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The Tournament (2009)

Every seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins. The last man standing receiving the $10,000,000 cash ... See full summary »

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Every seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins. The last man standing receiving the $10,000,000 cash prize and the title of Worlds No 1, which itself carries the legendary million dollar a bullet price tag. Written by Anonymous

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Every Seven Years The World's Greatest Assassins Gather ... Only One Will Survive See more »

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Action | Thriller

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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25 July 2010 (UK)  »

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Bérgyilkosok viadala  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In a botched attempt to turn over a semi-trailer truck with an air cannon for a chase scene, a piece of iron debris flew toward the production crew and hit assistant director Shero Rauf. Shero broke both his legs in that accident, which took him almost two years to walk normally again. The accident been caught by the crew members behind the camera and it been published on the web after the release of the movie. See more »

Goofs

During the final highway chase, Joshua's truck appears both with the headlights smashed and on, several times, going back and forth until the truck rolls over and even then, the truck still has the right headlight on. See more »

Quotes

Powers: Look at you, Joshua! You're a warrior, gladiator. Men like you don't die in your beds, they fall on the field. They give the crowd a glorious death.
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Lai Lai Fights
Composed by James Edward Barker
Performed by James Edward Barker
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User Reviews

 
so much potential
16 October 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Positive: some of the action in this movie is so creative and realistic I can't help but wonder if any stunt persons were killed or seriously injured during shooting.

Negative: The plot is straight forward and had lots of potential. The writers had potential to make a great film but were lazy with dialogue and character development lending to the hollow action film syndrome. The holes in the plot are so ridiculous that they detract from the tension.

Ugly: The acting is terrible. I think the script is largely to blame here are the lines are so cheesy that I imagined holding a straight face was really hard.

Summary, if you're looking for a mindless action flick then this film will impress with some great sequences.


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