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Bad Boy Bubby (1993)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 26 April 2005 (USA)
Bubby has spent thirty years trapped in the same small room, tricked by his mother. One day, he manages to escape, and, deranged and naive in equal measures, his adventure into the modern and nihilistic life begins.

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9 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Claire Benito ...
Mam
Ralph Cotterill ...
Pop
Syd Brisbane ...
Yobbo
Nikki Price ...
Screaming Woman
Ullie Birve ...
Robbed Woman (as Ulli Birve)
Audine Leith ...
Fondled Salvo
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Cherie the Salvo
Lucia Mastrantone ...
Pizza Waitress
Carmel Johnson ...
Jip De Heer ...
Treelopper
James Ammitzboll ...
Little
Grant Piro ...
Salesman
Celine O'Leary ...
Woman in Mercedes
Dave Flannagan ...
Cop / Warder (as Dave Flanagan)
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Bad Boy Bubby is just that: a bad boy. So bad, in fact, that his mother has kept him locked in their house for his entire thirty years, convincing him that the air outside is poisonous. After a visit from his estranged father, circumstances force Bubby into the waiting world, a place which is just as unusual to him as he is to the world. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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He's been in his room for 35 years. It's time to let him out! See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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26 April 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bubby, el chico malo  »

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$750,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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The entire movie was shot in sequence. This made it easier for Bubby to mimic previous characters' dialogue since he had a chance to hear it performed first. See more »

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The Scientist: [plays organ music in church]
Bubby: Jesus can see everything I do... and he's going to beat me brainless!
The Scientist: Come down.
[Scene change; they are in a factory]
The Scientist: You see, no one's going to help you Bubby, because there isn't anybody out there to do it. No one. We're all just complicated arrangements of atoms and subatomic particles - we don't live. But our atoms do move about in such a way as to give us identity and consciousness. We don't die; our atoms just rearrange themselves. There is no God. There can ...
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits play over a scene showing Bubby playing in a garden with his children. See more »

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Referenced in Juggling Dr Plonk (2008) See more »

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Bad Boy Bubby Blues
Devised by Peter Monaghan
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Some Of The Funniest Scenes I've Ever Seen.
6 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

Many people have found this movie overly confronting and ultimately very disturbing. If you give it a chance it gets you thinking and had me laughing uncontrollably. Some of Bubby's interactions with the outside world were hilarious. It's far from a comedy though, and will bring you through many emotions before the movies over.

Definitely worth watching. (7.5 out of 10)


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