An ex-Marine haunted by a tragic past, Tommy Riordan returns to his hometown of Pittsburgh and enlists his father, a recovered alcoholic and his former coach, to train him for an MMA tournament awarding the biggest purse in the history of the sport. As Tommy blazes a violent path towards the title prize, his brother, Brendan, a former MMA fighter unable to make ends meet as a public school teacher, returns to the amateur ring to provide for his family. Even though years have passed, recriminations and past betrayals keep Brendan bitterly estranged from both Tommy and his father. But when Brendan's unlikely rise as an underdog sets him on a collision course with Tommy, the two brothers must finally confront the forces that tore them apart, all the while waging the most intense, winner-takes-all battle of their lives.

Articles on Warrior
Damon Wise, The Jedi and the Dark Knight, in: Empire, nr. 264 (June), 2011 pp. 106-108
Reviews
Nicolas Rapold, Warrior, in: Sight & Sound, nr. 11 (November), 2011 pp. 76-78
Nick de Semlyen, Warrior, in: Empire, nr. 273 (March), 2012 pp. 127 (DVD review)
Author:Damon Wise
Title:The Jedi and the Dark Knight
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:264
Year:2011
Pp:106-108
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: Warrior (2011)
Related person:   Tom Hardy
Author:Nicolas Rapold
Title:Warrior
in:
Magazine:Sight & Sound
Nr.:11
Year:2011
Pp:76-78
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Warrior (2011)
Author:Nick de Semlyen
Title:Warrior
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:273
Year:2012
Pp:127
Illustrations:  yes
DVD review of:   Warrior (2011)

Warrior
United States 2011

Directed by
Gavin O'Connor

Cast
Maximiliano Hernández
Noah Emmerich
Gavin O'Connor

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Year:2011
Running time:140 minutes
Country:United States
Language:English

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