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* BittersweetEnding: Adam defeats Megaton, earning him respect and fame as a battle rapper, but at the cost of his girlfriend, his friend and mentor Behn, his scholarship, his home, and his relationship with his dad.

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Adam defeats Megaton, earning him respect and fame as a battle rapper, but at the cost of his girlfriend, his friend and mentor Behn, his scholarship, his home, and his relationship with his dad.dad]].


''Bodied'' is a 2017 comedy-drama directed by Joseph Kahn and produced by {{Music/Eminem}}. The film is about Adam (Calum Worthy), a white graduate student at Berkley who becomes a competitive battle rapper while working on a graduate thesis on the use of the n-word in battle rap.

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''Bodied'' is a 2017 battle rap comedy-drama film directed by Joseph Kahn and produced by {{Music/Eminem}}. {{Music/Eminem}}, reportedly loosely based on his life.

The film is about Adam (Calum Worthy), a white graduate student at Berkley who becomes a competitive battle rapper Berkeley who, while working on a graduate thesis on the use of the n-word N-word in battle rap.
rap, becomes a battle rapper himself.

His passion isn't exactly met with open arms -- his girlfriend Maya is taken aback by the perceived misogyny of the raps, and his father (a professor at Berkeley) doesn't take the idea seriously.

As he climbs up the ranks, his passing enthusiasm turns into a competitive obsession as he earns success and sparks outrage alike.

''Bodied'' won the Toronto International Film Festival People's Choice Award alongside Fantastic Fest's 2017 Audience Award. Exclusive streaming rights for the film were acquired by [=YouTube=] Red in January 2018, with a limited theatrical release in November of that year.



* DefeatMeansFriendship: Adam becomes friends with Prospek and his friends after defeating him in a rap battle. Prospek even compliments him on his "creative Asian jokes".
--> '''Prospek:''' Shit, at least you knew I was Korean instead of calling me "chink" the whole time. Far as I'm concerned, that's culturally sensitive by battle rap standards.
* EnemyMine: After Adam defeats Behn, a couple of other rappers begin heckling both of them. Behn and Adam immediately team up to take them down.
* GracefulLoser: After the final battle, even Megaton is won over by Adam's skills.

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* DefeatMeansFriendship: DefeatMeansFriendship:
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Adam becomes friends with Prospek and his friends after defeating him in a rap battle. Prospek even compliments him on his "creative Asian jokes".
--> ---> '''Prospek:''' Shit, at least you knew I was Korean instead of calling me "chink" the whole time. Far as I'm concerned, that's culturally sensitive by battle rap standards.
** Subverted with Adam and [[spoiler:Behn]]. [[spoiler:While Behn used hard-hitting fictional bars, Adam opts to use actual personal details about him, cementing his commitment to winning and his betrayal of Behn's trust. Adam is shocked that he's unable to settle differences after the fight ends, seeing the insults as "just battle rap", but Behn tells him that not only do words have consequences, but battle rap has become an outlet for genuine anger and cruelty for Adam and not just an act. This marks the end of their friendship.]]
* EnemyMine: After [[spoiler:After Adam defeats Behn, a couple of other rappers begin heckling both of them. Behn and Adam immediately team up to take them down.
down.]]
* GracefulLoser: After [[spoiler:After the final battle, even Megaton is won over by Adam's skills.]]



* TheUnfettered:
--> [Adam gets up after being punched in the face, bleeding from his mouth.]
--> '''Adam:''' That little love tap? That was real touchin'. ''But I just murdered my own friend so you should know that I don't feel nothin'!''
* TheUnreveal: A minor plot point involves Adam not yet having picked a battle rap name. In the final scene, he says that he's finally figured out his battle rap name, and it's- ROLL CREDITS.

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* TheUnfettered:
--> [Adam gets up after being punched
TheUnfettered: [[spoiler:Megaton responds to Adam's disses towards him by punching him in the face, bleeding from his mouth.]
--> '''Adam:''' That
face...to which he jumps right back up and keeps rapping.]]
-->[[spoiler:"That
little love tap? That was real touchin'. ''But I just murdered my own friend so you should know that I don't feel nothin'!''
nothin'!"'']]
* TheUnreveal: A minor plot point involves Adam not yet having picked a battle rap name. In [[spoiler:In the final scene, he says that he's finally figured out his battle rap name, name. He looks up to the camera and it's- ROLL CREDITS.says "My name is--" before the credits roll and Music/{{Eminem}}'s "My Name Is" plays.]]



* WhatTheHellHero: After their battle, Adam talks to Behn hoping that they're "cool" despite all the terrible things Adam said because "anything goes" in battle rapping. But Behn says no, and calls Adam out for deluding himself into thinking there wouldn't be consequences for what he says, and that everyone who's criticising him is wrong so he doesn't have to consider that he might not actually be a good person, after all. He ends their friendship, and [[OptOut leaves the battle rap game]] to return to his job and family.

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* WhatTheHellHero: After their battle, Adam talks to Behn [[spoiler:Behn]] hoping that they're "cool" despite all the terrible things Adam said because "anything goes" in battle rapping. But Behn [[spoiler:Behn says no, and calls Adam out for deluding himself into thinking there wouldn't be consequences for what he says, and that everyone who's criticising him is wrong so he doesn't have to consider that he might not actually be a good person, person after all. He ends their friendship, and [[OptOut leaves the battle rap game]] to return to his job and family.]]

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* ActuallyPrettyFunny: When Megaton goes after Adam's friends, he calls Devine "[[Music/TheNotoriousBig Biggie]] [[Music/NickiMinaj Minaj]]", which even Prospek finds funny. Devine is not so impressed.


* BittersweetEnding: Adam defeats Megaton, earning him respect and fame as a battle rapper, but in the process he's lost his girlfriend, his friend and mentor Behn, his scholarship, his home, and his relationship with his dad.

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* BittersweetEnding: Adam defeats Megaton, earning him respect and fame as a battle rapper, but in at the process he's lost cost of his girlfriend, his friend and mentor Behn, his scholarship, his home, and his relationship with his dad.



* WhatTheHellHero: After their battle, Adam talks to Behn hoping that they're "cool" despite all the terrible things Adam said because "anything goes" in battle rapping. But Behn refuses to do so, calling Adam out for deluding himself into thinking there wouldn't be consequences for what he says, and for choosing to think that everyone who's criticising him is wrong so he doesn't have to consider that he might not be a good person, after all. He ends their friendship, and [[OptOut leaves the rap game]] to return to his job and family.

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* WhatTheHellHero: After their battle, Adam talks to Behn hoping that they're "cool" despite all the terrible things Adam said because "anything goes" in battle rapping. But Behn refuses to do so, calling says no, and calls Adam out for deluding himself into thinking there wouldn't be consequences for what he says, and for choosing to think that everyone who's criticising him is wrong so he doesn't have to consider that he might not actually be a good person, after all. He ends their friendship, and [[OptOut leaves the battle rap game]] to return to his job and family.


'''Bodied''' is a 2017 comedy-drama directed by Joseph Kahn and produced by {{Music/Eminem}}. The film is about Adam (Calum Worthy), a white graduate student at Berkley who becomes a competitive battle rapper while working on a graduate thesis on the use of the n-word in battle rap.

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'''Bodied''' ''Bodied'' is a 2017 comedy-drama directed by Joseph Kahn and produced by {{Music/Eminem}}. The film is about Adam (Calum Worthy), a white graduate student at Berkley who becomes a competitive battle rapper while working on a graduate thesis on the use of the n-word in battle rap.


* BittersweetEnding: Adam's win against the film's BigBad Megaton earns him respect and fame as a battle rapper, but in the process he's lost his girlfriend, his friend and mentor Behn, his scholarship, his home, and his relationship with his dad.
* DefeatMeansFriendship: Adam becomes friends with Prospek after defeating him in a rap battle. Prospek even compliments him on his "creative Asian jokes".

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* BittersweetEnding: Adam's win against the film's BigBad Megaton earns Adam defeats Megaton, earning him respect and fame as a battle rapper, but in the process he's lost his girlfriend, his friend and mentor Behn, his scholarship, his home, and his relationship with his dad.
* DefeatMeansFriendship: Adam becomes friends with Prospek and his friends after defeating him in a rap battle. Prospek even compliments him on his "creative Asian jokes".



* EnemyMine: After Adam defeats Behn, a couple of other rappers begin heckling both of them. Behn and Adam instantly team up to take them down.

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* EnemyMine: After Adam defeats Behn, a couple of other rappers begin heckling both of them. Behn and Adam instantly immediately team up to take them down.



--> '''Prospek:''' An [[AllAsiansKnowMartialArts old martial arts master]] doing a spin kick in the middle of a sushi restaurant!? Really? Do you even know how much of a fuckin' stereotype you made us look like? You set Asians back a hundred years!

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--> '''Prospek:''' An [[AllAsiansKnowMartialArts old martial arts master]] doing doin' a spin kick in the middle of a sushi restaurant!? Really? Do you even know how much of a fuckin' stereotype you made us look like? You set Asians back a hundred years!

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[[caption-width-right:350:Meet Oakland's newest battle rapper.]]

'''Bodied''' is a 2017 comedy-drama directed by Joseph Kahn and produced by {{Music/Eminem}}. The film is about Adam (Calum Worthy), a white graduate student at Berkley who becomes a competitive battle rapper while working on a graduate thesis on the use of the n-word in battle rap.

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* BittersweetEnding: Adam's win against the film's BigBad Megaton earns him respect and fame as a battle rapper, but in the process he's lost his girlfriend, his friend and mentor Behn, his scholarship, his home, and his relationship with his dad.
* DefeatMeansFriendship: Adam becomes friends with Prospek after defeating him in a rap battle. Prospek even compliments him on his "creative Asian jokes".
--> '''Prospek:''' Shit, at least you knew I was Korean instead of calling me "chink" the whole time. Far as I'm concerned, that's culturally sensitive by battle rap standards.
* EnemyMine: After Adam defeats Behn, a couple of other rappers begin heckling both of them. Behn and Adam instantly team up to take them down.
* GracefulLoser: After the final battle, even Megaton is won over by Adam's skills.
* InstantWebHit: Deconstructed. The video of Adam's battle against Prospek is posted online (and even used in a classroom lecture by his now ex-girlfriend), which turns the entire student body against Adam and basically ruins his life.
* StopBeingStereotypical: Adam and his friends stop by a sushi restaurant where Prospek works as a chef, but the owner kicks them out for making fun of Prospek (even though Prospek takes the jibes in good humour, noting that ignorant white people wouldn't even notice [[IdenticalLookingAsians a Korean working in a Japanese sushi restaurant]]) and even roundhouse kicks Che when he tries to approach him. Prospek berates his boss for playing into the stereotype.
--> '''Prospek:''' An [[AllAsiansKnowMartialArts old martial arts master]] doing a spin kick in the middle of a sushi restaurant!? Really? Do you even know how much of a fuckin' stereotype you made us look like? You set Asians back a hundred years!
* TheUnfettered:
--> [Adam gets up after being punched in the face, bleeding from his mouth.]
--> '''Adam:''' That little love tap? That was real touchin'. ''But I just murdered my own friend so you should know that I don't feel nothin'!''
* TheUnreveal: A minor plot point involves Adam not yet having picked a battle rap name. In the final scene, he says that he's finally figured out his battle rap name, and it's- ROLL CREDITS.
* WhatTheHellHero: After their battle, Adam talks to Behn hoping that they're "cool" despite all the terrible things Adam said because "anything goes" in battle rapping. But Behn refuses to do so, calling Adam out for deluding himself into thinking there wouldn't be consequences for what he says, and for choosing to think that everyone who's criticising him is wrong so he doesn't have to consider that he might not be a good person, after all. He ends their friendship, and [[OptOut leaves the rap game]] to return to his job and family.

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