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In the west-side of Los Angeles fight world, a world inhabited by bouncers, cagefighters, cops and special forces types, Mike Terry is a Jiu-Jitsu teacher who has avoided the prize fighting circuit, choosing instead to pursue an honorable life by operating a self-defense studio with a samurai's code. Terry and his wife Sondra struggle to keep the business running to make ends meet. An accident on a dark, rainy night at the Academy between an off duty officer and a distraught lawyer puts in motion a series of events that will change Terry's life dramatically introducing him to a world of promoters and movie star Chet Frank. Faced with this, in order to pay off his debts and regain his honor, Terry must step into the ring for the first time in his life.
Cast & Crew
|MPAA Ratings:||R||Premiere Info:|
|Release Date:||2008||Production Date:|
|Color/B&W:||Distributions Co:||Sony Pictures Classics|
|Sound:||Production Co:||.....Production Company, Empire .....Theatrical Distributor, Sony Pictures Releasing .....Theatrical Distributor, Sony Pictures Releasing International .....Theatrical Distributor, Acme Film .....Theatrical Distributor, Ster-Kinekor .....Theatrical Distributor, Warner Bros. Pictures International .....Theatrical Distributor, Itafilm .....Theatrical Distributor, MTtropole Films Distribution .....Theatrical Distributor, Falcon .....Theatrical Distributor, Sony Pictures Classics .....Studio, Sony Pictures Classics .....World Wide Theatrical Distributor, Sony Pictures Classics .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment .....Domestic Video Distributor|
|Duration(mins):||Country:||United States (USA)|