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Bad Ass (2012)

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A Vietnam veteran who becomes a local hero after saving a man from attackers on a city bus decides to take action when his best friend is murdered and the police show little interest in solving the crime.







Cast overview, first billed only:
Officer Malark
Klondike Washington
Marissa (as Patricia Deleon)
Frank Maharajh ...
Lindsay Kendall


Decorated Vietnam hero Frank Vega returns home only to get shunned by society leaving him without a job or his high school sweetheart. It's not until forty years later when an incident on a commuter bus (where he protects an elderly black man from a pair of skin heads) makes him a local hero where he's suddenly celebrated once again. But his good fortune suddenly turns for the worse when his best friend Klondike is murdered and the police aren't doing anything about it. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


They messed with the wrong senior citizen.


Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, some torture, pervasive language, and some sexual content/nudity | See all certifications »

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13 April 2012 (USA)  »

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Agir Abi  »

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Did You Know?


Frank Vega's "I Am A Motherfucker" shirt is the same exact design as that worn by the old man in the original AC Transit Bus Fight video. See more »


The buses being used during the bus chase keep changing. The bus Vega is driving with San Diego listed as the destination has the numbers 1106 in some scenes on the front, and in others it has no numbers or place to show numbers. Meanwhile, Panther is driving the bus bound for Las Vegas, and the 1106 numbers intermittently appear and disappear on the front of his bus. See more »


Frank Vega: Sometimes a simple things the best!
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References Delta Farce (2007) See more »


Six Million Ways To Die
Written by Kid Frost & Clika One
Performed by Kid Frost & Clika One
Published by Arturo Molina (BMI)
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Of course Hollywood would take this incident and twist the facts to demonize white people
26 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

It's pretty sad that Hollywood and the government (which pretty much owns Hollywood) would take an incident like this and reverse all the races just to make whites look bad, because that's the politically correct thing to do. It makes me sick, and I'm getting really sick of this demonization of whites. What is even sadder is how they basically defecate all over Vietnam Tom by twisting the fact to fit their political agenda of creating hatred for whites. Where is the outrage? Besides all of that, I thought the movie was poorly acted, and was never meant to be a real movie, and rather just an excuse to demonize white people. It's extremely racist... but I guess since I'm white, I have no right to complain in the eyes of all the racist blacks (because there are FAR more racist blacks out there than racist whites), and this movie is just a slap in the face to all whites and to Tom. It's sickening that they would do this disgusting low down politically motivated Hollywood white-hating tactic just to placate all the racist blacks, and it's even sadder that there are so many spineless whites out there that won't call this movie out for what it is: an anti-white propaganda film sponsored by government owned Hollywood for political purposes (getting the nation to think of all whites as racists, when the opposite is true. Is this a long enough review for you, IMDb?

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