History Film / BigBully

23rd Dec '17 8:00:56 PM valhallaerikson
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* KarmaHoudini: Ben received no punishment for his earlier jerkass behavior. Even despite pulling a HellFaceTurn later in the movie.

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* KarmaHoudini: Ben received no punishment for his earlier jerkass behavior. Even despite pulling a HellFaceTurn HeelFaceTurn later in the movie.
23rd Dec '17 8:00:29 PM valhallaerikson
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* KarmaHoudini: Ben received no punishment for his earlier jerkass behavior. Even despite pulling a HellFaceTurn later in the movie.
23rd Aug '17 8:32:53 PM M3
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** It is worth noting that this swings both ways. While Roscoe has every reason to be pissed at David for ratting him out and subsequently ruining his life over stealing a rock; David at the time didn't really think that Roscoe would have been punished as severely as he was.
10th Mar '17 3:26:08 AM JamesAustin
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This film stands as Rick Moranis's last theatrical film appearance to date. Unfortunately, it was a flop, and it is also notable for holding a [[http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/big_bully/ 0% rating]] on ''Website/RottenTomatoes''.

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This film stands as Rick Moranis's last theatrical film appearance to date. Unfortunately, it was a flop, and it is also notable for holding a [[http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/big_bully/ 0% rating]] on ''Website/RottenTomatoes''.
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* DisproportionateRetribution: In a sense. After David turns Fang in for stealing the moon rock, he got sent to a very harsh reform school that was eventually shut down after a story on 60 Minutes. His time there was not pleasant. He mentions a cellmate who set his mother on fire for vacuuming during LostInSpace.

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* DisproportionateRetribution: In a sense. After David turns Fang in for stealing the moon rock, he got sent to a very harsh reform school that was eventually shut down after a story on 60 Minutes.''60 Minutes''. His time there was not pleasant. He mentions a cellmate who set his mother on fire for vacuuming during LostInSpace.''Series/LostInSpace''.
11th Jan '17 9:10:30 AM Mdumas43073
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Years later, David (played as an adult by Creator/RickMoranis) is a successful author, and he has been invited to teach English at the school he attended as a child. David is intrigued to discover that Victoria (Julianne Phillips), the girl he used to have a crush on, is also on the faculty (as the sex ed instructor, no less) and interested in seeing him. But David's happiness is short-lived when he meets the school's shop teacher none other than Roscoe (Creator/TomArnold). Fang's stay in a juvenile home shattered his spirit, and he's been a spineless loser ever since; these days, David is the only person still afraid of him. Having someone to intimidate again does Roscoe a world of good; it restores his confidence, lifts his spirits, and even saves his marriage. But it doesn't do much for David, who can't exactly complain to the principal that Fang's picking on him again.

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Years later, the adult David (played as an adult by Creator/RickMoranis) (Creator/RickMoranis) is a successful author, and he has been invited to teach English at the school he attended as a child. David is intrigued to discover that Victoria (Julianne Phillips), the girl he used to have a crush on, is also on the faculty (as the sex ed instructor, no less) and interested in seeing him. But David's happiness is short-lived when he meets the school's shop teacher none other than Roscoe (Creator/TomArnold). Fang's stay in a juvenile home shattered his spirit, and he's been a spineless loser ever since; these days, David is the only person still afraid of him. Having someone to intimidate again does Roscoe a world of good; it restores his confidence, lifts his spirits, and even saves his marriage. But it doesn't do much for David, who can't exactly complain to the principal that Fang's picking on him again.
11th Jan '17 9:09:04 AM Mdumas43073
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->''A comedy for the kid in all of us.''

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->''A ->''"A comedy for the kid in all of us.''
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11th Jan '17 9:08:32 AM Mdumas43073
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A writer's triumphant return to his home town turns out to have a very long string attached. As a child, small and timid David Leary grew up in Hastings, Minnesota, where he lived in mortal fear of the school bully, Roscoe Bigger, aka "Fang." Fang loved nothing more than making David's every waking moment a physical and emotional torment. Fortunately for David, his parents moved the family to California not long after David turned the tables on Fang; Fang stole a moon rock from a museum during a field trip and David finked on him, putting Fang on the fast track to reform school.

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A 1996 comedy-drama directed by Steve Miner, in which a writer's triumphant return to his home town turns out to have a very long string attached. attached.

As a child, small and timid David Leary grew up in Hastings, Minnesota, where he lived in mortal fear of the school bully, Roscoe Bigger, aka "Fang." Fang loved nothing more than making David's every waking moment a physical and emotional torment. Fortunately for David, his parents moved the family to California not long after David turned the tables on Fang; Fang stole a moon rock from a museum during a field trip and David finked on him, putting Fang on the fast track to reform school.
3rd Dec '15 10:16:47 AM Morgenthaler
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* SchoolyardBullyAllGrownUp: Roscoe.
* SpiritualAntithesis: To ''LittleGiants''.

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* %%* SchoolyardBullyAllGrownUp: Roscoe.
* %%* SpiritualAntithesis: To ''LittleGiants''.''Film/LittleGiants''.
27th Sep '15 5:06:42 AM NTC3
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27th Sep '15 5:05:50 AM NTC3
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This film stands as Rick Moranis's last theatrical film appearance to date.

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This film stands as Rick Moranis's last theatrical film appearance to date.
date. Unfortunately, it was a flop, and it is also notable for holding a [[http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/big_bully/ 0% rating]] on ''Website/RottenTomatoes''.
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