Bad Boy Bubby (2005)
Average Rating: 6.8/10
Reviews Counted: 6
Fresh: 5 | Rotten: 1
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Release Date: Apr 26, 2005 Limited
Average Rating: 4/5
User Ratings: 7,846
This Australian cult film draws extremely dark humor from the story of Bubby, a man who has spent the first 35 years of his life locked in a disgusting basement by his abusive, controlling mother. Having been taught that the outside air is poisonous and that leaving home is sinful, he only realizes the truth when his long-absent father returns to disrupt the already twisted family unit. A tragic confrontation follows, forcing Bubby into the real world. Knowing nothing about life, and undoubtedly
Apr 26, 2005 Limited
Apr 26, 2005
Blue Underground - Official Site
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You may not understand Bubby, but damn if you won't want to take him home with you -- if only for an hour or so.
this dark satire-cum-parable (cling)wraps itself in a quirkily beautiful aesthetic that keeps us watching even when the material is at its most repellent or alarming.
The success of the film is largely due to the bravura performance by Hope.
The miracle of casting; with Bad Boy Bubby, Rolf de Heer plucked Nicholas Hope from obscurity and gave him the role of his acting life
Audience Reviews for Bad Boy Bubby
- Bubby: Pop get pizza for cat now.
- Pop: What's the matter with you son? You've got a bit of a mental condition or somethin'?
- Pop: Son! You can call me Pop.
- Bubby: Well, if that's all there is... we're stuffed.
- Bubby: Jesus can see everything I do... and he's going to beat me brainless!
- Bubby: [to the cat] Sit Still!
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