6.4/10
1,254
2 user 22 critic

Beware the Gonzo (2010)

Trailer
1:34 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Video

A young muckraker decides to start his own underground newspaper at his high school.

Director:

Writer:

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A wedding at her parents' Annapolis estate hurls high-strung Lynn into the center of touchy family dynamics.

Director: Sam Levinson
Stars: Ellen Barkin, Ezra Miller, Ellen Burstyn
City Island (2009)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The Rizzos, a family who doesn't share their habits, aspirations, and careers with one another, find their delicate web of lies disturbed by the arrival of a young ex-con (Strait) brought ... See full summary »

Director: Raymond De Felitta
Stars: Andy Garcia, Julianna Margulies, Steven Strait
Every Day (2010)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A comedy about a New York City couple (Schreiber and Hunt) in romantic and family crises.

Director: Richard Levine
Stars: Liev Schreiber, Helen Hunt, Carla Gugino
Afterschool (2008)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

An Internet-addicted prep-school student captures on video camera the drug overdose of two girls.

Director: Antonio Campos
Stars: Ezra Miller, Jeremy Allen White, Emory Cohen
Busted Walk (2011)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Steven Tanenbaum
Stars: Kristen Abate, Megan Armitage, Kevin Breznahan
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Kevin's mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly vicious things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined.

Director: Lynne Ramsay
Stars: Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, Ezra Miller
Madame Bovary (2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Bored in her marriage to a country doctor and stifled by life in a small town, the restless Emma Bovary pursues her dreams of passion and excitement, whatever they may cost.

Director: Sophie Barthes
Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Ezra Miller, Paul Giamatti
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Twenty-four male students out of seventy-five were selected to take on randomly assigned roles of prisoners and guards in a mock prison situated in the basement of the Stanford psychology building.

Director: Kyle Patrick Alvarez
Stars: Ezra Miller, Tye Sheridan, Billy Crudup
Glue (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

"A teenage summer in a small town in the desert, a dysfunctional family, a rock band, a can full of glue, two boys, one girl, loads of tongue kisses, dry heat, wind in Patagonia, ... See full summary »

Director: Alexis Dos Santos
Stars: Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Nahuel Viale, Inés Efron
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A young man with Tourette's Syndrome embarks on a road trip with his recently-deceased mother's ashes.

Director: Gren Wells
Stars: Zoë Kravitz, Dev Patel, Robert Patrick
Critical Hit! (TV Movie 2015)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

The epic fantasy adventure concerning a party of heroes... and the teenagers who control them through a role-playing game.

Director: Kirk Damato
Stars: Jackie Clarke, Matt DeCoster, Mo Fathelbab
Short | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Stars: Gavin Speiller, Brian Huskey, Julie Brister
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Evie Wallace
...
Horny Rob Becker
Stefanie Y. Hong ...
Ming Na (as Stefanie Hong)
...
...
...
Diane Gilman
...
Arthur Gilman
...
Principal Roy
...
Stone
...
Malloy
...
Errol
...
Charlie Ronald
...
Cafeteria Guy
...
Kevin
Edit

Storyline

Eddie "Gonzo" Gilman is starting a revolution. When the wild-eyed rebel journalist is ousted from his prep school's newspaper by its über-popular editor, Eddie fronts an underground movement to give a voice to all the misfits, outcasts, and nerds. Soon the power of the press is in Eddie's hands... but will he use it wisely? Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 September 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Gonzo Files  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

Horny Rob sets up a video camera to secretly record himself having sex with two high school girls. In his video, the image zooms in on Horny Rob's face, which can't have happened unless Rob also had someone else in the room running the camera. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Eddie 'Gonzo' Gilman: In the past week, I blew my chance to go to college, I lost all my friends, and I almost ruined my parents' marriage. The one girl I ever cared about will probably never talk to me again. And I... I also got my face kicked in, but... after everything I've done, I probably got off easy.
See more »

Connections

References All the President's Men (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

All My Kin
Performed by Chisel
Written by Ted Leo, Jon Dugan and Chris Norborg
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The Ultimate Movie Review! - http://tss5078.blogspot.com - @tss5078
20 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's the first week of Senior year and already, Gonzo Gilman has been kicked off the school paper and his friends are being bullied. Gonzo is a smart kid and he knows better than anyone that the pen is mightier than the sword. With the help of his loser buddies, Gonzo comes up with a plan to create the anti-newspaper of his High School, a publication that focuses on the negatives of the school and it's students. Most of these High School themed movies are about the popular kids drama or the unknown student who becomes a legend, but how often do you see the losers rise up against the popular kids, in a non-violent way? This story was written by Bryan Goluboff, who also wrote the screen play for one of my favorite movies, The Basketball Diaries. Much like that film, this one is as clever as it is funny. Ezra Miller stars as Gonzo, and gives the best performance I've seen him give. Yes, he was great in Perks of Being a Wallflower, but he has a whole different energy here, and I think it might have something to do with Miller's personal life. Miller is openly gay and has often talked about how difficult it's been for him. The character he's playing here, Gonzo Gilman, is a cult hero for every kid that's ever been bullied and didn't know what to do about it, and in a way I think this role was Miller's way of fighting back against what happened to him. He's opposed by Jesse McCartney, the most popular kid in school. I think McCartney is a tremendous talent and he's a good looking kid. For that reason, he's always portrayed as this sweet, lovable guy, and it was really great to see him in a different type of role. Sometimes the best way to rejuvenate your career is by trying something new and it works here. Beware The Gonzo is a refreshingly unique, independent film, with a great young cast, and an amazing writer, who is very particular about what he does. Everything comes together to create something terrific that we really haven't seen before. I can honestly say I loved every minute of this film and for that it's receives the label of must see movie!


3 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Question... sfstewart
Is Jesse McCartney going to be in this? misscool300
Can't find the song ransom662
Discuss Beware the Gonzo (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?