September 10, 2010 (2010-09-10)
James Alan Johnston, James Raymond
Some Legends are born out of Struggle.
Personal Effects (2008 film), Just a Walk in the Park, The Wrestler (2008 film)
Legendary is a 2010 drama film directed by Mel Damski. The film stars Devon Graye as a high school wrestler, in a cast that features John Cena, Patricia Clarkson, Danny Glover, Madeleine Martin, and Tyler Posey. The film was released on September 10, 2010.
After being bullied, book-smart (but not street-wise) teenager Cal Chetley (Devon Graye), joins his Oklahoma high school's wrestling team, seeing it also as a way to reunite with his estranged and wayward brother, Mike (John Cena). His mother, Sharon (Patricia Clarkson), is not initially supportive of Cal's decision, especially when she discovers that Mike is secretly coaching Cal after she gets a call from Mike Chetley's jail cell. She has been away and without contact of her older son, Mike, for over 10 years, but copes and watches yet another family male become legendary.
Although no official soundtrack was released, the following songs appeared in the movie:
The orchestral score, written, and composed by James A Johnston, is available on iTunes.
Critics received the film poorly according to Rotten Tomatoes, with a rating of only 17% based on 42 reviews.
Legendary failed to make the top ten at the box office in its only weekend in wide release, finishing with $200,393 in total.
ReferencesLegendary (film) Wikipedia
Legendary (film) IMDb Legendary (film) themoviedb.org