• Released
  • April 12, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • NR , 2 hr 34 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Drama
  • 12 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Based on the Korean web comic Legendary Fist, FISTS OF LEGEND features three old friends and rivals from high school days who get their invitation to the big fight for the chance to win $200,000 and much more. 25 years later.

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60

Variety

By Justin Chang
Bloated but energetic, entertaining but interminable, tortured but strangely satisfying, Fists of Legend spends two-and-a-half hours...
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60

Los Angeles Times

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Director Kang Woo-Suk spins an epic swirl of masculine psychodrama over his many punishing fight sequences...But he also makes a handful of...
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50

Slant Magazine

The film is so generous in its characterizations that it's easy to overlook the fact that its hot-topic drama (bullying, economic...
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50

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Shot with some wit and considerable speed, its short, sharp beatdowns are a refreshing change from the bloated action sequences favored by...
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30

Village Voice

By Nick Schager
The battles are staged with moderate intensity but a dispiriting lack of surprise that's also characteristic of the story in general.
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Rated NR