Big Bully


1h 37m 1996

Brief Synopsis

Davey Leary was the kind of kid who was always getting picked on, chased after, beat up and cut down. Roscoe Bigger--known to every cowering schoolyard victim as "Fang"--was the kind of kid who always picked on, chased after, beat up and cut down kids like his favorite prey, Davey. But that was then... Now, David Leary is a novelist who has been asked to teach a semester of creative writing at his former school. David returns home with high hopes of being welcomed as the local-boy-made-good. Sure enough, he's embraced by the small community, reuniting with his old gang and even rekindling his one-time crush on Victoria, now the school's sex education teacher. But when his own rebellious son, Ben, is caught bullying a sensitive kid, Kirby, David is called in Principal Kokeler's office to meet with the boys and Kirby's father--a quiet, henpecked, deferential shop teacher. After the meeting, David makes the horrible discovery that this shop teacher is, in fact, his old tormentor--the dreaded Fang.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Comedy
Family
Romance
Release Date
1996
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

Davey Leary was the kind of kid who was always getting picked on, chased after, beat up and cut down. Roscoe Bigger--known to every cowering schoolyard victim as "Fang"--was the kind of kid who always picked on, chased after, beat up and cut down kids like his favorite prey, Davey. But that was then... Now, David Leary is a novelist who has been asked to teach a semester of creative writing at his former school. David returns home with high hopes of being welcomed as the local-boy-made-good. Sure enough, he's embraced by the small community, reuniting with his old gang and even rekindling his one-time crush on Victoria, now the school's sex education teacher. But when his own rebellious son, Ben, is caught bullying a sensitive kid, Kirby, David is called in Principal Kokeler's office to meet with the boys and Kirby's father--a quiet, henpecked, deferential shop teacher. After the meeting, David makes the horrible discovery that this shop teacher is, in fact, his old tormentor--the dreaded Fang.

Crew

Lawrence Albright

Driver

Michelle Allen

Casting

Arlene L Arnold

Assistant Director

Chris Atkinson

Special Effects

Ruth Atkinson

Office Assistant

Ruth Atkinson

Rights & Clearances

Diana Austin

Production Accountant

J P Bagshaw

On-Set Dresser

Ian Ballard

Hairdresser

Gary Barber

Executive Producer

Lesley Beale

Set Decorator

Barbara Beeby

Craft Service

Phillip Beer

Production

Phillip Beer

Other

Edye Belesco

Casting Associate

Elissa Bello

Visual Effects

Odin Benitez

Sound Effects Editor

Wayne Bennett

Assistant Director

Lydia Bottegoni

Production Supervisor

R K Bowen

Grip

Jeff Bown

Production Assistant

David Boysen

Other

Stewart Bradley

Special Effects

Veronica Brice

Assistant

Dillard Brinson

Key Grip

Amberwren Briskey-cohen

Assistant

Corinne A Brolewicz

Caterer

Stephen S. Campanelli

Camera Operator

Ferne Cassel

Casting

Dan Cervin

Special Effects

Colby Chartrand

Other

Nick Chutskoff

Driver

Alpha Cine

Color

Frank Ciolfitto

Set Production Assistant

Jessica Clothier

Script Supervisor

Gavin B Craig

Best Boy Grip

Brad Creasser

Assistant Camera Operator

Jessica Cunningham

Assistant

Chris David

Rerecording

A W Davidson

Gaffer

Clare Davis

Construction Coordinator

Sandy De Crescent

Music Contractor

Don Digirolamo

Rerecording

Victoria Down

Makeup Artist

Nancy Duggan

Assistant Costume Designer

Catherine Eilentsen

Caterer

David G Epp

Other

Richard H Fahlman

Carpenter

Raymond Fairchild

Transportation Captain

Robert Fernandez

Sound

Robert Fitzgerald

Dialogue Editor

Gil Forrester

Dolly Grip

James Forsyth

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Gary Foster

Producer

Judy French

Accounting Assistant

Anthony Giacinti

Boom Operator

Gordon Glen

Driver

Zoila Gomez

Production Coordinator

Tom Gregg

Grip

Doane Gregory

Photography

Dan Groseclose

Driver

Hilliard Groseclose

Driver

Russ Gubler

Accountant

Randall Guth

Sound Effects Editor

Frank Haddad

Other

Sophia Halpenny

Other

Jennifer Harland

Extras Casting Assistant

Marshall Harvey

Editor

Barb Harwood

Assistant Camera Operator

G Heibein

Driver

Erich Hepnar

Other

Amber Hilkene

Assistant

Michael Hilkene

Sound Editor

Clarence Horkey

Driver

Dave Hospes

Stunts

Ruth Huddleston

Sound

S Lily Hui

Assistant Production Coordinator

Xandy Janko

Original Music

K J Johnson

Assistant Set Decorator

Mark Steven Johnson

Screenplay

George Josef

Other

Bryan Korenberg

Property Master

Lavine Lambkins

Other

Michael Langlois

Other

Lee Lanier

Cgi Artist

Mark Lemmon

Assistant Editor

Jody Levin

Post-Production Supervisor

David Lewis

Best Boy

Steve Lingard

Camera

Kathryn Liotta-couture

Visual Effects

Dean Lockwood

Special Effects Coordinator

Jack Lopatinsky

Driver

Wayne Macconnell

Camera Operator

Alan Mackinnon

Other

Mary Jo Macvey

Other

Stephen Maier

Assistant Camera Operator

J.j. Makaro

Stunt Coordinator

Greg Makaroff

Other

Greg Makaroff

Production

Graeme Manson

On-Set Dresser

Shirley Mantyla

Accountant

Gail K Markley

Assistant

Peter D Marshall

Assistant Director

Paul Massey

Rerecording

David Mastron

Post-Production Accountant

Ignacio Mcburney

On-Set Dresser

Robert Mcfalls

Assistant Editor

Marlise Mckee

On-Set Dresser

Meagan Mclaughlin

Art Assistant

Gord Mcmillan

Driver

Gary B Mcvarish

Carpenter

Douglasann Menchions

Art Director

Reg Milne

Special Effects

Saubrie Mohamed

Other

James Moriana

Foley

Gary J Morneau

Transportation Co-Captain

Sylvia Nablo

Transportation Coordinator

Wayne Nelson

Driver

David Newman

Music

Terry Noble

Driver

Daryn Okada

Director Of Photography

David Orr

Color Timer

Rob Parisien

Video Assist/Playback

Douglas Parker

Assistant Sound Editor

Patrick C Paterson

Grip

Diana Patterson

Costume Supervisor

Kate Peirpoint

Costumes

Lee Pesochin

Office Assistant

Ted Polkinghorne

Other

Larry Portmann

Assistant Camera Operator

Monique Prudhomme

Costume Designer

David Reale

Assistant Editor

Miriam Reid

Set Production Assistant

Lee Rich

Producer

Lisa J Roberts

Makeup Assistant

H Chuck Robinson

Dresser

David Rosychuk

Assistant Property Master

Alan Rourke

Carpenter

Kat Roussos

Craft Service

Kat Roussos

Other

Chris Rudolph

Location Manager

Eddy Santos

Set Production Assistant

Wally Schaab

Digital Effects Supervisor

Jim Schulte

Assistant Editor

Dylan Sellers

Executive Producer

Dale Shaben

Driver

Kevin Sissons

Driver

Peter S Smith

Rigging Gaffer

Todd P Smith

Production Supervisor

Timothy Robin Spencer

Assistant Camera Operator

Mandy Spencer-phillips

Production Coordinator

Shay Stanford

Apprentice

Liv M Storvick

Assistant Director

Tim Storvik

Special Effects Foreman

John Sullivan

Photography

Scott Summersgill

Assistant Editor

Larry Sutton

Sound Mixer

Michelle A Tadege

Assistant Production Coordinator

Bruce Tausher

Visual Effects

Ian D Thomas

Production Designer

Chris Thompson

Foreman

Charis Tillson

Set Costumer

Berengaria Tomkies

Set Production Assistant

Georgie Tucker

Adr

John S Tucker

Security

Peter Colin Turnbull

Assistant Location Manager

Annette Vait

Assistant

Tom Villano

Music Editor

Steve Vincent

Best Boy

Gary Viola

Assistant Camera Operator

Ron Vreeken

Other

Eric Wade

Driver

Jonathan Walker

Production

Jonathan Walker

Other

Mel Weisbaum

Set Production Assistant

Janet M West

Assistant

Joel Whist

Special Effects Assistant

Stephen White

Driver

Debra Wiebe

Hair Assistant

Shirley Wiebe

Props Buyer

John O Wilde

Foley Editor

Jeffrey Wilhoit

Foley

Wendy Susan Williams

Unit Production Manager

Jennifer Wilson

Casting Assistant

Juliette Yager

Editor

Izabella Zubek

Set Production Assistant

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Comedy
Family
Romance
Release Date
1996
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter January 26, 1996

Released in United States on Video August 6, 1996

Director Stephen Surjik left the film in early December 1994.

Began shooting February 22, 1995.

Completed shooting May 5, 1995.

Released in United States Winter January 26, 1996

Released in United States on Video August 6, 1996