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Bully (2001 movie)

5 Ratings: 4.6
A movie directed by Larry Clark

Starring Brad Renfro, Bijou Phillips, Michael Pitt, Nick Stahl   Directed by Larry Clark   Writer:  David McKenna (screenplay)   Based on the true crime novel "Bully: A True Story Of High School Revenge" by … see full wiki

Director: Larry Clark
Release Date: 28 September 2001
MPAA Rating: R
4 reviews about Bully (2001 movie)
review by . November 11, 2008
Bully
These are all great kids. They are your neighbor's kids, they are your kids. They go to the same high school that your kids go to. They don't mean any harm, they just want to have a good time.     This is exactly how you would see them if you were wearing rose-colored glasses. The reality is that these kids were spoiled dropouts, druggies, and didn't work most of the time.     Bobby Kent (Nick Stahl) is cruising through life, waiting for daddy to set him up …
review by . April 22, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
"Bully"    Frightening and Real    Amos Lassen and Cinema Pride    While not a horror film, "Bully" is one of the scariest movies I have seen and the reason that it evokes such fear is that it is a true story. Larry Clark directed this movie that is about teenagers that have absolutely nothing going for them. They have sex all of the time, they drink to excess, they smoke pot and drop acid and their lives are reckless and meaningless.   I …
review by . April 03, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Performances in particular, but otherwise everything is a pro.      Cons: Nothing      The Bottom Line: Unfettered look at a slacker community and what their annomie can cause.      Plot Details: This opinion reveals everything about the movie''s plot.      Bully is the most disturbing film I have seen in a very long time—not since I watched the almost completely ignored Godmoney in 1998 I have felt …
review by . July 28, 2002
Bully is a story that envolves the frailties of man, and revenge. Some could just look at the outer surface of Bully, and see a violent flick plastered with teen drug use and rampant sex. But, looking underneath you will see a story about teens, that on their own, even coming from good homes, stray and commit the ultimite act of violence. On their own, these character's don't stand a chance, but when they bind together, they forge a chilling bond of rage. "Want to kill a guy?" They agree it can …
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