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Two brothers face the fight of a lifetime - and the wreckage of their broken family - within the brutal, high-stakes world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighting in Lionsgate's action/drama, WARRIOR. A former 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, ...

Director: Gavin O'Connor
Writer: Gavin O'Connor (screenplay), Anthony Tambakis (screenplay), Cliff Dorfman (screenplay), Gavin O'Connor (story), Cliff Dorfman (story)
Production: N/A
Genre: drama, sport
Year: 2011
MetaScore: 71/100
ImdbRating: 8.2
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 09 Sep 2011
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 21 nominations.

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Brendan Conlon - Joel Edgerton
Tommy Conlon - Tom Hardy
Paddy Conlon - Nick Nolte
Tess Conlon - Jennifer Morrison
Frank Campana - Frank Grillo
Principal Zito - Kevin Dunn
Bryan Callen - Bryan Callen
Sam Sheridan - Sam Sheridan
Fenroy (as Fernando Funan Chien) - Fernando Chien
Mark Bradford - Jake McLaughlin
Pilar Fernandez - Vanessa Martinez
Stephon - Denzel Whitaker
Warden Perez - Manuel Espinosa
KC (as Laura Kenley) - Laura Chinn
Emily Conlon - Capri Thomas
Rosie Conlon - Lexi Cowan
Dan Taylor - Noah Emmerich
Dan Caldwell (as Dan 'Punkass' Caldwell) - Dan Caldwell
Tim Katz (as Timothy 'Skyskrape' Katz) - Tim Katz
J.J. Riley's Assistant - Julia Stockstad
Referee Josh Rosenthal - Josh Rosenthal
Koba - Kurt Angle
Pete 'Mad Dog' Grimes - Erik Apple
Orlando 'Midnight' Le - Anthony Johnson
Karl Kruller (as Nate Marquardt) - Nathan Marquardt
Marcos Santos - Roan Carneiro
Francisco Barbosa - Daniel Stevens
Sun Chu (as Anthony Nanakornpanom) - Panuvat Anthony Nanakornpanom
Diego Santana - Hans Marrero
Houston Greggs - Yves Edwards
Sparta Official - Anthony Tambakis
Tender Trap Promoter - Jimmy Cvetic
Mike 'The Mutilator' Moore - Jace Jeanes
Tender Trap Announcer - Jake Digman
Tender Trap Referee - Richard Fike
Midnight Corner Man (as Andre Mason) - Andre' Mason
State Official - James Houk
Koba Entourage #1 (as Aaron R. Kleiber) - Aaron Kleiber
Koba Entourage #2 - Raymond Rowe
Koba Entourage #3 - Lambert R. Strayer
Koba Entourage #4 - Roman Vasylyshyn
Jonathan Matthew Anik - Jonathan Matthew Anik
Rashad Evans - Rashad Evans
Stephan Bonnar - Stephan Bonnar
Michelle Dawn Mooney - Michelle Dawn Mooney
A.V. Simers - Tim Bickel
Platoon Sergeant (as Jack Fischer) - Jack Fisher
Marine MP #1 - Jeff Hochendoner
Marine MP #2 (as Amrmon York) - Armon York Williams
Marine #1 (as Adam Christian Stanley) - Adam Stanley
Marine #2 - James Dreussi
Inspector - Kevin P. Hanley
Zito's Wife - Tammy Townsend
Zito's Secretary - Etta Cox
Diner Waitress - Sandy Notaro
Concierge - Francesca Ortenzio
Desk Girl (as Kelsey V. Wynne) - Kelly Vinn
Taxi Cab Driver (as Thomas McCue) - Tom McCue
Gambler - Elyse Alberts
Hitman Fan - Russell Bailey
Campana Gym employee - Jason Baker
Atlantic City Gambler - Robert Bizik
Fight patron - Lloyd Booker
Gym Goer - Neil Booker
Ringside Audience - Jason Botsford
Front Row Spectator - Noah Brown
Colt's Gym Fighter - Chad Bruns
Ringside Spectator - Corie Campbell
Max Hall - Kevin Christy
Fighter / MMA Fan - Daniel Conley
Dragon - Tommy Dallace
Fight Spectator - Mark Falvo
Reporter - Joe Forgione
High Roller - John P. Gross
Mexican Prison Guard - Sam Harris
Ringside Fight Fan - Marki Henderson
MMA fan - Kristin Jacques
High Roller - Crystalann Jones
Red Carpet Photographer - William Kania
Casino Gambler - William James Kelly
Bank Customer - Tiffany Kemp
Student - Brian Knoebel
Superintendent Yorn - Edward Luksich
Student - Nick Marcucci
Atlantic City VIP - Ed McKeever
Russian Commentator - Roman Mitichyan
Ringsider Reporter - Rick Montgomery Jr.
Event Photographer - Jeremy Moon
AA Meeting attendee - Phil Nardozzi
Student Extra - Joey Nolfi
J.J. Riley - Gavin O'Connor
Ringside Doctor - Dwayne Pintoff
Casino Guest - Vincent Riviezzo
Ring Girl - Brenna Roth
BMX rider - Chas Scherer
Ringside Photographer - Lonnie Thomas
Bank Teller - Michelle Vezzani
Ringside Official - Paul Weaver
Ringside Fan - Laura Welsh
Ringside Judge - James Werley