Bomb the System (2002)

R   |    |  Action, Drama

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A tribute to graffiti art and the city where it all began. Blest, a 19-year-old graffiti writer, has just graduated from high school. With no ambition toward mainstream goals of work and ... See full summary »


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8 October 2005 | alchemic87
| Insanely Innovative
Ignore what you've heard bad about this movie. Some writers might be upset that the movie doesn't go too into detail about actually putting graffiti up or saying that it's using incorrect terminology but those people completely missed what's good about the movie.

First off, the actual presentation, filming, camera movement, effects, etc. are all extremely artistic and original. The entire movie just makes you feel empathetic for the characters. The atmosphere, the scenery, all of it. Interludes between scenes of the main character always running, just running away.

The music is good too. It's all done by El-P, for anyone familiar with Def-Jux.

The whole movie though, it's just amazing... So many people overlooked this. Everything is just done so brutally realistic, how the way characters react and think, how life really can just be ****ed up. It's a powerful movie and the ending is the best part. (be warned though... it's sad...)

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Release Date:

December 2002


English, Hindi

Country of Origin


Filming Locations

New York City, New York, USA

Box Office


$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,551 29 May 2005

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


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