Legendary (2010) 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… 2010-09-10 Drama John Cena Patricia Clarkson Danny Glover Samuel Goldwyn Films
Movie Review

Legendary (2010)

TO THE MAT Devon Graye wrestles heroically in Legendary
TO THE MAT Devon Graye wrestles heroically in Legendary
EW's GRADE
C-

Details Limited Release: Sep 10, 2010; Genre: Drama; With: John Cena, Patricia Clarkson and Danny Glover; 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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Originally posted Sep 08, 2010 Published in issue #1120-1121 Sep 17, 2010 Order article reprints