Fat Kid Rules the World


1h 38m 2012

Brief Synopsis

Troy Billings is seventeen, overweight and suicidal. Just as he's about to jump in front of a bus, he is saved by Marcus, a charming high school dropout/street musician. The two begin an uneasy friendship when Marcus enlists the musically- challenged Troy to become the drummer in a new punk rock ban

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Comedy
Drama
Release Date
2012
Location
Seattle, Washington, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Synopsis

Troy Billings is seventeen, overweight and suicidal. Just as he's about to jump in front of a bus, he is saved by Marcus, a charming high school dropout/street musician. The two begin an uneasy friendship when Marcus enlists the musically- challenged Troy to become the drummer in a new punk rock band. As Troy's relationship with Marcus develops, Troy's father becomes increasingly concerned about his son's new friendship.

Crew

William Adashek

Film Lab

Mike Astle

Grip

J Atkins

Song

Henry Auerbach

Sound Editing

Jason Aumann

Set Decorator

Sean Avichouser

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Patrick Barcroft

Key Grip

Tony Barnett

Transportation Coordinator

John Barrett

Song

Stephanie Batton

Visual Effects

Angela Bernardoni

Assistant Camera

Keith Bilderbeck

Sound Effects

Danny Lee Blackwell

Song

Bill Boggs

Special Effects Coordinator

Tylor Boggs

Driver

Trent Broin

Coproducer

Mark Bueing

Best Boy Electric

David Burns

Production Assistant

Kevin Cannon

Film Lab

Justin Cantrell

Apprentice

Christine Lee Cervenka

Song

Jane Charles

Producer

Michael Chase

Song

Michael Chase

Song Performer

Drew Christie

Storyboard Artist

Laurie Clark

Still Photographer

Ryan Collins

Sound Editing

Kevin Cook

Electrician

Kevin Cook

Driver

Kris Couture

Boom Operator

Cheryl Cowan

Script Supervisor

Gabriel Culkin

Production

Alex Daboub

Photography

Paul Dahlke

Assistant Director

Daniel Desrosiers

Craft Service

John Dwyer

Song

Allison Eckert

Assistant Director

Matthew Ellis

Production Assistant

Claire England

Costumer

Herman Esau

Location Manager

Jeff Ferrell

Production Assistant

Glen "pops" Freeman

Song Performer

Glen "pops" Freeman

Song

Michael M.b. Galvin

Screenplay

Michael M.b. Galvin

Coproducer

K.l. Going

Source Material

Miguel Guerrero

Modelmaker

Lisa B Hammond

Art Director

Matt Hartman

Song

Max Hohlbein

Assistant Editor

Cody Hurd

Song

Coty James

Assistant Camera

Niall James

Grip

Jon Johnson

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Sheryl Johnson

Stunt Double

Barrett Jones

Song Performer

Barrett Jones

Song

Barrett Jones

Music

Franziska Karch

Apprentice

Bert Kern

Post-Production Supervisor

Bert Kern

Associate Producer

Nacime Khemis

Film Lab

Lacee Kloze

Art Department Coordinator

Jason Knoll

Assistant Camera

Dan Kruse

Visual Effects Supervisor

Tania Kupczak

Production Designer

Jon Ian Lesage

Song

Nathan Lessler

Apprentice

Ryan Lewis

Coproducer

Matthew Lillard

Producer

Michael Loftus

Song

Edd Lukas

Cinematographer

Jennifer Maas

Producer

Travis Mackay

Adr Mixer

Jeremy Mackie

Gaffer

Eric Maldin

Adr Mixer

Mark Martin

Craft Service

Traci Martin

Production Accountant

Mike Mccready

Original Score

Mike Mccready

Song Performer

Mike Mccready

Music

Mike Mccready

Song

Cassie Miggins

Property Master

Dan Misner

Best Boy Grip

David Morgan

Accounting Assistant

Nick Morton

Producer

Emma Mueller

Wardrobe

Troy Nelso

Song

Shari Nobel

Costumer

John Duchas Nommesen

Song

Matthew O'leary

Song Performer

Matthew O'leary

Song

Keri Owen

Assistant Director

Browar Polska

Art Department

Rachel Ratner

Song

Gabby Revilla

Unit Production Manager

Gabby Revilla

Product Placement

Jennifer Ricchiazzi

Casting Director

Dave Richards

Boom Operator

Miguel Rivera

Supervising Sound Editor

Ninnette Rober

Set Costumer

Noah Rosenthal

Cinematographer

Rick Rosenthal

Producer

Jodi Rothfield

Casting

Ashley Russell

Costume Designer

Marco Scaringi

Apprentice

Robin Scaringi

Accounting Clerk

Shawn Shelton

Makeup

Nick Shoemaker

Apprentice

Josef Sipkins

Film Lab

Peter Speakman

Screenplay

Peter Speakman

Coproducer

Davin Michael Stedman

Assistant Location Manager

Travis Swanson

Driver

Jocelyn Tiu

Payroll Accountant

Talan Torriero

Producer

Norm Tumolva

Electrician

Alisa Tyrrill

Assistant Camera

Suzy Vaughan

Rights & Clearances

Heidi L Walker

Casting

Evan Hoyt Wasserstrom

Producer

Ross Williams

Hair

T J Williams

Steadicam Operator

Sandy Wilson

Music Supervisor

Audrey Wimberly

Apprentice

Todd Wiseman

Associate Producer

Michelle Witten

Editor

Michelle Witten

Music Editor

Kelsey Wood

Sound Mixer

Jacob Wysocki

Song Performer

Jacob Wysocki

Song

Angela H Young

Production Assistant

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Comedy
Drama
Release Date
2012
Location
Seattle, Washington, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States October 12, 2012

Limited Release in United States October 5, 2012

Released in United States 2012

Released in United States 2012 (Narrative Spotlight)

Released in United States 2012 (Renton Opening Night)

Limited Release in United States September 20, 2012 (Columbus)

Limited Release in United States October 5, 2012 (New York City)

Limited Release in United States September 20, 2012

Based on the novel "Fat Kid Rules the World" written by K.L. Going and published by Putnam in 2003.

Limited Release in United States October 12, 2012 (Los Angeles)