My Bodyguard (1980)

My Bodyguard (1980)

When Clifford Peache (Chris Makepeace) finds himself in a new high school, he has trouble adjusting to the role as the new kid in school. He makes things worse when he insults the school bully, Moody (Matt Dillon), who leads a gang of tough guys who extort lunch money from other students by pretending to be their bodyguards to protect them from Linderman (Adam Baldwin), who is rumored to have killed his own brother. Clifford becomes friends with Linderman and hires him as his bodyguard, but when push comes to shove with Moody, Linderman must decide whether or not to justify his reputation by fighting back, or rise above both the present situation and his haunted past.
  • Rated PG for Violence, Adult Language, Adult Situations
When Clifford Peache (Chris Makepeace) finds himself in a new high school, he has trouble adjusting to the role as the new kid in school. He makes things worse when he insults the school bully, Moody (Matt Dillon), who leads a gang of tough guys who extort lunch money from other students by pretending to be their bodyguards to protect them from Linderman (Adam Baldwin), who is rumored to have killed his own brother. Clifford becomes friends with Linderman and hires him as his bodyguard, but when push comes to shove with Moody, Linderman must decide whether or not to justify his reputation by fighting back, or rise above both the present situation and his haunted past.
  • Rated PG for Violence, Adult Language, Adult Situations