Bruiser (2000)

Horror-meister George Romero directs this thriller about a 99-pound weakling who strikes back at everyone who has wronged him in the past. Henry Creedlow (Jason Flemyng) works at a fashion mag called Bruiser for the short-fused, dictatorial… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 2000
DVD Release Date: October 9, 2001
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

It's fascinating in an overwrought kind of way, and even though it was not filmed in Pittsburgh, it's still filled with all of Romero's usual touches.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Bruiser is clearly meant to operate as both a social satire and horror flick, but it's effective in neither realm.

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Jeremiah Kipp

Bruiser may be a lightweight in the Romero canon, but he's still able to deliver the goods.

Chuck O'Leary

Never scary or suspenseful, and only succeeds at being sleazy and unpleasant. It's easy to see why this stinker never got a theatrical release.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The humor is vacuous and the story lacks subtlety.

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Johnny Butane

Bruiser is very adept at getting its point across.

Scott Weinberg

Dark, ugly, violent, and bleak. Fun times for all!

Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

A fairy tale worth telling for Romero who, even in his minor failures, exposes by example the dearth of significance and heart in the majority of today's lifeless knock-offs.

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Flixster Audience Score: 30% Flixster User Reviews
David Ladd
George Romero has been responsible for some of the greatest horror films of all time (Night of the Living Dead among others), and some that are more… More
James Alvarez
Almost as bad as land of the dead.
Curtis Lilly
George A. Romero makes good movies, right? Zombie movies anyway, this one sucked. The only cool part was how freaky his mask looked, and that he imagined… More
Jesse Ortega
You know, I mentioned George Romero in my review for Speech and Debate. I mentioned him because, in the context of that review, I was talking about how I hate… More
Tim Salmons
Not his best, but an interesting flick none-the-less.
Jacob Palacio
Not that great of a movie actually, very boring and unrealistic.