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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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(screenplay), (novel)

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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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Taglines:

Hopes, Dreams,l There Are No Ordinary Moments. 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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Release Date:

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

Dan's stunt double is easily identifiable by the different arm muscles and shoulder broadness. See more »

Quotes

Joy: [to Dan, touching his chest] I don't think your leg was the only thing that got broken.
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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 real meaningful film
4 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

I have seen Peaceful Warrior three times and get more out of it with each showing! Everyone who has come to see it plans on seeing it again and they are bringing more friends. I think this is the summer time "sleeper" hit. It has opened in limited release on the West coast, but will get a wider release in the upcoming weeks. Not only is it entertaining, it is loaded with great messages without being preachy and saccharine-laced. The camera-work, editing, direction, and acting are all first rate. It is clear that this film is a labor of love as opposed to a labor of over the top, slam-bang, car chasing, explosion laced commercialism. If you are looking for a true feel good movie for a change, get out and see this one.


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