5.9/10
7,579
53 user 23 critic

Boot Camp (2008)

A group of at-risk teens are sent to a what they think is a rehabilitation program on Fiji, but it's really a prison-like camp where kids are abused and brainwashed.

Director:

Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

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

After going through 50 jobs, a young man lands a dream gig as a driver for an escort service.

Director: Ron Carlson
Stars: Mila Kunis, Nicki Aycox, Dian Bachar
After Sex (2007)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Vignettes about eight different couples at varying points in their relationships, each having conversations immediately after having sex.

Director: Eric Amadio
Stars: Marc Blucas, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Emmanuelle Chriqui
Adventure | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Rick Robinson is a ladder-climbing law intern from Miami with four days until the Bar Exam. Desperate to score points with his boss (McAllister), he commits to a favor he can't afford. He ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Black
Stars: Benjamin Gourley, Mila Kunis, Jon Heder
Bootcamp (1999)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Norman Hull
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Ben (as Gregory Edward Smith)
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Barbara Gates Wilson ...
...
...
...
...
Stan (as Christino Nannarone)
...
Ben's Father
Edit

Storyline

When provocatively impish drug addict Sophie is forcibly shipped off by her passive mother and brutally domineering stepfather to dodgy, messianic and platitude-spouting Dr. Arthur Hail's completely isolated Fiji island boot camp for wayward teens (a.k.a. Camp Serenity), her perfectly respectable boyfriend Ben refuses to stand passively by. He fakes a drug problem to get himself enrolled in Dr. Hail's Advanced Serenity Achievement Program, where he plans to find and escape with Sophie. Meanwhile both teens witness and endure the physically harsh and psychologically brutal conditions fostered by the doctor and enforced by Logan, his militaristic and imposing chief of security - where all "enrollees" have "less rights than prisoners on death row." Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Terror in Paradise See more »

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

8 May 2008 (Kuwait)  »

Also Known As:

Straight Edge  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(European Film Market)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Peter Stormare plays Dr. Arthur Hail, but closing credits list the character's name as Dr. Norman Hail. Nowhere in the film is he ever called Norman. See more »

Goofs

When Sophie first arrives, Ellen says she has two months left. When Sophie is later put in the circle, they say Sophie's been there for over a month. Right after that, as they are seeing people leave, they mention Ellen leaving in two months again. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Arthur Hail: [watching the girls kick Sophie in a group assault] Every time we give these kids the proper incentive, they will rise to the occasion.
See more »

Soundtracks

Oh My
Written by Jonathan Bates
Performed by Mellowdrone
Courtesy of 3 Entertainment/Red Ink/Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not brilliant but definitely something different....
24 November 2008 | by (Megha Valley) – See all my reviews

..which is probably the reason enough for one time watch. I liked the movie for its different approach and the questions it raises and forces us to ponder over the issue of such camps as ASAP. If such camps exist, and actually they do, what is their purpose? if the purpose is to "help" the troubled teens, they fail miserably or at least the movie says so. coming to the movie, it was a good film with a lot of potential. maybe better actors may have been able to pull it off much better but nevertheless the movie doesn't disappoint you. my suggestion to those who have not watched this movie is to watch it before forming an opinion over it. believe me its not that bad as some comments here suggest.


11 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?