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Never Surrender -- When an MMA world champion is lured into the illegal world of underground cage fighting by an elusive promoter, he quickly realizes that the only way out is to kill or to be killed.

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Director:
Writers:
David Storey (screenplay) and
Hector Echavarria (writer)
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Release Date:
3 October 2010 (France) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
One arena. No rules. All pain.
Plot:
From the cage to the big screen, the world's greatest Mixed Martial Arts Champions come together for the first time in a major motion picture... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Hector Echavarria ... Diego Carter

Patrick Kilpatrick ... Seifer

James Russo ... Jimmy
Silvia Koys ... Sandra

Anderson Silva ... Spider

Georges St-Pierre ... Georges
B.J. Penn
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Flaviano Arroyo ... Bodyguard

Fileena Bahris ... Club Girl

Joanne Bahris ... Lady at bar
Will C. ... Body Guard
Carey A. Campbell ... Bookie

Lateef Crowder ... Marco
Eamon Glennon ... Richie

Heath Herring ... Stone

Fabiano Iha ... John

Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson

Sabrina Machado ... Monique
Teresa Noreen ... Dream Angel
Damian Perkins ... Diamond

Jesse Pruett ... Lead Singer in Band

Javier Rivas ... Rich man

Cristina N. Rose ... Marcela (as Cristina Rosas)

Gino Salvano ... Scarred Man
Gunter Schlierkamp ... Crusher
Jessica Simons ... Exotic Wealthy Woman
Brooke Stadler ... Diego's Fan
Cheryl Lynn Stallard ... Celesta
David Michael Toscano ... Waiter

Giulini Wever ... Dream Angel
Joe Willand ... Additional Voices (voice)
Dustin Zahursky ... Bill West

Jesse David Ing ... Bodyguard (uncredited)

Directed by
Hector Echavarria 
 
Writing credits
David Storey (screenplay)

Hector Echavarria  writer

Produced by
Alejandro Arico .... associate producer
Ryan S. Black .... associate producer
Barry Brooker .... executive producer
Alan B. Bursteen .... executive producer
Fuad C'Amanero .... associate producer
Brenda Doby .... executive producer
Hector Echavarria .... producer
Erick Geisler .... producer
Joel M. Gonzales .... associate producer
Patrick Kilpatrick .... producer
Damian Perkins .... associate producer
Curtis Petersen .... producer
Guadalupe Rosas .... associate producer
Ken Schwenker .... producer
Stan Wertlieb .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Evan Evans 
 
Cinematography by
Curtis Petersen 
 
Film Editing by
Eamon Glennon 
 
Casting by
Guadalupe Rosas 
 
Production Design by
Chris Bell 
 
Costume Design by
Glenda Maddox 
 
Makeup Department
Ashley Cordova .... makeup artist
Bruna Nogueira .... makeup department head
 
Production Management
Carey A. Campbell .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bryan Boardley .... second assistant director
Sarah Grant .... second second assistant director
Travis Huff .... first assistant director
Thomas Martin .... second unit director
Curtis Petersen .... second unit director
 
Sound Department
Leandro Cassan .... sound editor
Patrick Dunnam .... sound effects editor
Judah Getz .... adr mixer
John Sanacore .... foley mixer
Henry Torbin .... sound mixer
Alex Ullrich .... foley artist
 
Visual Effects by
Alden Anderson .... visual effects
Andrew Curry .... visual effects supervisor
Enrique Torres .... visual effects
 
Stunts
George Crayton .... stunts
Hector Echavarria Jr. .... stunt coordinator
Dusty Hyland .... assistant stunt coordinator
Dusty Hyland .... stunt double
Philip J Silvera .... stunt performer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Alden Anderson .... digital cinematographer
Jeff Carolan .... gaffer
Zakk Eginton .... camera operator
Arturo Elizondo .... rigging gaffer
Arturo Elizondo .... set lighting technician
Dave Jacobsen .... second assistant camera
Ben Kobbs .... first assistant camera
Thomas Martin .... camera operator
Thomas Martin .... director of photography: second unit
Tiffany Nathanson .... second assistant camera
Curtis Petersen .... camera operator
Matt Sanderson .... key film loader
Paul Summers .... dolly grip
Tom Whitehead .... best boy grip
 
Casting Department
Joe Guinan .... extras casting
Patrick Johnson .... additional casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Fileena Bahris .... jewelry designer
J.D. Nielsen .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Roger La Prairie .... colorist: dailies
Henry Torbin .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Dane Angotti .... pre-mastering engineer
Andrea Baxter .... composer: additional music
Theo Bishop .... music project manager
Spencer Blair .... composer: additional music
Mark Brisbane .... composer: additional music
Marina Brovak .... composer: additional music
Alan Brown .... music production administration
Michael Cacioppo .... composer: additional music
Wes Costello .... music production administration
Shaun Drew .... song supervisor
Evan Evans .... music supervisor
Evan Evans .... score supervisor
Will Forbes .... composer: additional music
Tom Fox .... composer: additional music
Matt Gates .... composer: additional music
Matt Gates .... music editor
Ed Kalnins .... music editor
Casey Kealoha .... music editor
Dave Klotz .... composer: additional music
Ben Kopec .... composer: additional music
Francois Letiec .... composer: additional music (as Francois Leteic)
Steven McClain .... composer: additional music
Lee Miller .... composer: additional music
Lee Miller .... music project manager
Joe Quaranto .... composer: additional music
R.J. Ronquillo .... composer: additional music
Tatu Rytkonen .... composer: additional music
Mehdi Safa .... composer: additional music
Joe Solo .... composer: additional music
Chris Spurgat .... composer: additional music
David Tkaczuk .... composer: additional music
Joseph Trapanese .... composer: additional music
Jonathan Vincent .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Carey A. Campbell .... location manager
Paul Edward Clark .... production assistant (as Paul Clark)
Michael Coulombe .... script supervisor
Anthony Eikner .... armorer
Nicole Flowers .... production accountant
Jesse David Ing .... director: making-of documentary (as Jesse Ing)
Efka Kvaraciejus .... assistant: director
Kami Norton .... production coordinator
Kera O'Bryon .... adr actor
Crispin Howard Sandford .... assistant production coordinator
Corbett Uzel .... financing
Daniel Worlock .... production assistant
 

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Rated R for strong sexual content, graphic nudity, violence and some language
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USA:87 min (DVD)
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Oh dear!, 22 March 2013
Author: richieandsam

NEVER SURRENDER

There really is not a lot positive I can say about this movie. It was terrible.

The story was bad, the acting was worst and the fighting scenes were comical.

It was about a champion MMA fighter who sees a girl in a club that he likes. She introduces him to a bloke who runs an illegal cage fighting tournament. This tournament is dangerous and people can get seriously injured or even die. The movie then becomes a revenge movie as the owner of this company kills one of his friends in a fight and beats up his girlfriend and a few other women.

I have not seen acting this bad for a long time. Not one person in the film was convincing as their character. All completely square and boring. Although there is one guy in the film that has a really fake accent... it is funny. He made me laugh a few times in the movie.

The fighting scenes were worst than watching professional wrestling. WWE is more realistic. haha

What makes me laugh is on the front cover of the DVD, the biggest pictures is of Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson... he is int he movie for about 2 minutes... he has one bad street fight scene and that's him done for the whole movie. I am surprised anyone hired him after this.

There is nothing but bad acting, bad fighting and sex through the whole film!

I will give this 3 out of 10.

The tag line on the poster says:

"THE WORLD'S TOP MMA FIGHTERS IN THEIR FIRST FEATURE FILM"...

it should say on the end of that... AND THEIR LAST!

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