linz), whose expression of his own individuality leads his family and community along an emotional journey. By the time he ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $9.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street

Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street Debut's Today!


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 titles
created 10 Oct 2010
 
a list of 2001 titles
created 13 Jul 2011
 
a list of 21 titles
created 19 Sep 2011
 
a list of 44 titles
created 28 Nov 2011
 
a list of 33 titles
created 10 Aug 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Bruno" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Bruno (2000)

Bruno (2000) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Bruno.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Brüno (2009)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Flamboyant Austrian fashionista Brüno takes his show to America.

Director: Larry Charles
Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Gustaf Hammarsten, Clifford Bañagale
Dirt (2001)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

When the mother of Junior and his younger brother Scooter, twenty-something, dies, they realize they need a woman around the house, since they haven't a clue how to cook or keep house. ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Covert, Tracy Fraim
Stars: Tracy Fraim, Michael Covert, Tara Chocol
Used People (1992)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

At her husband's funeral, Pearl (Shirley Maclean), Jewish mother of two divorced and antagonistic daughters, meets an old Italian friend (Marcello Mastroianni) of her husband, whose advice ... See full summary »

Director: Beeban Kidron
Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy
Choose Connor (2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Idealistic 15-year old Owen gets the chance of a lifetime to be the youth spokesman for U.S. Senate Candidate Lawrence Connor, only to be exploited in a fierce campaign of TV and radio ads,... See full summary »

Director: Lucas Elliot Eberl
Stars: Darin Cooper, Chris Marquette, Alex D. Linz
Solace (2006)
Short | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

In a desperate attempt to comfort her own life, a mother sends her troubled son Gunther to a mental hospital for Electro-convulsive therapy (ECT). Once admitted, Gunther meets a doctor ... See full summary »

Director: Jonah Salander
Stars: Kathy Bates, Jasper Cole, Sotorios Kaviris
Fast Sofa (2001)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

This road picture follows a dope fiend named Rick, who believes his goal in life is to track down Ginger, a famous porn star who is currently staying in her Beverly Hills hideaway. Rick is ... See full summary »

Director: Salomé Breziner
Stars: Jake Busey, Crispin Glover, Natasha Lyonne
Bird of Prey (1995)
Crime | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

As a boy, Dominik watched an American crime boss murder his father, a police officer fighting corruption in Sofia, Bulgaria. Years later, he attempts to avenge his father's death but is ... See full summary »

Director: Temístocles López
Stars: Lenny von Dohlen, Boyan Milushev, Jennifer Tilly
The West Side Waltz (TV Movie 1995)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Margaret keeps her neighbours at a distance and avoids contact except with Cara. She enjoys her company just for making music since Cara plays the violin accompanying Margaret at the piano.... See full summary »

Director: Ernest Thompson
Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Liza Minnelli, Jennifer Grey
Bruno (2007)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Sam Goetz
Stars: Sam Goetz, Mike Goetz, Timothy Gannon
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Directors: Athol Fugard, Peter Goldsmid
Stars: Kathy Bates, Yvonne Bryceland, Athol Fugard
Bobbycrush (2003)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Bobby Stone is 13 and in love. Problem is that he's in love with his best friend Dylan and Dylan doesn't feel the same way.

Director: Cam Archer
Stars: Jasper Bel, Cassidy Field, Jason Jacen
Reckless (2012)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

LayCee Whitaker is a lovely young woman with a dark past, and an even darker present. What happens when she is faced with a heart-wrenching decision to either straighten up her life, or ... See full summary »

Director: Glenda Giles
Stars: Shayla Love, Jasmine Burke, Anthony Dalton
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Dino Battaglia
...
Donna Marie
...
Mother Superior
...
Shawniqua
Stacey Halprin ...
Angela
...
Dolores
Gwen Verdon ...
Mrs. Drago
...
Sister Della Rosa
Lee Hughes ...
Eddie Mazzaratti
...
Signorelli
Kyle Phillips ...
Capricci
Jordan Perry ...
Buttucci
...
Sister Consolata
Edit

Storyline

Bruno is the story of a unique young boy genius, Bruno (Alex D. Linz), whose expression of his own individuality leads his family and community along an emotional journey. By the time he reaches his final destination, Bruno's story becomes a fable of the importance of each person's uniqueness and originality. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Some people are a little individual See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for rude language, mean-spirited behavior and some thematic material | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 April 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Dress Code  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Last film project for Gwen Verdon. See more »

Goofs

When Helen is trying to teach Bruno how to fight, he hits her with a right hook to left of her face. However, in the next scene, she has a shiner on her right cheek. See more »

Crazy Credits

During the both the opening and the closing credits, Bruno can be heard reciting key words that pertain to the story, along with their definitions. See more »

Connections

References Apocalypse Now (1979) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Quirky movie with great characters
12 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Bruno had two ineffectual parents - an intelligent boy who is out of place except in his own world of spelling. The movie allows the viewer to feel the hurt of the various characters without damning any of them. It shows how adults can be so wrapped up in their own turmoil and battling their inner demons and disappointments that they fail to see just how their children are being affected.

Bruno manages to touch your heart on one hand and make you want to shout at the screen characters at the same time.

The mother is so over the top that at times you are waiting for the punch line to come, but it doesn't - and you are left wanting to shake her and say get over yourself - look at your son! The father mopes around and turns to a shallow witch who on one hand you can see that he cringes with her behavior but his own pitifully low self-esteem makes him gravitate right back to her - maybe her being so low makes him feel so much better? Anyway, the film will grab you and at times frustrate you but there is an underlying redeeming message - tolerance, recognition of uniqueness.


8 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why not? Sam-285
little girl kenna76
A Not So Different Different Ending somethings911
He Makes A Prettier Girl Than I Do!! somethings911
lookalike? ruinedatbirth
After watching Ma Vie en Rose first... kkm_22
Discuss Bruno (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?