PG-13 | | Drama, Sport
The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother.
22 September 2011 | nyUconn
10 | FANTASTIC MOVIE...can't believe it hasn't gotten more attention. 10/10
Grab your popcorn, buy your soda..and get ready for a great movie. From start to finish, this movie will have you hooked...
Co-writers Anthony Tambakis and Gavin O'Connor were introduced by comedian Bryan Callen, who plays himself in the movie alongside writer Sam Sheridan. Callen dated director Patty Jenkins for 9 years. She is now married to Sheridan.
Tommy? Jesus! What are you doing here?
Tom Conlon: I was just passing through. I figured why not have a belt with the old man.
North Hills Senior High School, where Brendan taught physics, and the Twin Highway Drive-in theater, where his students watched the final two fights, take place in Philadelphia but are actually located in Pittsburgh, where most of the rest of the movie is set.
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