Warrior is a American sports drama film directed by Gavin O'Connor and starring Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton as two estranged brothers whose entrance into a mixed martial arts tournament makes them come to terms with their lives and each other. Nick Nolte was nominated for an Academy Award for Best. The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother. Gavin O'Connor (screenplay), Anthony Tambakis. 20 Dec Haunted by a tragic past, ex-Marine Tommy Conlon (Hardy) returns home for the first time in fourteen years to enlist the help of his father (Nick Nolte) to train for SPARTA, the biggest winner-takes-all event in mixed martial arts history. A former wrestling prodigy, Tommy blazes a path toward the.
7 Sep "Warrior" is a fight picture that arrives with perfect logic at a climax involving not one but three key bouts, and we forgive the coincidence that provides not one protagonist but two. The screenplay uses these devices to combine the structure of a rags-to-riches fighting story not unlike "Rocky" with the rich. : Warrior: Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Gavin O'Connor: Movies & TV. This item:Warrior by Tom Hardy DVD $ Add-on Item .. September 16, Format: DVD|Verified Purchase. Except for the lack of a SPOILER note at the beginning of the first reviewer, I think these first two reviews pretty much cover the . It hardly rewrites the rulebook, but Warrior is a powerful, moving and brilliant sports-pic-cum-family drama. Like "The Fighter," but with kicking. Read full review . The New York Times - A.O. Scott. Sep 8, It is appropriately blunt, powerful and relentless, a study of male bodies in sweaty motion and masculine emotions.