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You Gotta See This: Warrior

Posted in You've Gotta See This with tags , , , , , , , on 06/05/2012 by Taylor Holt

Stars: Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton, Tom Hardy, Frank Grillo

Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense mixed martial arts fighting, some language and thematic material, 2011, Action/Drama

Compare to: Rocky (1976), Fighter (2010)

This article should conclude my posts of “Awesome Movies from Last Year that made no Money.” The previous post being here. Two very different movies with no relation to each other aside from the facts that I just covered above. They made no money and I loved them both. Surprisingly, a lot of people hadn’t heard of Warrior (2011) although a lot of people knew of The Fighter (2010). I would’ve figured Warrior to do better with its PG-13 rating, but nope. Both are great movies about underdogs in the competitve fighting world, also involving strained families and the difficulty of achieving your career goal when your own family is enough of a problem already. Continue reading