Brigsby Bear

Lists: Film Quest 2017, Drama, Comedy

Brief Synopsis: "Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children's TV show produced for an audience of one: James. When the show abruptly ends, James's life changes forever, and he sets out to finish the story himself."

Overall Ranking: 787 (Rank from 2017: # 28)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 57.14%
Regular 42.86%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Rob from GuysFilmQuest90 - Four parts "ROOM", one part "NAPOLEON DYNAMITE", what the filmmakers did in putting together BRIGSBY BEAR deserves recognition. Lots of heart, plenty of humor. Great balance. Great film. Very enjoyable.
(full review)
Le Anne of Tinsel And Tine88(full review)
Darren of Movie Reviews 10187
Zach Murphy85(full review)
Silver Screen Riot Matt Oakes71(full review)
Damon Schneider71
Dan O'Neill70(full review)

People Involved

  • Kyle Mooney (James Pope)
  • Claire Danes (Clare)
  • Mark Hamill (Ted)
  • Greg Kinnear (Detective Vogel)
  • Andy Samberg (Eric)
  • Matt Walsh (Greg Pope)
  • Michaela Watkins (Louise Pope)
  • Chance Crimin (Logan)
  • Ryan Simpkins (Aubrey Pope)
  • Jorge Lendeborg Jr. (Spencer)
  • Beck Bennett (Detective Bander)
  • Alexa Demie (Meredith)
  • Kate Lyn Sheil (Arielle Smiles)
  • Kiera Milan Hendricks (Young Smiles Sisters)
  • Jane Adams (April)
  • Tim Heidecker (Actor in film)
  • Nick Rutherford (Brigsby Bear fan)
  • (Director)