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Legendary (2010)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Sport  |  9 September 2010 (Kuwait)
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A book-smart teenager joins his school's wrestling team as a way to reunite his surviving family members, who split apart after the death of his father, a college wrestling legend, 10 years ago.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sharon Chetley
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Cal Chetley
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Luli Stringfellow
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Harry 'Red' Newman
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Coach Tennent
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Teo Olivares ...
Donald Worthington.
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Theo 'Gnat' Henderson (as Kareem Grimes)
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Joe Easley
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3rd Kid
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Jill
Yvonne Misiak ...
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Laura Melton
Patrick Cox ...
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Storyline

Coming of age in small-town Oklahoma. High schooler Cal Chetley is a brainy beanpole who lives with his widowed mother. Ten years earlier his father, a state wrestling champion, died in a car crash. Cal's older brother Mike, also a former wrestling champion but now down and out at 28, is estranged from the family. Over the course of a fall and winter, Cal joins the high school wrestling team while searching out Mike to ask for help. Mike rejects the offer, but Cal is persistent. Will Mike accept the challenge or is he destined to let Cal down? Giving advice and encouragement are an enigmatic old man named Red and a quirky friend named Luli. Then, there's Cal's mom who must be reckoned with. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Some Legends are born out of Struggle.

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Rated PG-13 for suggestive material, brief partial nudity and some fighting scenes | See all certifications »

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Opening Weekend:

$126,964 (USA) (10 September 2010)

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$191,875 (USA) (17 September 2010)
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In the USA, there was a mere 18 days between the theatrical and home video releases. This is possibly a record for the shortest amount of time it has ever taken for any film to go from the cinema to home video in North America. On September 10, 2010 the movie was released in a limited capacity theatrically, and it was released on September 28, 2010 on DVD (sold exclusively at Walmart) and Blu-Ray (sold exclusively at Best Buy). The DVD and Blu-ray were later released to all national retailers on December 28, 2010. See more »

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Before the final wrestling match, Cal listens on his earphones to what he tells his brother is "opera, Italian opera." The piece that he actually listens to is neither opera nor Italian. It is the religious motet "Panis Angelicus," in Latin. See more »

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Sharon Chetley: There are things about Mike you don't know, Cal doesn't know. You know, it turns out he wasn't as unbreakable as everybody made him out to be. Nobody is.
Coach Tennent: You know, if I say no to Cal, you're just asking for a different kind of trouble. I'll tell you what I'll do. How about I watch him just to make sure he's out there for the right reasons?
Sharon Chetley: And if another Mike shows up at tomorrow's practice, willing to sacrifice everything in his life for this, you're-you're gonna tell him to ease off?
Coach Tennent: Yes, I ...
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Great Movie
10 January 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I only just saw this today and was pleasantly surprised by how good it was. Cena is good and doesn't over play his part or look out of place with some very fine actors in support. The film has a good story and is well, acted I'm just afraid that many people will be put off by the wwe connection but shouldn't be. This a great film for anyone with or without an interest in wwe but if you do have an interest i recommend you buy the special edition 2 disc set as it has some great moments of wrestling history on it. Nice to see WWE films branching out and finely a credible role for the ever more versatile Cena who i see having a great future in films.


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