• Publication date: August 7, 2018


A marine returning from Iraq, goes home to reconcile with his once abusive father and ask him to help in training him for the upcoming MMA super-prize tournament called Sparta. Little does he know that his older brother is to be entered into the tournament as an underdog. Will the family end up forgiving each other midst all the violence? A movie you don't want to miss!

  • Publication date: August 7, 2018


Program data

Duration: 150

Production Year: 2011

MBC 2:

August 7, 2018 23:00 (KSA) ~ August 7, 2018 22:00 (CLT)

(mbc.net) When US Marine Tommy (Tom Hardy) visits his dad Paddy (Nick Nolte) he visits a local gym and beats a contender in 30 seconds which someone catches on a cell phone and the video goes viral. Tommy catches wind of a winner-takes-all tournament for MMA called Sparta with a prize of $5,000,000. He asks Paddy to help train him.

Little do they know that Tommy's older brother Brendan (Joel Edgerton) a high school physics teacher and former UFC fighter is struggling to make ends meet and facing foreclosure on his home. His only way out seems to be Sparta. What will happen when the brothers face off? Will they be able to forgive one another? Don't miss this one!


  • Tom Hardy
  • Joel Edgerton
  • Jennifer Morrison
  • Nick Nolte
  • Kevin Dunn
  • Kurt Angle

Directed by:  Gavin O'Connor

Rating:  R for adult thematic elements, language and sexuality.