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Pit Fighter (2005)

R | | Action | 23 May 2008 (Japan)
Jack Severino has no memory, all he knows is the brutal sport of Pit Fighting. When his past catches him up, he realizes he is not who he thought he was. For some men must fight for redemption.


Jesse V. Johnson (as Jesse Johnson)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dominiquie Vandenberg ... Jack Severino
Steven Bauer ... Manolo
Fernando Carrillo ... Veneno
Stephen Graham ... Harry
Stana Katic ... Marianne
Scott Adkins ... Nathan
Timothy V. Murphy ... Father Michael (as Tim Murphy)
Ric Sarabia ... Doctor Vincent (as Rick Sarabia)
Carlos Buti ... Carlos (as Giancarlo Valentino)
Catherine Munden ... Virgin Mary (as Cathrine Munden)
Alice Amter ... Palm Reader
Armando Acevedo Armando Acevedo ... Border Guard
Fivel Stewart ... Lucinda
Celina Zambón ... Dancer (as Celina Zambon)
Aspen Stevens Aspen Stevens ... Dancer


Jack Severino has no memory, all he knows is the brutal sport of Pit Fighting. When his past catches him up, he realizes he is not who he thought he was. For some men must fight for redemption.

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Some men must fight for redemption.



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong brutal violence, some language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

23 May 2008 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Legend of Pit Fighter See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »


Box Office


$600,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

The Syndicate (II) See more »
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Manolo: Well, you ever wanna know what God thinks about money, you look at those to whom he gives it too.
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Classic Fighting Flick

Director Jessie V Johnson who also created other classic flicks, Fifth Commandment 2008, Charlie Valentine 2009, The Package 2013, The Butcher 2009, The Debt Collector 2018, Accident Man 2018 and another classic fighting flick Savage Dog 2017 has created another gem in Pit Fighter.

Starring Dominique Vandenberg who has also been in Jesse V Johnson's Charlie Valentine and The Butcher.

Also starring is Steven Bauer who like Dominique Vanderberg was in Jesse V Johnson's Charlie Valentine plus other classic flicks, The Beast of War 1988 and Scarface 1983.

Also starring is Scott Adkins who has also been in other classic flicks, Undisputed 2 2006, Undisputed 3 2010, The Bourne Ultimatum 2007, The Tournament 2009, Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning 2012, Ninja: Shadow of a Tear 2013, The Expendables 2012, Re-Kill 2013, Ninja 2009 and another classic fighting flick, Boyka: Undisputed IV 2016 , Grimsby 2016, Hard Target 2 2016, Doctor Strange 2016, Zero Dark Thirty 2012, Wolf Warrior II 2017, Jarhead 3: The Siege 2016 and Jesse V Johnsons Savage Dog 2017, The Debt collector 2018 and Accident Man 2018.

I enjoyed the fight and shooting scenes.

If you enjoyed this as much as I did then check out other classic fighting flicks, Blood and Bone 2009, Fight Club 1999, Hard Times 1975, Shootfighter Fight to the Death 1993, Arena 2011, Raze 2013, Damage 2009, Warrior 2011, The Wrestler 2008, Lady Bloodfight 2016, Kickboxer: Retaliation 2018 and Street Warrior 2008.

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