Clifford Peach (Chris Makepeace), an easygoing teenager, is finding less than easy to fit in at his new high school, where a tough-talking bully (Matt Dillon) terrorizes his classmates and extorts their lunch money. Refusing to pay up, Clifford enlist the aid of an overgrown misfit whose mere presence intimidates students and teachers alike. But their "business relationship" soon turns personal as Clifford and the troubled loner forge a winning alliance against their intimidators - and a very special friendship with each other. Ruth Gordon, Martin Mull, Joan Cusack and John Houseman round out "a truly remarkable cast" (Variety) in this delightful coming-of-age comedy and triumphant tribute to the underdog.
Clifford Peache is a sensitive, well-to-do teen who becomes the target of bully Melvin Moody after he starts attending a new school. Clifford then acquires the services of the school's most feared kid as a bodyguard. . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki
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Larry L (jp) wrote: beautiful! beautiful! beautiful!
Kristen P (nl) wrote: Queen Uma Thurman & amazing music.
Eliabeth H (mx) wrote: This movie restored my faith in Australian cinema which to be honest, has been struggling to make a movie that doesn't make me cover my eyes and cringe. The visual effects were exceptional and I'm not going to lie, Adam Garcia was a treat and a half.
Justin O (ag) wrote: A smart approach that fails due to the uninteresting portrayal of the times and not the incident itself.
Paul E (ag) wrote: Michael Dunn was truly one of the under-utilized actors of his generation.
Gina A (nl) wrote: This movie has been one of my favorites for so long! Doris Day took the cake for best acting in this movie- awesome.
Nicky S (br) wrote: A gripping, high-quality thriller with great acting but also some really soppy romance sequences that seem thrown in. Lilly Raines seems to be in the movie solely to be Frank's love interest, and those scenes are really corny. However, other than that, its a really good movie.