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The Bad Batch (2016)

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In a desert dystopia, a young woman is kidnapped by cannibals.

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Ana Lily Amirpour
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Suki Waterhouse ... Arlen
Jason Momoa ... Miami Man
Jayda Fink ... Honey
Keanu Reeves ... The Dream
Jim Carrey ... The Hermit
Yolonda Ross ... Maria
Aye Hasegawa Aye Hasegawa ... Mousey
Giovanni Ribisi ... The Screamer
Louie Lopez Jr. Louie Lopez Jr. ... Chuy (as Louie Lopez)
E.R. Ruiz ... Lone Man
Cory Roberts Cory Roberts ... Big Black Bridge Man
Joni Podesta Joni Podesta ... Muscle Woman #1
Almayvonne ... Muscle Woman #2 (as Almayvonne Dixon)
Danielle Orner Danielle Orner ... One Legged Dancing Girl
Mandy Pursley Mandy Pursley ... Junkyard Amputee Woman
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Storyline

THE BAD BATCH follows Arlen (Waterhouse) after she's left in a Texas wasteland fenced off from civilization. While trying to navigate the unforgiving landscape, Arlen is captured by a savage band of cannibals led by the mysterious Miami Man (Momoa). With her life on the line, she makes her way to The Dream (Reeves). As she adjusts to life in 'the bad batch' Arlen discovers that being good or bad mostly depends on who's standing next to you.

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Rated R for violence, language, some drug content and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Much of the filming was done in Bombay Beach, California. Which is "technically" still part of Niland, California, and many locals were cast as extras in the film. See more »

Goofs

Towards the beginning of the film, Miami Man's chest tattoo is written to resemble one word. As the film progresses, the words are shown to be more separated. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Female Voice: [making announcements] USRCs employees are advised to avoid prolonged physical contact with bad batch inmates. This includes eye contact.
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Written by Jordan Lieb
Performed by Jordan Lieb (as Black Light Smoke)
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Did they spend all the money on getting actors and could pay a scriptwriter?
20 September 2017 | by neil_j_harperSee all my reviews

No exaggeration 90% of this movie is people walking in silence, staring in silence or sitting in silence.

It's excruciating.

It's grind house trying to be "arty" and failing at both in the process.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

23 June 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$89,111, 25 June 2017

Gross USA:

$180,851

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$201,890
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