The Art of Self-Defense (2019)

R   |    |  Action, Comedy, Crime

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After being attacked on the street, a young man enlists at a local dojo, led by a charismatic and mysterious sensei, in an effort to learn how to defend himself from future threats.


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6 October 2019 | carlos-pires
| Entertaining dark comedy well worth the watch
Not a Oscar-winning piece, but a very entertaining dark comedy around the trope of the peaceful/wimp character turned badass. Jesse Eisenberg portrays the perfect wimp, and the whole cast is actually pretty good.

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Release Date:

19 July 2019


English, French, German

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Louisville, Kentucky, USA

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Opening Weekend USA:

$114,374 14 July 2019

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