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Arena (2011)

R  |  Video  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  11 October 2011 (USA)
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David Lord finds himself forced into the savage world of a modern gladiatorial arena, where men fight to the death for the entertainment of the online masses.

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David Lord finds himself forced into the savage world of a modern gladiatorial arena, where men fight to the death for the entertainment of the online masses.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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There's no greater battle... Than the battle for your life. See more »

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Action | Thriller

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Rated R for strong brutal and bloody violence throughout, graphic nudity and language | See all certifications »

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11 October 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Deathgames  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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After Samuel L. Jackson was cast, the title of the film was changed from 'Fury' to 'Deathgames' to avoid confusion with Jackson's role as Nick Fury in the series of Marvel superhero films. See more »

Goofs

Mere minutes into the film, the server goes down. The error notice is misspelled. See more »

Quotes

David Lord: Life sucks. Scars happen.
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References Office Space (1999) See more »

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You've Gotta Want It
Written by Catherine Maria Colpitts (as Katie Colpitts)
Performed by Dolorata
Courtesy of Experience Music Group
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Retardedly awful
23 October 2011 | by See all my reviews

The movie was merely okay for the first 20 minutes or so. Totally predictable and cliché, but watchable. At the point the the main character, who's only claim to fame is being a marine widower kills the kendo master in a katana duel, the movie just got moronic. From the evil villainess's change of heart that would rival the idiocy of the Baroness falling for Duke, to the terrible montage glossing over the more interesting looking fight scenes, the movie robs the viewer of any entertainment, despite the pornographic violence and the T&A.

Sam Jackson knocks it out the park with his contemptuous performance. It's clearly a mailed in effort, which is all this movie deserves.


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