films The Best Movies About Bullying  

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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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Carrie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Bullying
Carrie John Travolta, Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie

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Mean Girls Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried

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Back to the Future Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

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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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Heathers Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater

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Mildred Pierce Joan Crawford, Eve Arden, Butterfly McQueen

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Easy A Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Aly Michalka

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Boys Don't Cry Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Natalie Zea

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The Karate Kid Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita

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Cyberbully Emily Osment, Meaghan Rath, Kay Panabaker

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Johnny Guitar Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden, Royal Dano

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The Breakfast Club Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall

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A Christmas Story Darren McGavin, Melinda Dillon, Zack Ward

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Odd Girl Out Alexa Vega, Lisa Vidal, Elizabeth Rice

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Bully Bijou Phillips, Rachel Miner, Nick Stahl

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Billy Elliot Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Zoe Bell

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The Color Purple Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Laurence Fishburne

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Full Metal Jacket is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies About Bullying
Full Metal Jacket Stanley Kubrick, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey

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Lord of the Flies James Badge Dale, Balthazar Getty, Bob Peck

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

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Dazed and Confused Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich, Matthew McConaughey

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Welcome to the Dollhouse Heather Matarazzo, Eric Mabius, Ken Leung

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The Flying Scotsman Brian Cox, Jonny Lee Miller, Laura Fraser

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The Fatboy Chronicles

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The Craft Neve Campbell, Robin Tunney, Christine Taylor

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To Save a Life Randy Wayne, D. David Morin, Arjay Smith

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My Bodyguard Matt Dillon, Jennifer Beals, Joan Cusack

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Speak Kristen Stewart, Elizabeth Perkins, Michael Angarano

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That's What I Am Randy Orton, Ed Harris, Madison Pettis

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore

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Trust Clive Owen, Viola Davis, Catherine Keener

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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 Virutal Online Game)

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Twilight Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick