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Fat Kid Rules the World

Matthew Lillard, 2012

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Fat Kid Rules the World
K.L. Going, 2003

Fat Kid Rules the World is a movie directed by Matthew Lillard in 2012 and based on the book of the same name by K.L. Going, first published in 2003. The movie features Jacob Wysocki, Matt O’Leary, Billy Campbell, Lili Simmons, Dylan Arnold, Tyler Trerise, and others.

What users say

“The book is better than the movie”

But the movie is worth watching.

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RATING

6.5

/ 10

Movie Poster: Fat Kid Rules the World (Matthew Lillard, 2012)

7.5

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Book Cover: Fat Kid Rules the World (K.L. Going, 2003)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Fat Kid Rules the World, the 2003 book by K.L. Going.

Fat Kid Rules the World

Read by: Matthew Lillard

Storyline

Against the backdrop of the Seattle music scene, the movie unfolds as a coming-of-age narrative involving two troubled teenagers seeking meaning in their seemingly bleak lives. Troy, grappling with the challenges of his weight and a dismal existence, contemplates ending it all by stepping in front of a bus. However, his life takes an unexpected turn when Marcus, a charismatic punk rock icon, intervenes, tackling him to the ground and altering his life irrevocably.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Fat Kid Rules the World, the 2012 movie by Matthew Lillard

Year

2012

Minutes

98

Movie Rate

6.50

Source: IMDb

Movie

Fat Kid Rules the World

Country: USA

Year: 2012

Length: 1h38m

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Cover of Fat Kid Rules the World, the 2003 book by K.L. Going

Year

2003

Pages

224

Book Rate

7.58

S: Goodreads

Book

Fat Kid Rules the World

Country: USA

First published in: 2003

Length: 224 pages

Genre: Fiction

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