Legendary Synopsis
A high-school wrestler (Devon Graye) wants his estranged brother (John Cena) to train him.
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Critic Ratings

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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
This rousingly sweet little flick is certainly nothing to go out of your way to avoid.
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50

Washington Post

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Despite the hackneyed script by John Posey, Legendary is not without merit, and the story works fairly successfully as a family drama...
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50

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
Legendary is a soap opera with steroids.
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50

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
It's almost offensive that Danny Glover is relegated to playing the mysterious old confidante who haunts the same fishing hole as Cal. By...
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50

USA Today

By Scott Bowles
For a movie with a star wrestler at the center of it, Legendary doesn't pack much of a punch.
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Legendary is so intent on paying heartfelt tribute to dogged young athletes that it neglects basic story needs.
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Adam Markovitz
A well-meaning dud.
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38

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
A by-the-numbers sports drama with a death grip on clichés and acting every bit as flat as the mat, seems unlikely to draw much of a crowd.
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
You'll come away from Legendary with no sense of what amateur wrestling is about.
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20

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Most of the acting is amateurish at best, and the tone is vintage "Afterschool Special." But it does aim to be family-friendly, and at...
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By waterways10
John Cena is good wrestler...

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Rated PG-13 | For suggestive material, brief partial nudity and some fighting scenes
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Predictable but moving sports drama goes beyond wrestling.
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