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R| 1 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
A high-school dropout (Matt O'Leary) saves the life of an overweight, suicidal misfit (Jacob Wysocki) and asks him to co-found a new punk-rock duo.

Cast: Jacob Wysocki , Matt O'Leary , Lili Simmons , Dylan Arnold , Billy Campbell , Jeffrey Doornbos , Vivan Dugré , Sean Donavan

Director: Matthew Lillard

Genres: Comedy

Fat Kid Rules the World (2012)

Release Date: October 5th, 2012|1 hr. 34 min.

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  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The movie is achingly slow, and by the time it's over, the story is about where it should have been after about 45 minutes. Then it ends just as it gets good, or as it's starting to. show more

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    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    This is an odd little directorial debut from Matthew Lillard - the onetime Shaggy from "Scooby-Doo," now a solid character actor thanks to "The Descendants" and "Trouble with the Curve" - but it has its rewards. show more

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    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    A commendably restrained loser-turns-winner tale offering an unexpected second showcase for Terri star Jacob Wysocki, Matthew Lillard's Fat Kid Rules the World is less colorful than its grandeur-deluded title suggests. show more

  • October 10, 2012 jpewther
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    It\'s a low budget indy, but you can hardly tell. Better than most regular Hollywood movies.

  • August 09, 2012 garler2050
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    I saw the movie tonight at a special preview showing in Livonia, MI AMC 20. It was a terrific movie which deserves to be seen.

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