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The Best Movies About Bullying

Updated December 29, 2020 1.3k votes 263 voters 17.5k views64 items

List RulesMovies that feature a bully or are about bullying

There's cyber (online) bullying, physical bullying, playground bullying, and that creepy kid from The Christmas Story. All-in-all there is no shortage of movies about bullying in high school and teen bullying movies. 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, based on bullying or have bullying in them, they are not movies that only have a scene with a bully. Not onlythat but these good films about bullying are ranked by movies lovers like yourself.

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.

Movies like Carrie can also be seen as anti bullying movies but which bullying film is the best? Vote for your favorite movie about a bully or add one that isn't already on the list.

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  • Bang Bang You're Dead26
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    Bang Bang You're Dead

    Ben Foster, Janel Moloney

    Released2002

    Directed byGuy Ferland

  • All About Lily Chou-Chou27
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    All About Lily Chou-Chou

    Yū Aoi, Ayumi Ito

    Released2001

    Directed byShunji Twai

  • Ben X28
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    Ben X

    Titus De Voogdt, Gilles De Schryver

    Released2007

    Directed byNic Balthazar

  • Big Bully29
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    Big Bully

    Tom Arnold, Rick Moranis

    Released1996

    Directed bySteve Miner

  • Elephant30
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    Elephant

    Timothy Bottoms, Matt Malloy

    Released2003

    Directed byGus Van Sant

  • Evil31
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    Evil

    Gustaf Skarsgård, Kjell Bergqvist

    Released2003

    Directed byMikael Håfström

  • if....32
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    if....

    Malcolm McDowell, Arthur Lowe

    Released1968

    Directed byLindsay Anderson

  • Scum33
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    Scum

    Ray Winstone, Phil Daniels

    Released1979

    Directed byAlan Clarke

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  • Stand by Me34
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    Stand by Me

    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman

    Released1986

    Directed byRob Reiner

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  • Three O'Clock High35
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    Three O'Clock High

    Jeffrey Tambor, Philip Baker Hall

    Released1987

    Directed byPhil Joanou

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  • The Class36
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    The Class

    Lauri Pedaja, Pärt Uusberg

    Released2007

    Directed byIlmar Raag

  • The Ant Bully37
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    The Ant Bully

    Julia Roberts, Nicolas Cage

    Released2006

    Directed byJohn A. Davis

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid38
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    Diary of a Wimpy Kid

    Chloë Grace Moretz, Rachael Harris

    Released2010

    Directed byThor Freudenthal

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  • Bluebird39
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    Bluebird

    Jaap Spijkers, Elske Rotteveel

    Released2004

    Directed byMijke de Jong

  • Confessions40
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    Confessions

    Takako Matsu, Masaki Okada

    Released2010

    Directed byTetsuya Nakashima

  • You Again41
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    You Again

    Kristen Bell, Dwayne Johnson

    Released2010

    Directed byAndy Fickman

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  • Bleak Night42
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    Bleak Night

    Lee Je-hoon, Cho Seong-ha

    Released2010

    Directed byYoon Sung-Hyun

  • Trust43
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    Trust

    Clive Owen, Viola Davis

    Released2010

    Directed byDavid Schwimmer

  • Chronicle44
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    Chronicle

    Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell

    Released2012

    Directed byJosh Trank

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  • The King of Pigs45
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    The King of Pigs

    Kim Khobbi, Yang Ik-Joon

    Released2011

    Directed byYeon Sang-ho

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  • After Lucia46
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    After Lucia

    Nailea Norvind, Tessa Ia

    Released2012

    Directed byMichel Franco

  • Disconnect47
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    Disconnect

    Paula Patton, Alexander Skarsgård

    Released2012

    Directed byHenry Alex Rubin

  • Carrie48
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    Carrie

    Julianne Moore, Chloë Grace Moretz

    Released2013

    Directed byKimberly Peirce

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  • Harmony Lessons49
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    Harmony Lessons

    Ramazan Sultanbek, Nursultan Nurbergenov

    Released2013

    Directed byEmir Baigazin

  • Han Gong-ju50
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    Han Gong-ju

    Yeong-ran Lee, Jung In-sun

    Released2013

    Directed byLee Su-jin