The Bad Batch

Synopsis: In a desert dystopia, a young woman is kidnapped by cannibals.
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Director(s): Ana Lily Amirpour
Production: NEON
  1 win & 3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
118 min

USRCs employees are advised

to avoid prolonged physical

contact with bad batch inmates.

This includes eye contact.

Bad batch 5035 to 5040,

step into the room.

USRCs employees

are advised to limit eye contact

with bad batch inmates

- to no longer than ten seconds.

- All bad batch,

once you are tagged, go to the left

side of the room and get your rations.

Single-file line, please.

Employees are never to inquire

details regarding fittings.

Come on, folks,

let's keep 'em moving.

Bad batch inmate 5040,

Arlen Mae Johnson?

Take a seat right there, miss.

I need your right ear, please.

USRCs employees...

Are reminded to clearly differentiate

between personal view statements

and views, statements, positions made

on behalf of the agency or association.

Bad batch 5039,

you can move out.

USRCs employees are advised to

avoid prolonged physical contact

with bad batch inmates.

5040, you can move out.

Step through.

Stand back from the gate.

You want to radio it in?

It's hotter than

the devil's a-hole out here.


Get me back to that ac.

Mm-mmm. Mm-mmm.




This one's dedicated

to all the haters out there.

Jealous of us because

we're better than you.

Help, somebody!


Help! I just want to go home!

Please, somebody!

Oh, my god! Please!

You goddamn...




- Come on.

- Be right there.

Okay, come on in.

Is it ready?


Damn, homey, look at that shit.

Tore her ass up.

Homegirl got fucked up!

F*ck, homes.

That shit stinks too, man.

Yeah, she ain't right.

Surprised she's alive, homes.

I can't find my fuckin' shoes.

Where are my shoes?

Hey, y'all seen my shoes?

It's all rusted out.

Doesn't even fuckin' work.

If you forget everything else

but not this,

you have nothing to worry about.

It's the one thing...

Keep walkin', motherfucker.

Keep walkin'.

There's one thing you must never forget.

Never forget.

Never, never, never, never, never, never,

never, never forget this one thing.

If you remember

everything else...

If you forget this

one thing... Whoo!

If you remember everything else

and you forget this one thing,

you will... you will have

done nothing in your life!

Nothing! Nothing!

This is the one thing, the one

thing you must never forget!

Give me some fucking noodles!

One dollar!


One dollar!

She's a goddamn...

She's a goddamn demon!

You no pay, no noodle!

No noodle for you, no pay!

Thank you very much. Huh?

- Hey, what's the thing?

- Shut up, motherfucker!

The thing?

The thing.

How should I know?

Find out for yourself.

You find out for yourself.

No one is gonna tell you. You have

to figure it out for yourself.

You have to figure it out.

Forget everything else

but this one thing.

You have nothing to worry about.

Just one thing.

Must never forget.

All right, get up! Get up!


Please don't do this!

I can't do this again!

I can't do it!

I can't do it again! I can't do it.

Please. Oh, god, please.

Please don't make me!

Please just let me go! Please!

I don't want any...

Please don't do this!

Please, please, please,

I'm begging you!

I'm begging you!

Please don't do this! Oh, god!

No, please! Please!

Please, I can't! No, no, no...

So sick of this shit.

Sick and tired of this shit.

There. Push, push.



Ohh. Ohh.


Ohh. Ohh.




Where do y'all come from?

You come from comfort?

Look, I ain't got no problem.

No problem with you.

You're a bridge person.

We're just out here

looking for plates, that's all.


Looking for plates.

Honey, stay back.

Does your kid eat people too?

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Ana Lily Amirpour

Ana Lily Amirpour is an English film director, screenwriter, producer and actor. She is best known for her feature film debut A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, a self-described "Iranian Vampire Spaghetti Western" that made its debut at the Sundance Film Festival in 2014, and which was based on a previous short film that she wrote and directed, which won Best Short Film at the 2012 Noor Iranian Film Festival. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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