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Legendary (2010)

PG-13 | | Drama, Sport | 9 September 2010 (Kuwait)
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A book-smart teenager joins his school's wrestling team as a way to reunite his surviving family members, who split apart after the death of his father, a college wrestling legend, 10 years ago.

Director:

Mel Damski

Writer:

John Posey
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patricia Clarkson ... Sharon Chetley
Devon Graye ... Cal Chetley
John Cena ... Mike Chetley
Madeleine Martin ... Luli Stringfellow
Danny Glover ... Harry 'Red' Newman
John Posey ... Coach Tennent
Tyler Posey ... Billy Barrow
Teo Olivares Teo Olivares ... Donald Worthington.
Kareem J. Grimes ... Theo 'Gnat' Henderson (as Kareem Grimes)
Christopher Alan Weaver Christopher Alan Weaver ... Joe Easley
Robert Bryan Robert Bryan ... 3rd Kid
Angelena Swords ... Jill
Yvonne Misiak Yvonne Misiak ... Waitress
Lara Grice ... Laura Melton
Patrick Cox ... Guy / Son of a bitch
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Storyline

Coming of age in small-town Oklahoma. High schooler Cal Chetley is a brainy beanpole who lives with his widowed mother. Ten years earlier his father, a state wrestling champion, died in a car crash. Cal's older brother Mike, also a former wrestling champion but now down and out at 28, is estranged from the family. Over the course of a fall and winter, Cal joins the high school wrestling team while searching out Mike to ask for help. Mike rejects the offer, but Cal is persistent. Will Mike accept the challenge or is he destined to let Cal down? Giving advice and encouragement are an enigmatic old man named Red and a quirky friend named Luli. Then, there's Cal's mom who must be reckoned with. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Taglines:

Some Legends are born out of Struggle.

Genres:

Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for suggestive material, brief partial nudity and some fighting scenes | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 2010 (Kuwait) See more »

Also Known As:

Brother's Keeper See more »

Filming Locations:

Hammond, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$126,964, 12 September 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$191,875, 19 September 2010
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Company Credits

Production Co:

WWE Studios See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The song that plays in the background many times and that Cal comes out too for his match in the end is sang by John Cena who plays his brother in the movie...it is also John Cena's original song that he came out to when he wrestled in WWE.. See more »

Goofs

No wrestling coach would permit any of his wrestlers to make a grand solo entrance (with lighting effects and pyrotechnics) or enter a competition wearing a warm-up outfit that wasn't team issued. (Officials might jump all over this, too, especially at the District level.) See more »

Quotes

Cal Chetley: Joined the wrestling team today.
Sharon Chetley: I knew it. I knew it. Damn it. Damn it!
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Connections

Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: The Riddle (2010) See more »

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Legendary is Legendary
28 September 2010 | by deadman8974See all my reviews

I saw this movie when it was still in theaters

First, I want to say that I hate that I had to travel a bit to see this movie. I requested it in my movie theater on the online petition wwe put up but my theater was never given the chance. Second, the tickets in this theater were near $14, that is too much. The lack of theaters probably made it not sell as much

There is a trailer for "Knuckhead", the wwe film that involves wwe superstar Big Show. I really hope they don't mess up with this movie but something tells me that they will. Now on to the movie

Fantastic acting! You would not expect this acting from a film that involves a wwe superstar. In his movie, 12 rounds John Cena showed that he improved from the marine, and this movie shows even future improvement. Anyways, the acting was fantastic from everybody, Luli, mike, cal, the mother, and even the coach.

I don't understand the hate towards this movie. Everyone that walked out of the theater walked out with a happy feeling. It was a feel good story. It's definitely a movie you should bring someone to.

It's great for a wwe film. It's out on DVD now, so go buy it


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