- 1 hr 33 min
Legendary is a 2013 action movie directed by Eric Styles and starring Scott Adkins, Dolph Lundgren, and Yi Huang. The movie revolves around Travis Preston (Scott Adkins), a retired MMA fighter, who is forced to come out of retirement to fight in a tournament organized by his former coach and father figure, Durand (Dolph Lundgren). The story is set in a city in China where the illegal underground fighting scene is thriving. The tournament is called the "Fire Fist," and the contestants are all brutal fighters from different parts of the world. The winner of the tournament wins a cash prize of $10 million.
Durand is the organizer of the tournament and is looking for a fighter who can defeat the current champion, a ruthless fighter named Marcus (Ivan Kotik). Durand believes that Travis is the only fighter who can take down Marcus, and he tries to convince him to come out of retirement and fight for him.
Travis is hesitant to return to fighting as he had retired after suffering a personal tragedy. However, he is convinced to fight again when he learns that his sister has become embroiled in the dangerous world of underground fighting. Travis agrees to fight in the tournament to save his sister.
As Travis starts to train for the tournament, he realizes that his opponents are all brutal fighters who will do anything to win. He also discovers that there is more at stake in the tournament than just money. It is revealed that the tournament is being sponsored by a group of powerful and wealthy businessmen who use it to launder their illegal money.
The fights in the tournament are intense and violent, and Travis must use all his skills and experience to defeat his opponents. Along the way, he also starts to uncover the dark secrets behind the tournament and the people who are funding it.
The movie is filled with adrenaline-pumping fight scenes, and the performances by the lead actors are impressive. Scott Adkins is convincing as the retired fighter who is forced to fight again, and Dolph Lundgren is excellent as the coach and father figure who is determined to see his protege win. Yi Huang's performance as Travis' sister is also notable.
The movie also touches on themes of family, loyalty, and redemption. Travis' journey in the movie is not just about winning the tournament but also about coming to terms with his past and finding a way to move forward.
Overall, Legendary is an action-packed movie that will appeal to fans of the genre. The fight scenes are intense and exciting, and the story is engaging and well-paced. The performances by the lead actors are also impressive, making it a must-watch for fans of Scott Adkins and Dolph Lundgren.
Legendary is a 2014 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 33 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 3.7.