DVD - 2011
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An ex-Marine haunted by a tragic past, Tommy Riordan returns to his hometown of Pittsburgh and enlists his father, 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, returns to the amateur ring to provide for his family. 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.
Publisher: United States : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, 2011.
Edition: Widescreen.
Branch Call Number: WAR
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 140 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


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Nov 27, 2017

Wow. Amazing acting, compelling story line and fight scenes that will leave you on the edge of your seat. MMA now has its "Rocky."

Nov 13, 2017

Great movie and wish the story has part 2.

Oct 17, 2017

Great sports movie and great cast

Oct 07, 2017

Warrior is a 2011 American sports/drama movie based around two antagonized brothers who enter a mixed martial arts tournament and end up not only building upon their relationship but also their own lives. The movie Warrior is a great film to watch in my opinion. It is composed of action packed, drama filled, and comedic scenes. Throughout the entire movie, I was amused, kept wanting to watch and find out what was going to happen next. I personally found this very enjoyable because of the amount of action/fighting it had. Also, the drama and the build up towards the MMA tournament provided the movie with a type of contrast between the violence and drama. I was very happy with the actors because they played the character roles very well. I rate this movie a 9.5/10 and I recommend this movie to all 16 year olds and older that find action/drama movies interesting. 
- @smous786 of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

Feb 06, 2017

Emotional, epic and brutally violent, the Warrior stands as one of the greatest sport movies ever made due to spectacular acting, great story, and gut wrenching fight scenes.

Dec 12, 2016

Definitely goes on my "All Time Favorites List"!! Absolutely amazing and waking up film!! I LOVED LOVED LOVED IT!!

Sep 01, 2015

Tom Hardy is a beast, and an outstanding actor. He was matched well here with Joel Edgerton, but especially with craggy, leather-faced Nick Nolte as the man who damaged him almost beyond repair. Good film, written straight from the gut.

Mar 03, 2014

interesting story line with a twist at the end. the cage fighting is a bit graphic but fairly factual. I thought I would really hate this film but my husband checked it out, , , and I was fascinated. good movie for a cold rainy Portland weekend.

Billymellow Feb 12, 2013

Hard to find anything wrong with this film. Very entertaining! Didn't want it to end.

Dec 15, 2012

overall loved the movie, hated the ending

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aaa5756 May 23, 2013

“At the end of the day it's all about money”-Kevin O’Leary (MR. WONDERFUL) from the shark tank

aaa5756 May 23, 2013

“You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else.” -Winston Churchill

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Mar 03, 2014

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