The Last Gladiators


1h 31m 2012

Brief Synopsis

Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney takes an unprecedented look at the National Hockey League's most feared enforcers and explores the career of Chris "Knuckles" Nilan. The role was simple: protect their teammates no matter the cost. For Chris, this meant a shattered body, addiction to drugs

Film Details

Also Known As
Last Gladiators, sista gladiatorerna
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2012

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 31m

Synopsis

Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney takes an unprecedented look at the National Hockey League's most feared enforcers and explores the career of Chris "Knuckles" Nilan. The role was simple: protect their teammates no matter the cost. For Chris, this meant a shattered body, addiction to drugs and harming the people closest to him. But in the process, he won the love of hockey's holy city, Montreal, and helped the team win the Stanley Cup. Through interviews with hockey's toughest guys, the film explores what it means to enforce the unspoken code of the NHL.

Film Details

Also Known As
Last Gladiators, sista gladiatorerna
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2012

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 31m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States February 1, 2013

Limited Release in United States February 1, 2013 (New York)

Released in United States 2012 (Golden Gate Awards Documentary Feature Competition)

Released in United States 2012