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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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Trevor
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Kyle
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Susie
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Thug with Gun
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Dory
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Scott Caudill ...
Thug One (as Scott 'Jesic' Caudill)
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Thug Two (as Matthew John Prater)
Bart Conner ...
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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

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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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Trivia

In the opening dream sequence, Dan is wearing a uniform with the traditional UC Berkeley colors (blue and gold) and the script Cal logo. The opposing team wears red, the color of Stanford, Cal's arch rival since the late 19th century. See more »

Goofs

While Dan and Socrates have a conversation in the garage, Socrates is organizing and placing small boxes into a cabinet door. The very last shot of the cabinet shows the boxes in a different arrangement than they were during their discourse. See more »

Quotes

Socrates: Everyone wants to tell you what to do and what's good for you. They don't want you to find your own answers, they want you to believe theirs.
Dan Millman: Let me guess, and you want me to believe yours.
Socrates: No, I want you to stop gathering information from the outside and start gathering it from the inside.
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Connections

References The Karate Kid (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

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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A movie about a world class gymnasts transformation
4 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

I highly recommend this movie. Actually there are two movies, an excellent sports movie, and and even better movie about the human spirit. There are many important messages. It really is amazing what you can do when you are truly in the now, completely present. Nick Nolte plays a very grounded sage who's ability to teach Dan with out preaching could get him nominated for best supporting actor. I loved Scott Mechlowicz as Dan. He surely is one of then best young actors in the business. The fact that you still love him in the beginning when he is so full of himself and his self importance is a tribute to Scott as a person and his acting ability. And who wouldn't want Amy Smart to heal his or her broken heart.


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