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Warrior Reviews

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Soren Anderson
Seattle Times
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Choppy editing makes a hash out of the fight scenes, and, by the end, a Neanderthal sensibility asserts itself: A brotherly beating makes the heart grow fonder.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2/4

September 8, 2011
Glenn Dunks

Director Gavin O'Connor tries sprucing up the material by swapping out boxing for mixed martial arts, but it's still the same old story told the same old way. At least Real Steel had robots.

Full Review Source: Trespass

September 8, 2013
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

Drawn-out and threadbare, its occasional moments of authentic family drama failing to carry the weight of the 140-minute running time.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas Weekly | Original Score: 2.5/5

September 7, 2011
Brett Michel
Boston Phoenix

Alas, although the acting's uniformly strong, and the film has kitchen-sink grit to spare, it errs more on the side of 1995's Rocky IV than John Avildsen's '76 original...

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 7, 2011
Tim Grierson
Screen International

A sports film whose promise of a more nuanced take on familiar genre tropes ends up battered and bruised.

Full Review Source: Screen International

August 10, 2011
Simon Weaving

This tale of two brothers competing in a mixed martial arts contest is gritty, laboured and totally devoid of suspense or surprise, despite the best efforts of actors Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton.

Full Review Source: Screenwize | Original Score: 2/5

November 24, 2011
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

O'Connor treats the brothers' stories like two separate movies, but both are cliched, and we don't learn enough about the rules of mixed martial arts to be drawn into the many, many bouts we see.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 2/4

September 9, 2011
Jim Schembri
The Age (Australia)

Grainy, hand-held cinematography can't lend authenticity to the forced emotion.

Full Review Source: The Age (Australia) | Original Score: 2/5

October 25, 2011
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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A cheap exploitation picture wrapped in miles and miles of stale would-be Oscar scenes...

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1.5/4

September 9, 2011
Eric Melin

... for all of its supposed realism and reflection of hard times in America, the movie plays out as complete fairy-tale nonsense. It isn't a working-class success story -- it's a working-class fantasy world.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 1.5/4

September 9, 2011
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

a ludicrous mashup of the dysfunctional family of "The Fighter" and the entire Rocky series.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: C

September 9, 2011
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

If another writer, someone that does not telegraph the entire story, was brought in to help the multiple hat-wearing O'Connor, there could have been some surprises in store for the viewer.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: C

September 12, 2011
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

a hodge-podge of inspirational sports movie cliches mashed with pseudo-intellectual bullpucky trying to rise above its stand as a blatant advertisement for mixed martial arts

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 1.5/5

September 16, 2011
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Its most rewarding moments being the well-choreographed brutal MMA fight scenes.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C+

December 6, 2011
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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All the director and co-writer Gavin O'Connor does is apply old boxing-film tricks to what is, for the movies, a new sport. Then he doubles them.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 8, 2011
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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Nolte's performance is masterful, marshalling together pain and regret and a slowly dawning comprehension in a single wince. But all this film has going for it besides him are its incredibly brutal fight scenes.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 2/4

September 9, 2011

In Gavin O'Connor's hands ... the few-holds-barred matches are certainly the main event: subtle characterization and deep back-story are not wanted on this two-fisted voyage of the Conlon family.

Full Review Source: JWR | Original Score: 3/5

December 29, 2011
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

Suddenly Thunderdome doesn't seem like such a pipe dream anymore.

Full Review Source: Goatdog's Movies | Original Score: 2.5/5

November 16, 2011
Daniel M. Kimmel
New England Movies Weekly

...slow, predictable, woodenly acted, and utterly preposterous.

Full Review Source: New England Movies Weekly | Original Score: 2/5

September 10, 2011
Andrew Pulver

Has to conform to the lunkhead straitjacket of the tournament format: one dufus pounding another in extreme close-up for what seems like an eternity.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 2/5

September 22, 2011
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