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LegendaryPlotwise, Legendary is an earnest high school wrestling pic that might've come straight out of a build-your-own-Karate Kid kit,...LegendaryDramaPlotwise, Legendary is an earnest high school wrestling pic that might've come straight out of a build-your-own-Karate Kid kit,...2010-09-17Samuel Goldwyn Films
TO THE MAT Devon Graye wrestles heroically in Legendary

TO THE MAT Devon Graye wrestles heroically in Legendary

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Legendary

Genre: Drama; Starring: John Cena, Patricia Clarkson, Danny Glover; Director: Mel Damski; Release Date Limited: 09/10/2010; Status: In Season; Distributor: Samuel Goldwyn Films

Plotwise, Legendary is an earnest high school wrestling pic that might’ve come straight out of a build-your-own-Karate Kid kit, complete with Teen Underdog (Devon Graye), Single Mom (Patricia Clarkson), and Mysterious Teacher (WWE star John Cena). But without the pep-talk fervor of that movie — the Jaden Smith or Ralph Macchio edition, take your pick — all you’ve got is a well-meaning dud that’ll put you out faster than a sleeper hold. C-

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