<3 I'm sooo into horror movies and thought this was going to be so lame. It was surprisingly a good movie. Teaches about bullying and school, had a few emotional moments...and I don't cry during movies, but this was a good one. Had a few humorous parts here and there. Great movie.
Despite being blind, Jace Newfield (Andrew Lawrence) never lets anything stand in his way. And when his family moves from New York to the Midwest, he must find a way to fit in at his new school. In addition to adjusting to a new place, Jace must learn his way around a new house and school while struggling to maintain his independence. Soon, he takes up wrestling, and with the help of his teachers, Jace strives to master his wrestling skills and bring his team to the championships.
Walter (Ashton Kutcher) is a rising star in the NCAA wrestling world until his life is ripped apart by the brutal murder of his sister. Returning home to console his mother Gloria (Kathy Bates) he seeks vengeance on the man who is accused of the crime. A chance meeting with a beautiful mature woman (Michelle Pfeiffer) leads to a romance that could tear both families apart. Personal Effects is a heartbreaking and ultimately uplifting romance that is a testament to the power of love.
Based on the life of the UFC fighter, Matt Hamill, THE HAMMER is a coming-of-age drama about the first deaf wrestler's journey to win a National Collegiate Championship. Raised among those with the ability to hear, Matt finds himself no less an outsider amidst the Deaf community. But through sheer determination, he turns what could be a disability into an asset and in the process serves as an inspiration for both those who can hear and those who cannot.
A powerful portrait of a battered dreamer, ex-professional wrestler Randy "The Ram" Robinson (Mickey Rourke), who despite himself and the odds stacked against him, lives to be a hero once again in the only place he considers home — inside the ring. The Wrestler is the winner of 2 Golden Globes® including Best Actor Mickey Rourke and Best Original Song by Bruce Springsteen.
Filled with exhilarating nonstop hockey action and heart-racing suspense, MIRACLE is the inspiring true story behind one of the greatest moments in sports history — the 1980 United States ice hockey team's triumphant Olympic victory against the Soviet Union. Kurt Russell gives a brilliant performance as the dynamic and determined coach Herb Brooks, who had an impossible dream -- beat the seemingly unbeatable Soviets at their own game. Starting with a handpicked group of 26 undisciplined kids, Brooks coached them to play like they never played before, and turned 20 of them into a team that believed they could achieve the unachievable -- and in the process, united a nation with a new feeling of hope.
A married couple deals with a crushing loss in a way that's both funny and deeply sad in this comedy-drama from director, screenwriter, and star Stanley Tucci. Don (Tucci) and his wife, Janna (Patricia Clarkson), meet every night in the same shabby nightclub where Don performs a humorously shambolic magic act. Don and Janna's relationship has been on he verge of collapse since the death of their daughter, and they're trying to reconnect with each other through role-playing, so each evening they pretend they're meeting for the first time on a blind date after discovering one another through personal ads. Sometimes they assume characters that are openly confrontational, while other times they try to bring a sweetness and intimacy back into their lives, but more often than not their struggle to reclaim the love they knew ends in confusion and frustration. Blind Date was adapted by Tucci and Screenwriter David Schechter from Theo Van Gogh's 1996 film of the same name, it was the second in a series of remakes of Van Gogh's films (following Steve Buscemi's interview) created in response to Van Gogh's assassination by political extremists in 2004. MPAA Rating: NOTRATED c) E1 Entertainment
WARRIOR tells the inspirational story of an estranged family that finds redemption in the unlikeliest of places...the MMA ring. Tommy Riordan (Tom Hardy), an ex-marine with a tragic past, returns home and enlists his father (Nick Nolte), a recovering alcoholic and former wrestling coach, to train him for "Sparta", the biggest MMA tournament ever held. But when Tommy's underdog brother, Brendan (Joel Edgerton), fights his way into the tournament, the two brothers must finally confront each other and the forces that pulled them apart. What ensues is the most gut-wrenching, soul-stirring, and unforgettable battle of their lives.
Based on a true story. Vanessa Hudgens gives "the best performance of her career" (NYC Movie Guru) in this uplifting film about one girl's struggle to find love, acceptance and redemption. Co-starring: James Earl Jones, Brendan Fraser and Rosario Dawson.
In the tradition of FIELD OF DREAMS, TOUCHBACK is a story about sports, faith, and realizing that everything you need is already in front of you. Facing foreclosure on his home, former high school football star-turned-farmer-and-family-man, Scott Murphy (Brian Presley of BORDERLAND) has found rock bottom. But, after bumping his head, he finds himself with a unique opportunity to revisit his glory days before the Ohio State championship where he permanently injured his knee in a game-winning play. Given a second shot at destiny, Scott seeks his mentor, Coach Hand (Kurt Russell of MIRACLE, DREAMER), to help him decide whether to let his fate unfold or change his future. Also starring Melanie Lynskey (TV's TWO AND A HALF MEN), Marc Blucas (TV's NECESSARY ROUGHNESS), Sarah Wright (THE HOUSE BUNNY) and Christine Lahti (TV's LAW & ORDER: SVU, CHICAGO HOPE).
Based on a remarkable true story, 23 Blast follows an up and coming football star who suddenly becomes blind overnight. With the love and support of this family and closest friends he proves nothing can dampen the spirit of a champion!
An aimless young man who is scalping tickets, gambling and drinking, agrees to coach a Little League team from the Cabrini Green housing project in Chicago as a condition of getting a loan from a friend.
Estranged from his family, Jonathan receives word that his father, Robert, has chosen to take himself off life support in less than forty-eight hours. What follows is an unexpected journey of love, laughter, and forgiveness.