, 1h33 Directed byBrett Simon OriginUSA GenresThriller, Comedy, Crime ThemesFilms about education ActorsBruce Willis, Mischa Barton, Reece Thompson, Michael Rapaport, Kathryn Morris, Josh Pais Roles Dutch Middleton Rating61% Bobby Funke (Reece Thompson) is a less than popular high school sophomore with a dream to get into Northwestern University's summer journalism program. Although Bobby claims he's a great writer, he's never finished an article for St. Donovan's School Newspaper. The editor-in-chief Clara, (Melonie Diaz), assigns Bobby to do an article on Paul Moore, the student body president. Bobby attempts to get an interview, but is unable to get a story out of Paul and is bullied by Paul's friends. Paul is the star of the basketball team and on a game night, Paul takes a fall and injures his knee. The next morning Principal Kirkpatrick (Bruce Willis) discovers the SATs have been stolen from a safe in his office. Kirkpatrick rounds up his "usual suspects" of high school misfits along with Bobby to question them. The group is innocent but Kirkpatrick warns them all to watch their step.
, 1h48 Directed byPeter Chelsom OriginUSA GenresDrama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Adventure ThemesBuddy films ActorsElden Henson, Kieran Culkin, Sharon Stone, Gena Rowlands, Harry Dean Stanton, James Gandolfini Roles Tony Fowler (Blade) Rating72% Kevin (Kieran Culkin) is a 13-year-old boy who suffers Mucopolysaccharidosis IV (or Morquio syndrome) and lives with his mother Gwen (Sharon Stone). He is extremely intelligent and prone to flights of fancy, but is physically crippled and is forced to walk with crutches and a brace. Max (Elden Henson) is an over-sized, yet, good-natured teenage boy suffering from dyslexia who lives with his grandparents Gram (Gena Rowlands) and Grim (Harry Dean Stanton). He has flunked the seventh grade twice and is tormented by Tony "Blade" Fowler (Joseph Perrino), a teenage gang leader. When Kevin is assigned as Max's reading tutor, they form a bond of friendship over the similar circumstances they share, such as both being outcasts and their fathers abandoning them (Kevin's dad heard the words "Birth Defect" and disappeared).