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Two estranged brothers and Mixed Martial Arts fighters confront the forces that tore their family apart as they prepare to do battle in the ring in this drama from director Gavin O'Connor (Gavin O'Connor). Tommy Conlon (Tom Hardy) is an ex-Marine from Pittsburgh who's never quite shaken his troubled past. Upon learning that the purse in an upcoming MMA tournament is the largest in the league's history, Tommy recruits his father, Paddy (Nick Nolte), a former coach and recovering alcoholic, to whip him into shape in time for the competition. Meanwhile, as Tommy steadily ascends the ranks by defeating one powerful opponent after another, his brother, Brendan, struggles to provide for his family with his job as a public school teacher. A former MMA fighter with a devastating punch, Brendan begins to wonder if he, too, could have a shot at winning the coveted purse. In time, Brendan and Tommy both emerge as dark horse contenders in the competition, setting the two brothers on a brutal collision course. But Tommy and Brendan's biggest battle won't be fought in the ring -- it will be fought in their hearts and minds. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:September 9, 2011


Awarded by
Screen Actors Guild Nick Nolte Best Supporting Actor 2011 Nominee
Broadcast Film Critics Association Nick Nolte Best Supporting Actor 2011 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Nick Nolte Best Supporting Actor 2011 Nominee


Joel Edgerton
as Brendan Conlon
Tom Hardy
as Tommy Conlon
Jennifer Morrison
as Tess Conlon
Frank Grillo
as Frank Campana
Nick Nolte
as Paddy Conlon
Denzel Whitaker
as Stephon
Bryan Callen
as Himself
Kevin Dunn
as Principal Zito
Laura Kenley
as KC
Maximiliano Hernandez
as Colt Boyd
Fernando Chien
as Fenroy
Jake McLaughlin
as Mark Bradford
Vanessa Martinez
as Pilar Fernandez
Carlos Miranda
as Tito
Kurt Angle
as Koba
Noah Emmerich
as Dan Taylor
Roan Carneiro
as Marcos Santos
Amir Perets
as Yosi
Jeff Hochendoner
as Marine MP #1
Tammy Townsend
as Zito's Wife


Gavin O'Connor
Gavin O'Connor
Greg O'Connor
Gavin O'Connor
Screen Story
Gavin O'Connor
Masanobu Takayanagi
Mark Isham
Composer (Music Score)
Sean Albertson
John Gilroy
James Donahue
Art Director
Josh Fagin
Jordan Schur
Executive Producer
Lisa Ellzey
Executive Producer
Michael Paseornek
Executive Producer
Abigail Murray
Costume Designer
Ron Von Blomberg
Set Decorator
Randi Hiller
Mark Mangini
Sound Editor
Heather Mages
Key Make-up
Janet Gaynor
Visual Effects Editor
Evan Schiff
Assistant Editor
David Nowell
Aerial Photography
Piero Mura
Sound Effects Editor
Ezra Dweck
Sound Effects Editor
Mike Chock
Sound Effects Editor
Dugg Kirkpatrick
Department Head Hair
Glen Trew
Production Sound Mixer
Gail Fitzgibbons
Costumes Supervisor
Peter Devlin
Production Sound Mixer
Anna Rane
Script Supervisor
Charlene Olson
Post Production Supervisor
Steve Dellerson
Visual Effects Producer
Trish Almeida
Department Head Hair
Robin Gonsalves
Assistant Editor
Donna Sloan
Executive in Charge of Production
Gary Summers
Re-Recording Mixer
Mishell Chandler
Key Hairstylist
Glenn T. Morgan
Supervising Sound Editor
Raymond Consing
Storyboard Artist
Derek Bird
Digital Effects
Felicity Bowring
Department Head Makeup