The Death and Life of Bobby Z
The Death and Life of Bobby Z (1982)

Ex-Marine and convicted criminal Tim Kearney has been marked for death by a murderous biker gang, and now in order to cheat death he will assume the role of a powerful, recently deceased drug lord in this pulsating crime thriller starring… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 17, 1982
DVD Release Date: November 16, 2007
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Joe Leydon

Pic overall has the feel of something tossed off to pass time and pay bills between more prestigious gigs.

Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

Filled with head scratchingly dumb twists and cornball dialogue, this is not exactly a brilliant film. Yet it's got a slick look and at least a few passable action scenes.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...ultimately manages to overcome its myriad of deficiencies to become a surprisingly entertaining little actioner...

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Keith Breese

There's a reason this went straight to DVD, folks

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Flixster User Reviews
Bannan instant enigma- just add water
I think I'm being generous, but come on this was just TERRIBLE.
jay nixon
Ordinary crime actioner is a decent enough time waster as long as you don't have expectations of anything special. Paul Walker, a very handsome but… More
Manu Gino
To live a life of his own, he has to die first. Very good film! To tell you the truth I didn't know what to expect from this movie but I was gladly… More
Dean McKenna
Fine Paul Walker's action-packed thriller movie as well as his action scenes are cool.
Cynthia S.
Not bad, not great. Paul Walker may get a lot of razz for his acting, but I will take his acting any day over Keanu Reeves. The actor I was really disappointed… More
Todd Smith
Isn't it funny, how the movies you really don't expect much out of, turn out to be the most fun. Bobby Z wasn't something that was high on my… More