• Peaceful Warrior (2007)

Peaceful Warrior

Release Date: March 30th, 2007

DVD Release Date: June 26th, 2007

PG-13 |2 hr 1 min

Plot Summary

Dan Millman (Scott Mechlowicz) is a gifted athlete whose desire for success drives everything he does. When a mysterious stranger (Nick Nolte) opens Dan's eyes to a new vision of strength and understanding, the Olympic hopeful finds that he still has much to learn and more sacrifices to make.

Cast: Nick Nolte, Scott Mechlowicz, Amy Smart, Tim DeKay, Paul Wesley, Ashton Holmes, Agnes Bruckner, B.J. Britt

Director: Victor Salva

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Sobini Films, DEJ Productions

Keywords: Growing up, Competition, Hospital, Transformation, Doctor, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Strong performances by Scott Mechlowicz as Millman and Nick Nolte as the mysterious mechanic who changes his life ground the film in effective drama. show more

  • 63
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Sometimes in an imperfect movie there is consolation simply in regarding the actors. show more

  • 63
    Maitland McDonaghTV Guide Magazine

    The result is something close to a textbook example of how NOT to visualize spiritual principles of the "be here now" variety. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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