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32 Ratings

My Bodyguard

Directed by Tony Bill
United States, 1980
Comedy, Drama, Family


Tormented by a gang of bullies — led by Matt Dillon, in one of his first film roles — sheltered new kid Clifford seeks protection from older student Linderman, a burly loner who’s rumored to have killed — and possibly eaten — his own brother.

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My Bodyguard Directed by Tony Bill

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

1980 | Winner: Top Ten Films

Writers Guild of America

1981 | Nominee: Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen (Screen)

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