Jimmy and Judy is destined to be a cult classic. Starring Edward Furlong and Rachael Bella, this movie is a love story gone wrong involving two troubled teens. With the help of a trusty video camera the outcasts take a trip away from society while filming one another’s deeds. Written and directed by Randall Rubin and Jon Schroder, Jimmy and Judy was named MySpace.com’s best feature at the Newport Beach Film Festival.
You may have seen Edward Furlong in odd independent movies before, like Pecker, but Jimmy and Judy is a whole other breed of a bizarre movie. Aimed more at the rebellious youth and the bullied, it’s like a teen video diary version of Natural Born Killers. It’s a story of two teens who find each other after thinking they had no one.
Jimmy seems like a troubled kid from the moment the movie starts. Judy seems to share the same bumpy lifestyle. At first they know of each other but do no know one another. Thanks to the kids' having parents who are friends, the two meet awkwardly. At first Jimmy seems to hide behind the camera, filming only Judy, asking questions. Soon the camera is turned on Jimmy and once Judy finds out that he cares for her, they start a rather awkward relationship.
Making poor decisions from the get-go, Jimmy seems to prove his worthiness to the timid Judy. Soon the two are on a full-out rampage and are falling in love with one another. Their respect for others becomes lost and they choose the path of the righteous. Soon the two are getting into drug-filled misadventures and eventually tie the knot after fleeing from a meth trailer murder. Judy becomes violated and Jimmy seeks revenge. It's almost a sweet vengeance seeing the trash get taken out. In the end, what happens and why it happens leaves the couple battered, bruised, scared, and ready to turn themselves in. The dangerous lifestyle has taken its toll.