The Best Movies About Bullying Films

The Best Movies About Bullying

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List Criteria: Movies that feature a bully or are about bullying

There's cyber bullying, physical bullying, playground bullying, and that creepy kid from The Christmas Story. Bullies are, sadly, incredibly common. So common that they are a common character type in many feature films. What are the best movies about bullying? The films on the list below are all about bullying or feature a bully character and are ranked by film lovers and viewers.
 
Some of the movies on this list feature more of a fictional, innocent type of bully that makes us laugh, while others dramatize the tragic real-life events of a person who has been the victim of a violent crime that started as an act of bullying.
 
This list has the best movies about bullying, including: The Flying Scotsman, The Color Purple, Mean Girls, and Boys Don’t Cry.

Vote for your favorite movie about a bully or add one that isn't already on the list.


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    Mildred Pierce

    Joan Crawford, Eve Arden, Butterfly McQueen

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    John Travolta, Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie

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    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd

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    Matilda

    Danny DeVito, Mara Wilson, Paul Reubens

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    Back to the Future

    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

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    Boys Don't Cry

    Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Natalie Zea

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    Mean Girls

    Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried

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    Heathers

    Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater

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    Easy A

    Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Aly Michalka

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    Johnny Guitar

    Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden, Royal Dano

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    Lord of the Flies

    James Badge Dale, Balthazar Getty, Bob Peck

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    Billy Elliot

    Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Zoe Bell

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    A Christmas Story

    Darren McGavin, Melinda Dillon, Zack Ward

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    Stanley Kubrick, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey

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    Cyberbully

    Emily Osment, Meaghan Rath, Kay Panabaker

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    The Breakfast Club

    Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall

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    Bully

    Bijou Phillips, Rachel Miner, Nick Stahl

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    The Karate Kid

    Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita

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    The Color Purple

    Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Laurence Fishburne

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    Odd Girl Out

    Alexa Vega, Lisa Vidal, Elizabeth Rice

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    Welcome to the Dollhouse

    Heather Matarazzo, Eric Mabius, Ken Leung

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    An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong

    An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong Jennifer Tilly, Annabeth Gish, Sammi Hanratty

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    The Flying Scotsman

    Brian Cox, Jonny Lee Miller, Laura Fraser

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    The Craft

    Neve Campbell, Robin Tunney, Christine Taylor

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    The Fatboy Chronicles

    The Fatboy Chronicles

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    Dazed and Confused

    Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich, Matthew McConaughey

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    My Bodyguard

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    Matt Dillon, Jennifer Beals, Joan Cusack

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    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1

    Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore

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    Trust

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    Clive Owen, Viola Davis, Catherine Keener

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    Speak

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    Kristen Stewart, Elizabeth Perkins, Michael Angarano

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    Escaping Pain and Misery

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    Escaping Pain and Misery Creature Claw (As Fuzzy Wonkeybuddy and Old Daisy Tiger) After 19 year old Fuzzy Wonkeybuddy becomes a victim of online hate which drives him to attemot suicide, har far will his friends go to place the one who is recponsible behind bars(Created in a

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    That's What I Am

    Randy Orton, Ed Harris, Madison Pettis

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    To Save a Life

    Randy Wayne, D. David Morin, Arjay Smith

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    Twilight

    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick

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