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Bang Bang You're Dead (2002)

Trevor is a troubled high school student, thanks to the effects of bullying. This is the story of his fight to break free.

Director:

Guy Ferland
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Cavanagh ... Val Duncan
Ben Foster ... Trevor Adams
Randy Harrison ... Sean
Janel Moloney ... Ellie Milford
Jane McGregor ... Jenny Dahlquist
David Paetkau ... Brad Lynch
Eric Johnson ... Mark Kenworth
Kristian Ayre Kristian Ayre ... Kurt
Brent Glenen Brent Glenen ... Zach
Gillian Barber ... Principal Meyer
Eric Keenleyside ... Bob Adams
Glynis Davies ... Karen Adams
Ryan McDonald ... Vanderhoff
Chad Faust ... Alex Lumberman
Andrew Sabiston ... Mr. Olson
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Storyline

For the most part it's a tale of an adolescent, Trevor, who gets picked on a lot at school. Not as much as he used to, because the year before he called in a phony bomb threat, complete with a working bomb (minus anything that would actually explode). Because of this, parents and teachers are afraid of him, and his fellow students generally avoid him, except for a group of outcasts called the "Trogs". As violence by the Jocks against the Trogs escalates, Trevor is the suspect for anything gone wrong, even though he didn't necessarily do anything. One teacher is willing to give Trevor the benefit of the doubt, and casts him in a highly controversial play about (what else?) school shootings. It all comes to a head as some other students create a plan to bring guns to school and kill everyone in the cafeteria. Written by Lady Lamia

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for elements of violence | See all certifications »

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Quotes

Trevor: [Shown on the videotape] When I am gone, you will all have this to ponder and maybe realize why I did what I did. A little push in front of other kids is a very big deal, particularly when you know it's gonna happen to you every single day, every single day, every single day, you are almost relieved when it actually happens. You are always waiting, waiting for the next attack. They don't just hurt kids, they make you hurt yourself. I cant take two more years of this, and the more they call me ...
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Angry, Young and Poor
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great movie on high school violence...
2 October 2004 | by krazziejen89See all my reviews

well i watched this movie during summer school for my health class and i thought this movie was the best movie i've seen about high school violence.. i know how it feels to be picked on i've been through that but because my school has so many teachers around i don't see many people hurting other people but there are some people who say stuff to you and it hurts and i've been through that too.. it sucks to be different everything stays with you all that anger all that sadness you just want to let it out some how especially on the people who are causing the problem.... this movie really describes how many teenagers feel who is just trying to find themselves and trying to deal with there daily life of hell from the jocks.. well i give my props to this movie its one of the best of seen for a movie that was on television if you haven't seen this movie yet you really got to check it out..


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Language:

English

Release Date:

21 January 2008 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

Bam kai kato! See more »

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Dolby

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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