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Never Back Down (2008)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Drama, Sport  |  14 March 2008 (USA)
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At his new high school, a rebellious teen is lured into an underground fight club, where he finds a mentor in a mixed martial arts veteran.

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At his new high school, a rebellious teen Jake Tyler is lured into an ultimate underground fighting club in a Backyard Fight, where he finds a mentor in a mixed martial arts veteran. After receiving threats to the safety of his friends and family, Jake seeks the mentoring of a veteran fighter, to train his mind and body for one final no-holds-barred elimination fight with his unrelenting personal nemesis and local martial arts champion Ryan McCarthy. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Win or Lose... Everyone Has Their Fight

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material involving intense sequences of fighting/violence, some sexuality, partying and language - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,603,195 (USA) (14 March 2008)

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$24,848,292 (USA) (30 May 2008)
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Second movie featuring Sean Faris and Evan Peters. The first was Sleepover. See more »

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When Roqua says he hasn't seen his family in seven years he only holds up five fingers. See more »

Quotes

Jean Roqua: [Jake is considering going to the Beatdown] Do this and you can never come back in my gym again. I let you get away with it once, not twice.
Jake Tyler: Wait! You think this is what I want? To never train with you again? Just to give some asshole the show that he's looking for?
Jean Roqua: Then stop! Let it go.
Jake Tyler: The night my dad died, I just let him drive. I didn't even try to stop him. Doing nothing has consequences too.
Jean Roqua: You cannot live in the past, my friend.
Jake Tyler: Really? If you could go back, and stop the guy who shot ...
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References Kung Fu (1972) See more »

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False Pretense
Written by Ronnie Winter
Performed by Red Jumpsuit Apparatus (as The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus)
Courtesy of Virgin Records America
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Great movie, a great motivation
2 August 2014 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

Well, before i start i would say i was a fat guy who never workout and all that, my weight was about 85 kilograms and about 35% of body fat, when i was 15 i watched this movie and it makes me look at life other way, i mean i've been start training hardly for a year and a half now and hell yea the result came of course now i'm 64 kilos and 9% of body fat, my life is pretty much full of training and the first motivation i've gain is this movie, so people who tell you this movie is bad or something else ignore it, when i saw this movie and the first time(i think i watched it about 10 times or even more) i started to some push up and noticed i cant do even 5, and then i saw in the movie how Mike trained hard and so i began trying harder and harder and go to the gym and start working hard, and then i start make my nutrition healthy and from there i just start to grow and get bigger, trust me this movie is a must!


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