Bad Boy Bubby
Bad Boy Bubby (2005)

This outrageous Australian cult comedy concerns Bubby (Nicholas Hope), a balding, wild-eyed 35-year-old man who has been kept away from society since birth, having been locked in a cellar by his mother (Claire Benito). His mother washes… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 26, 2005
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Christopher Null

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.

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Urban Cinefile

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

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Anton Bitel
Little White Lies

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.

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Andrew Howe
Film Written Magazine

A memorable, affecting and quietly exceptional tale

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The success of the film is largely due to the bravura performance by Hope.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Lady D'arbanville
Bad boy Bubby is a pretty disturbing film of non-social conditioning with severe reprocussions. I have to be honest I found it hard to get past the first 10… More
Ken Stachnik
This movie seriosuly scarred me...
Greg S
After being raised with no knowledge of the outside world in a fallout shelter by his abusive, mentally ill mother, middle-aged Bubby is suddenly released into… More
xGary Xx
I have no idea how to explain this film. It's so very, very wrong! I laughed, and felt guilty for laughing! If you thought the Farrelly brothers were sick,… More
El Hombre Invisible
I knew very little about this controversial film going in, but it worked out to my favor since it allowed me to experience shock with all defenses down.… More
Daniel Parsons
A startling film, and clearly an influence on the likes of <i>Dogtooth</i>, <i>Bad Boy Bubby</i> is disturbing and troubling but also… More