Never Back Down

This unlikely hybrid of THE KARATE KID (1984) and FIGHT CLUB (1999) is formulaic and derivative, but sufficiently well made to work as both teen-angst melodrama and bone-rattling brawl picture. Newly widowed Margot Tyler (Leslie Hope) moves her sons, 17-year-old Jake Tyler (Sean Faris, who bears an occasionally distracting resemblance to Tom Cruise) and...read more

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  • Released: 2008
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: This unlikely hybrid of THE KARATE KID (1984) and FIGHT CLUB (1999) is formulaic and derivative, but sufficiently well made to work as both teen-angst melodrama and bone-rattling brawl picture. Newly widowed Margot Tyler (Leslie Hope) moves her sons, 17… (more)

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