Bruiser (2000) - Plot Summary Poster


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  • 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
  • George Romero's latest film (his first since "The Dark Half") is about a man who one day wakes to find that his face is now a smooth white, featureless mask. Freed by this newfound anonymity, he then seeks revenge on all who have wronged him.

    - Written by Ronnie Sevin <webmaster@bruiser.8m.com>
  • A weak-willed businessman, pushed to the edge of sanity by his demanding job and people who don't respect him, wakes up one day to find his face a blank image of a white porcelain mask, and he takes advantage to this unexplained supernatural event to get back at all those who have treated him badly.

    - Written by Matt Patay
  • Bruiser is the story of a man who has always tried to fit in. He keeps his mouth shut, follows the rules, and does what he's supposed to do. But one morning, he wakes up to find his face is gone. All the years of acquiescence have cost him the one thing he can't replace: his identity. Now he's a blank, outside as well as in, an anonymous, featureless phantom. Bent on exacting revenge, he explodes. He isn't going to follow the rules anymore.

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  • After years of being tread upon and cheated on, a man awakens to find his face has a been replaced by a blank, white mask.

    - Written by Daniel Jos. Leary


Henry Creedlow (Jason Flemyng) is a businessman who wakes up in the morning, and goes through his usual routine, doing things like showering, shaving, and brushing his teeth. He then puts a gun to his head and shoots himself...

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