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Peaceful Warrior (2006)

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A chance encounter with a stranger changes the life of a college gymnast.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Dan Millman
... Socrates
... Joy
... Coach Garrick
... Tommy
... Trevor
... Kyle
... Susie
... Thug with Gun
... Dory
... Doctor Hayden
Scott Caudill ... Thug One (as Scott 'Jesic' Caudill)
... Thug Two (as Matthew John Prater)
Bart Conner ... Himself
... Commentator One
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Storyline

Dan Millman has it all: good grades, a shot at the Olympic team on the rings and girls lining up for the handsome Berkely college athlete all teams mates look up to with envy. Only one man shakes his confidence, an anonymous night gas station attendant, who like Socrates, keeps questioning every assumption in his life. Then a traffic crash shatters Dan's legs, and his bright future. Now Socrates's life coaching is to make or break Dan's revised ambition. Written by KGF Vissers

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A Movie That Changes Lives. See more »

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Drama | Romance | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sensuality, sex references and accident scenes | See all certifications »

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23 June 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A békés harcos útja  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$80,602, 4 June 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,960,414

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$222,340, 12 July 2007
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2.35 : 1
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Director Victor Salva first became familiar with the work while in prison for child molestation. He credits the original story as "a story that changed my life". See more »

Goofs

The gymnastics room is painted sky blue and gold which are UCLA colors. Cal colors are (very) dark blue and gold. See more »

Quotes

Socrates: Sometimes you have to lose your mind before you come to your senses.
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Connections

References The Karate Kid (1984) See more »

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It's All Right
Written by Daniel Bush, Lee Rickard and Chris Zeigler
Performed by Thee Make-Out Party!
Courtesy of Kapow Records/Thee Make-Out Party!
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5 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

I read the Novel in year 2000. The book literally changed my DNA. There is such magic in the way the story is told it really sinks into your fibers. The movie is exactly the fantasy I saw in my head as I read each page of this inspired book. The biggest thing that hit home is how our Ego can run our lives and trick us into believing it is actually who we are. There is a powerful scene in this film around the above comment on Ego. For that reason alone, it should not be missed and will be remembered for a lifetime.

When the student is ready the teacher will appear, and vice versa.

I highly recommend it. Kate Romero President-CEO Guardian Angel Ent., Inc. www.guardianangelmanagement.com


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