5.7/10
5,263
32 user 102 critic

Bad Milo (2013)

Bad Milo! (original title)
Trailer
2:11 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

A man learns that his unusual stomach pains are being caused by a demon living in his intestines.

Director:

1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

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

Reg and Lindsay run an organic fertiliser business. They need a fresh supply of their "secret ingredient" to process through the meat grinder. Reg comes across two guys and a girl with a broken-down vehicle on their way to a music festival.

Directors: Cameron Cairnes, Colin Cairnes
Stars: Damon Herriman, Angus Sampson, Anna McGahan
Grabbers (2012)
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

When an island off the coast of Ireland is invaded by bloodsucking aliens, the heroes discover that getting drunk is the only way to survive.

Director: Jon Wright
Stars: Richard Coyle, Ruth Bradley, Russell Tovey
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Tale of life, love and the pursuit of happiness... in Cleveland. Nine vignettes about love: an old war hero defends the honor and memory of a long-lost love; a man's past comes to light in ... See full summary »

Directors: Jamie Babbit, Robert C. Banks, and 5 more credits »
Stars: Busy Philipps, Gillian Jacobs, Patrick Antone
Hell Baby (2013)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

An expectant couple who moves into the most haunted house in New Orleans call upon the services of the Vatican's elite exorcism team to save them from a demonic baby.

Directors: Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon
Stars: Rob Corddry, Leslie Bibb, Alex Berg
Stalled I (2013)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A janitor gets trapped in a women's restroom and encounters an all-out attack by a horde of zombies.

Director: Christian James
Stars: Dan Palmer, Antonia Bernath, Tamaryn Payne
Deathgasm (2015)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Two teenage boys unwittingly summon an ancient evil entity known as The Blind One by delving into black magic while trying to escape their mundane lives.

Director: Jason Lei Howden
Stars: Milo Cawthorne, James Blake, Kimberley Crossman
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A young woman grieving the loss of her mother, a famous scream queen from the 1980s, finds herself pulled into the world of her mom's most famous movie. Reunited, the women must fight off the film's maniacal killer.

Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson
Stars: Taissa Farmiga, Malin Akerman, Adam Devine
The Sacrament (2013)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A news team trails a man as he travels into the world of Eden Parish to find his missing sister, where it becomes apparent that this paradise may not be as it seems.

Director: Ti West
Stars: Joe Swanberg, AJ Bowen, Kentucker Audley
WolfCop (2014)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

As a series of strange and violent events begin to occur, an alcoholic policeman realizes that he has been turned into a werewolf as part of a larger plan.

Director: Lowell Dean
Stars: Leo Fafard, Amy Matysio, Sarah Lind
Zombeavers (2014)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A fun weekend turns into madness and horror for a bunch of groupies looking for fun in a beaver infested swamp.

Director: Jordan Rubin
Stars: Rachel Melvin, Cortney Palm, Lexi Atkins
Black Sheep (2006)
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

An experiment in genetic engineering turns harmless sheep into blood-thirsty killers that terrorize a sprawling New Zealand farm.

Director: Jonathan King
Stars: Oliver Driver, Nathan Meister, Tammy Davis
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Murder, memory and Saturday morning television collide in THE CASSIDY KIDS. 25 years ago five suburban kids stumbled on a murder in their sleepy hometown and led police to the killer... See full synopsis »

Director: Jacob Vaughan
Stars: Kadeem Hardison, Anne Ramsay, Judah Friedlander
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Sarah
...
Beatrice
...
Jillian
...
...
Erik Charles Nielsen ...
Allistair
...
...
Bobbi
...
Dr. Yip / Milo (voice)
...
Bradley
...
Joey
...
Abhilash
...
Diane
...
Brittany
Edit

Storyline

Duncan is an average guy who works at an average office job. But he starts to get pains in his stomach whenever he feels stressed out. Things get worse every time he tries to just hide his stress, by burying it inside. It all comes to a head when that "stress" is turned in to an actual little beast that exits his body via his butt and takes revenge on the things that stress him out. But it soon starts to threaten the one thing he loves, his wife. Written by Michael Hallows Eve

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Embrace your inner demon.

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody comic horror violence, and for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

29 August 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bad Milo  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$4,503 (USA) (4 October 2013)

Gross:

$19,613 (USA) (1 November 2013)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Milo and Ralph were mainly controlled by two puppeteers. One handled the body and the other handled the expressive face. See more »

Crazy Credits

Outtakes and some additional scenes run during the credits. Many of them are improvised variations of scenes in the film. See more »

Connections

Spoofs The Brood (1979) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not particularly funny or frightening, but better than expected
11 September 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Bad Milo" could easily have veered into a repulsive display of scatological humor, but instead maintained a fairly restrained tenor throughout. There have been numerous stories about evil doppelgängers, the most famous of which is undoubtedly "The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde." There have also been movies where the doppelgänger was apparently the personification of the male sex drive, as with "Bad Johnson," which I haven't actually seen. Giving the inner demon the appearance of some giant anthropomorphic turd with moray eel teeth, that resides in the protagonist's colon and escapes through his rectum, was a bold choice that presents some comic potential, but undoubtedly alienated many potential and actual viewers.

The dramatic question here is how should one confront/acknowledge/manage ones inner demons. We all occasionally respond to people and situations with anger, jealousy and other ignoble sentiments. Should we keep these bad feelings inside, possibly engendering inner conflicts, or should we vent them and confront them candidly, or should we try to find some unrelated activity that allows us to vent our frustrations without involving those who are the proximate source?

BM presents two characters with inner demons. One withdraws from society to deny his inner demons any source of inspiration or expression. The other attempts to embrace, contain, placate, then confront his demon. However, I felt the dramatic issue was not explored as thoroughly as it might have been. The demon had only one level of response, to brutally murder. But as people, our darker sides find many levels of expression, such as insulting, slighting, ignoring, ostracizing, humiliating and various levels of violence short of lethal.

Simply unleashing the demon to commit murder and mayhem seems a cheap and obvious ploy. What if the demon wreaked havoc in more subtle ways? Instead of physically assaulting the guy in the alley, it might have taken a video of what was a fairly humiliating sequence of events and posted it on YouTube. It could have stolen the businessman's records and delivered them to the FBI, the press and/or his victims.

While the film explores daddy issues and how the sins of the father are visited on the son and the psychological impact of growing up in a broken home that has been abandoned by the father (all of which are discussed more intelligently in Robert Brewster's review), we don't see how other characters deal with anger, frustration or jealousy.

The film is much better than one would expect and worth viewing. Its consideration of the dramatic issue is narrow but deeper than it might appear at first blush. The production values were adequate and it's always nice to see a film where the cinematographer used a tripod whenever possible. Performances were generally good, if restrained. Even Stomare's performance was restrained.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why So Few Threads? smitthhh
Reminded me of Mitchell Lichtenstein's 'Teeth' WomanInTheDunes
How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989) ripoff? Nanook-7
Just love Ken Marino! Ajsmith10
Peter Stormare mikecarswell-1
Erotic Gay Movie sands-821-414469
Discuss Bad Milo (2013) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?