The Chumscrubber

The Chumscrubber

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Average of 254 ratings: 3.2 Stars

2005 M Contains violence,drug use and offensive language.

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The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle (Jamie Bell) finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. Everyone in town is too self consumed to worry about anything else than themselves. And everybody is on some form of drug just to get themselves through the day. After Troy's death, local drug dealers (Camilla Belle, Justin Chatwin, Lou Taylor Pucci) at the school run out of their stash. They convince Dean to get Troy's stash or they are going to kill his brother that they kidnapped, but they grabbed the wrong kid.

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Duration
108 minutes
Studio
Warner Bros

DVD details

Screen Format
1.85:1 Widescreen
Zone
4
Audio
English Dolby Digital 5.1, English Dolby Digital 2.0

10 Member Reviews Write a review

2 by K2M

Good God. This movie fell short in so many ways, I cannot begin to describe. It was such a task sitting through it. The plot was annoyingly boring and the characters so unbelievably pathetic and especially... Read more

2 by Shay

Another entry in the"nobody understands how hard it is being a sensitive, middle class, suburban white boy" sub-genre. Some good acting by the young cast, Jamie Bell in particular, but Chumscrubber... Read more

1 by Justin

silly movie with an extremely weak plot line. trying extremely hard to be a suburban drama/comedy but not pulling it off at all. a real disappointment . stupid plot involving a teenage kidnapping, depressed... Read more

3 by jazz

An easy watch drama movie. Deals with typical teenage events - suicide and drugs. An original plot - but I think it was trying to be too much like American Beauty - but lacking the "X" factor. A good watch nonetheless.

4 by bilz0r

I was surprised by how much I enjoyed this film. I watched it on one of those cold afternoons when you're bored, and anything you can think of doing seems boring too, I put The Chumscrubber on, not... Read more

5 by TikipungaKid

What a fantastic movie. After seeing this we have been recommending it to all our friends. The storyline and characters are brilliant. It's the type of movie once you see you want to re-watch it. I... Read more

4 by neo

A film with many layers and well built up characters, this movie has many depths and is well worth the watch.

3 by Laura43

Certainly a little different. An oddball movie but it kept me interested and entertained.

4 by Grahame

How do you fit in and where is the underlying thoughts. Interesting teen behaviour that develops through this story.

2 by revelation

My teenagers watched this one. Weren't really that impressed but it wasn't what they thought it was going to be. Bit of a dull story line and very slow story. Cheesy.