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The Last Gladiators

Release Date: February 1st, 2013

R|1 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Alex Gibney explores the history of the hockey goon.



Genres: Documentary

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  • When The Last Gladiators treats brawls like greatest-hits clips for more than half the movie, then suggests fighting is behind Nilan's decline, it feels like trying to have it both ways. show more

  • Makes room for tender moments of reflection from a guy who, against impossible odds, still managed some victories, the biggest of which may be that he's still standing. show more

  • He tells his story honestly, but with no great sense of self-awareness or insight. show more

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