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Big Bully (1996)

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A writer returns to his hometown where he faces the childhood nemesis whose life he ultimately ruined, only the bully wants to relive their painful past by torturing him once again.

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David Leary was bullied by Rosco when he was in elementary school. But he got even on the day his parents moved out of town. Now twenty years later, David, who is a successful writer, is invited back to his home town to teach. Everything is great until Rosco, who is still in town, recognizes him. Now suddenly someone is playing mean practical jokes on him. Isn't David a little too old to be running to the Principal saying "Rosco's picking on me." ? Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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A comedy for the kid in all of us.

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Comedy | Thriller

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Rated PG for mean-spirited pranks, some crude humor and language | See all certifications »

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26 January 1996 (USA)  »

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2 aspondoi filoi  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,131,094, 28 January 1996

Gross USA:

$4,085,000
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1.85 : 1
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Rick Moranis' character is a single parent in this movie. Coincidentally, Rick Moranis was a single parent during the making of this movie. See more »

Goofs

When the bully Fang falls off the waterfall he is holding a piece of a broken branch in his left hand. In the next shot the branch in his right hand. See more »

Quotes

[Viewing a small moon rock]
David: [sarcastically] That's it? Nice rock.
Guard: Move it, smartass!
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References The Andy Griffith Show (1960) See more »

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Freak Show
Performed by 12 Gauge
Written by Isiah Pinkney, Robert Flash Gordon
Courtesy of Street Life/Scotti Bros. Records
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not a total loss
12 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

An elementary school nerd, plagued by insecurity and the need to fit in, lives in a nightmare at the hands of a big, fearsome bully. Nearly twenty years later, he's moved on with his life, has a son, and has made a name for himself as a successful writer. He returns home as a local celebrity to join the teaching staff, but once again encounters his old childhood nemesis who's bent on repeating the same torment despite their advanced ages. Not as bad as it sounds, with two likable, enthusiastic leads who provide some occasional laughs, but the film's dedication to juvenile slapstick grows tiresome after a while. Fans of the actors may not mind. **


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