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Bruiser (2000)

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After years of being tread upon and cheated on, a man awakens to find his face has a been replaced by an blank, white mask.

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Storyline

The young executive of a publicity agency Henry Creedlow is a man that has repressed morbid thoughts and is walked over by most of his acquaintances: his wife is cheating on him with his boss and stealing his investments with help from his best friend; his housemaid is frequently stealing from his house and insulting him in Spanish; even his annoying poodle does not respect him. While in his daily morning routine listening to a talk show on the radio, he hears a man committing suicide live because he had been felt miserable and disrespected for a long time, and Henry feels impressed with the tragic story. The next morning, he wakes up to find his face covered by a white mask, changing his personality and letting him seek revenge against those who have humiliated him. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Revenge has no face. See more »

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Rated R for sexuality, violence, language and some drug use | See all certifications »
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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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This was the first George Romero movie not shot primarily in or around Romero's hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. See more »

Quotes

Janine Creedlow: You hear me asshole? I said don't wait up!
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Referenced in Vanilla Sky (2001) See more »

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Bruiser
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Well written, well directed
5 April 2001 | by (West Chester, Pennsylvania - USA) – See all my reviews

I got the chance to see Bruiser at a small screening in the presence of George A. Romero himself when he visited my college campus. I thought it was very interesting, a well written story as well as tightly directed. At the time I met with Romero, he wasn't sure if it would be released theatrically or move straight to video/DVD. He did tell me that it was produced by a small Canadian film company and may not be released in the U.S. for quite some time. Still, the Romero fans that I watched this with seemed to enjoy every second of it, as did I. I would refer this film to anyone who enjoys the dark comedy/cult classics such as Pulp Fiction or A Clockwork Orange.


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