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
They messed with the wrong senior citizen.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for violence, some torture, pervasive language, and some sexual content/nudity
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Did You Know?
Bad Ass was loosely based on the AC Transit Bus fight, which was filmed by a bystander and became a viral video on YouTube. See more
All the passenger transport buses and police car have the same license plate number. See more
I told you I didn't wanna fight.
Followed by Bad Ass 2: Bad Asses