An ex-Marine haunted by a tragic past, Tommy Conlon (Tom Hardy) returns to hishometown 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, (Joel Edgerton) a former MMA fighter unable to make ends meet as a public school teacher, returns to the amateur ring to provide for his family after being suspended from his day job. Even though years have passed, recriminations and 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.
|Run time||139 minutes|
|DVD Release Date||December 20, 2011|
|Actors||Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Morrison, Noah Emmerich, Nick Nolte, Kevin Dunn, Denzel Whitaker|
|MPAA||PG-13 (Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense mixed martial arts fighting, some language and thematic material)|
|Watch Movie Trailer||Warrior Trailer|
|Where to Rent||Netflix Redbox|