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The Art of Self-Defense

The Art of Self-Defense is a movie starring Jesse Eisenberg, Alessandro Nivola, and Imogen Poots. After being attacked on the street, a young man enlists at a local dojo, led by a charismatic and mysterious sensei, in an effort to...

Other Titles
ジ・アート・オブ・セルフ・ディフェンス, La mejor defensa es un ataque, W obronie wlasnej, El arte de defenderse, L'arte della difesa personale, A Arte da Autodefesa, Umetnost samoodbrane, L'art de l'autodéfense, Sztuka samoobrony
Running Time
1 hours 44 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama, Crime, Thriller, Mystery, Comedy
Director
Riley Stearns
Writer
Riley Stearns
Actors
Imogen Poots, Steve Terada, Jesse Eisenberg, Alessandro Nivola
Country
USA
Year
2019
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

After being attacked on the street, a young man enlists at a local dojo, led by a charismatic and mysterious sensei, in an effort to learn how to defend himself from future threats.

Comments about drama «The Art of Self-Defense» (22)

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Jessica C.

This film is a well made crime thriller, with a great story, a perfect cast, and great performances by the entire cast. I think the movie is a good representation of the American justice system, and I think this film is the best portrayal of justice and justice system in American history. I recommend this film to anyone who wants to see a great crime thriller, and a good representation of a justice system. This film is very entertaining and entertaining, I would definitely recommend this film to anyone.

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Mary Kelly

I have to say that I was skeptical about the movie before I saw it, because of the terrible reviews. I was very pleased. I have to admit, I did have some laughs in it, but it wasn't a laugh out loud kind of laugh, but a chuckle or two. I was moved and moved by the storyline, and the character's motivations. I would recommend this movie to anybody that is looking for a good drama. The characters are developed well and the movie is well acted, even with a few problems. I do have to admit that some of the acting was a bit stiff, but you can always overlook that because of the story and characters. This is a movie that can be watched over and over again and will be a nice change from the typical Hollywood movie. I would give this movie a 10, but I am going to give it a 9 to compensate for the weak acting.

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Judith

I must say that I loved the movie, but I had the same experience with the book that I did with the movie. This is definitely not a movie you should see with your kids, as it is much too violent for them. The book was also much more violent, and the book is based on a true story. The book was also much more "adult" than the movie, and although the book is true to the actual story, the movie was more about the actual events that took place. However, if you do decide to see the movie, you will definitely enjoy it, but if you read the book, you will definitely love it. I highly recommend this movie to anyone who loves a good mystery/thriller. I rate this movie 10/10. Rating = 10/10.

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Aaron T.

this movie is funny and enjoyable. all characters are great, they are not playing on stereotypes, they are just people who are made to play that role. the action is great, the dialogue is great, the story is great, the acting is great, the music is great, and all of the pieces are perfect. i can't wait to see it again. hopefully this movie is a flop, because i'm sure people are going to be waiting for it to come out. the trailer is cool too, it just looks like a movie that needs to be a hit. i'm going to see it again tonight, and i think i'll be watching it again in a couple of weeks. go see it, you won't regret it. i give it 10/10. it was worth the money to rent or buy it. if it was available at the video store, i would have rented it. this movie was a steal. i'm gonna buy it when it comes out. it's so much better than the movies that i've seen in the past couple of years. go see it. it's worth it.

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Ryan

It's a shame that some people have been thinking that this is some sort of a bad movie. I did see it and I laughed. It was a great story. And I'm going to see it again and again. I will keep on writing to people who hate on this movie. I think it was a good movie. I liked the actors and the storyline. I love movies like this and I love movies that are about movies. I think this movie is a great movie. And I think this is a great movie. I'm going to see it again and again.

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Jerry W.

This film is very different from other crime thrillers of the same period. It is the best I have seen so far, and probably the best film ever made. It is not a film to be watched for entertainment purposes, but for true crime movie buffs. It is a true film and also very well done. The actors are excellent and very realistic. There is not one flaw in this movie. It has a great plot, good acting, and great direction. I give it a 10. This is a MUST SEE for true crime movie buffs.

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Howard O.

The Art of Self-Defense is a very complex and fascinating movie, with complex themes and ideas. It takes a long time for the viewers to get to the core of the movie. And that's okay, because the movie has so much to say about life and death. While watching the movie, I kept thinking, "What's the point of this movie?" For me, the biggest issue I had was that I didn't really get the point of the movie. I thought it was going to be a very strong movie, because it was made by Anthony Hopkins. But the movie left me with a feeling of disappointment. It left me thinking, "Why did I bother to see this movie?" The movie is very intense, and you have to be able to take it in for the full effect. This is because Anthony Hopkins is a very strong actor. His acting is very intense, and the audience can really feel his pain. However, the movie could have been better. The movie is set in the 70s. I understand that it's hard to make a movie in that era, but it just seemed like a lot of things didn't make sense. For instance, there were certain times when we saw a white man who was supposed to be African-American, but we saw him as white. He was supposed to be black, but he was white. The movie also has a problem with the timeline. In the movie, I think it's possible that Charles Bronson's character could have died in the first half. If he died in the first half, then why did we have to see him for two more years? It's a great movie, but I think it's difficult to make a movie about a very complicated subject. It's not easy to fit everything in. And because of that, I don't think the movie is very good. The movie is a masterpiece, but I think the movie is not very good.

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Patrick Riley

Well, it's a shame that this movie has to be considered one of the worst films ever made. To be honest, I had to have a serious reason to not see this movie. If you are a fan of movies that don't deserve to be seen, then watch this movie!

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Crystal B.

This movie was wonderful. It was the first movie I watched that I actually enjoyed and enjoyed it more than I would have if it was just another movie I have seen before. I enjoyed the acting and the way the characters were developed, but the plot was the most important part of the movie. The acting and plot made the movie very exciting and enjoyable. It was a wonderful movie and I enjoyed every moment of it.

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Helen

This is the first film of director David Mamet, and it's the perfect example of what he does best. When the movie starts out with the main character James (Billy Crudup) on the lam with a kid (played by Mackenzie Davis), we immediately know this isn't going to be a typical road movie. The tension builds quickly, and by the end of the film, the audience is as intrigued as we are. The story takes a few turns, but there is never a dull moment. It is funny and thrilling and the acting is brilliant. Mackenzie Davis is absolutely brilliant in the lead role, and Billy Crudup is hilarious. I wouldn't recommend this film to anyone, but I highly recommend it for fans of David Mamet.

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Cheryl Aguilar

I really liked this film, it was better than I thought it would be, and the actors played their parts very well. The movie has a very dramatic and dark ending, but I think it would have worked better without it. The movie was too short, I would have liked to see more of the characters, and I don't think the ending would have worked so well if they spent more time on it. Overall, I would recommend this movie, and I think it would be good for younger viewers.

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John G.

This movie is one of my favorite movies because of the characters and the performances of the cast. I really like the two actors playing Bobby DeNiro and Aaron Eckhart, and they did an excellent job in this movie. The director and writer also did an excellent job in making this movie very entertaining. I think this movie was a very good movie. This movie also gave me a new idea about the movies I watch, and that's when I started to get more into the movies and how to make them better, like for example, making a movie with a good storyline, but with a good screenplay and giving the characters a purpose. I think that is one of the main reasons I like this movie so much, because of the characters in this movie.

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Aaron

I've seen this movie many times and I don't find it tiresome at all. Sure, there's one part I can't stand: the part where the detective is supposed to be able to look like a psychiatrist and at the same time tell a flat-out lie without being noticed. I have a doctorate in psychology, so I know a lot about lying, so it's just that little detail that gets me. But that's not the point. It's a great movie, with all the elements of a great movie: good acting, good story, good directing, good music, good cinematography, good editing. It's got everything a movie should have and more. I love this movie, and I never tire of watching it.

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Nicole

I'd never seen this movie before, but I found it surprisingly good. The dialogue is good, the acting is good, the characters are believable, and the plot is good. I highly recommend this movie. There are a few flaws, but overall it's good.

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Marie Perry

I am not much of a fan of romantic comedies, however, I was excited to see this film. I think it is a brilliant film that i would recommend to anyone. It is very well written, with a great cast. I loved the cast, and I loved the story. There is a great story in this film. I thought it was very well written. The cast is excellent, and the characters are very well developed. The story is very interesting, and the ending is very creative. There is a great twist at the end, which i found very enjoyable. I think this is a great film, and I would highly recommend it to anyone. I would not be surprised if this film would win a few awards. This is one of the best romantic comedies I have ever seen, and I would recommend it to anyone.

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Daniel Butler

I saw this movie in the theater when it first came out. I was surprised how much I enjoyed it. The acting was great, the story was good and the pacing was fast and witty. This movie is definitely for a "flaming" audience. It doesn't matter if you like action movies or romantic comedies, this is definitely a movie for you. I think that people who like good movies should see this one, but it's probably more suitable for younger audiences. I would say that it's a little different than the other "masterpieces" that have come out recently, because it has a few flaws, but overall it's very entertaining. This is a good movie to show off your movie collection.

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Ralph R.

This is a movie that, to me, reminds me of the 'Nine lives' of the movie "Nine 1/2 Weeks". It is a little "different", but still has a lot of the same basic elements. I don't want to give away the ending, but it is a bit surprising, but the ending is the key to the whole movie. I also loved the twist of the movie. I'll leave you with this: I'm sure you've heard that this movie is "based on a true story". Well, if you've seen this movie, you've seen the movie "Nine Lives". That's all I have to say. I gave this movie a 9 out of 10 because I thought the ending was a little too "spooky". I also thought that the movie would have been better if they had included more footage of the apartment building, because it was too cold and dark when I was there. All in all, I thought this movie was great. I really enjoyed it. If you're looking for a good movie, I would recommend you to check this one out.

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Donna Fowler

I can see why this film is not getting as much praise as it deserves. This film has a good story and well paced plot, and does a good job of telling a story that could have been rather dull, but in the end, it's actually pretty great. What's interesting is that this film is more concerned with the effects of the crime, than the crime itself. Although this is not entirely realistic, I think that the characters are actually quite believable, and the acting is great. I thought the film was really well-paced and enjoyable. I recommend this film to anyone who enjoys a good mystery, but is not afraid to get really deep. My Grade: A-

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Andrea

This is my favorite movie of all time. It is really funny and has a great storyline. I love it and I love the cast. A lot of people think that this is a rip off of "Dead Poets Society" but I think this movie is better. This movie is full of great characters and great actors. This movie is a classic and I give it a 9/10.

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Alice

This is the second movie I've seen that is loosely based on a book. The first was Bridge of Spies. Both of these movies are good, but the first one I found to be a little more dark and even though I liked the plot of the movie, I found the story to be very predictable. However, this movie is not as predictable. The movie is very suspenseful, but also has a certain dark edge to it. It also has some very good acting. I really liked Tom Hanks and Sam Rockwell, as well as Danny Glover. The movie is definitely worth watching.

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Aaron Rogers

If you have a bit of time to kill, watch this movie. It is definitely worth the time. The plot is fairly simple: a rich man commits a murder that is blamed on his son. The son decides to take revenge on his father by killing him. There is a lot of plot, and the acting is good. But there is one thing that stands out. This movie really takes the viewer on a journey. The movie is definitely worth your time. See it.

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Roger W.

So I went to see this movie expecting to like it because of the "unfiltered" dialog, but this film is so different from anything I've seen before, that I was surprised. I mean, it's a comedy. But there is so much going on in this movie that you have to pay attention to everything. At first I didn't really understand why the woman was so angry, but then I realized that she was upset because of the situation in which she was living and because of her husband who is a father of a child. I think that this movie is very interesting. I didn't think it was really a drama or even a comedy, but it is definitely one of the best movies I've seen in a long time. I don't know if it's the best comedy I've ever seen or not. Maybe it's because I've seen so many other comedies and I've just realized that this is the best one yet. I really think that this is a very special movie and I would definitely recommend it. I think it is definitely worth the watch. I give it a 9/10.