However, having anger issues, Jake breaks this rule a few times, and even gets exposure on YouTube for his mad fighting skills. After a mix-up where Jake and Ryan almost fight in the first round, they both proceed to make their way through each fight. Passer by uncredited Produced by. He checks on Jake after he is injured during a match to make sure he is alright before going into the next round, and disqualifies Ryan on the spot when he uses a forbidden eye gouge during the semifinal match. I just, I just had to say no and I blew it. Another, worse scene at the teenage party shows two teenage girls covered in bubbles in a bath or hot tub kissing while other people watch. This video again circulates around the school raising Jake's social status but agitating Ryan in the process.
In fact, the fight scenes may encourage teenagers in high schools to use violence to stop bullies rather than peaceful means, such as appealing to the power of authority figures. Yellow Hummer Crew as Anthony Matos. Ryan then proceeds to challenge Jake to compete in the Beatdown, an underground fighting tournament of which Ryan is the reigning champion. The last time he spoke to me, he said both of his sons died that night. Here you will find unforgettable moments, scenes and lines from all your favorite films. You can't just hide here forever. Bottom line: This movie does have some redeeming qualities to add to its plethora of intense fight scenes, but the message it sends to teens that drinking, fighting and seducing each other are okay is not what I would want to be feeding to my kids.
When the bully goes too far, Jake has to use his new skills to put the bully in his place and stop him from hurting other people. Things stir not for the good but for the worse. And every day, like the day before, I wake up, wash my face, look myself in the mirror, disgusted. The next day, a visibly injured Max has been released from the hospital. Jake and a female classmate start making on the ground, with her sprawled on top of him, only for his little brother to walk in with mom on the phone. This article's plot summary may be. Jean Roqua: Is this your apology? Best scene in story: The final fight in the parking lot.
Jake makes it to the semifinals in spite of an injury he received in the previous match. Best part of story, including ending: It shows how violently-crazed teens behave and I find that scary. Jean Roqua: You won't be thanking me tomorrow. His brother is a budding tennis star who gets a scholarship to a good tennis school in Florida. Jake is a teen with a lot of pent-up anger because of his father's death and gets into mixed martial arts to get revenge on a boy who beat him up.
Made by movie fans, for movie fans. Jake is a football player and finds himself struggling to keep up at least until the. September 2014 Jake Tyler has recently moved from to with his mother, Margret , and younger brother, Charlie Wyatt Smith , to support Charlie's shot at a professional tennis career. While he and Baja attempt to leave, Ryan confronts him and the two finally fight outside in the parking lot. High school is about to get 100x worse for Jake Tyler and Baja Miller.
Griffin, Ramon Hernandez, David How, Bjorn Jiskoot Jr. Win, lose, it makes no difference. Thus, the fighting violence is very strong and has some images of blood in it at a few places. Jake Tyler: The night my dad died, I just let him drive. Except that his dad is dead and as a result, Jake is angry all the time and expends his excess energy by beating the crap out of anyone who makes the slightest comment involving his lack of ongoing male adult influence. He sees a star in Jake and asks that he meet with his mentor, Jean Roqua. Opinion about the main character: Jake doesn't know how to control himself and to just let things go, otherwise his life would be less complicated.
Aimed at teenagers the theater was filled with them on opening night , this movie offers up plenty of buff bods and bikini clad girls, along with the fighting. My dad, he was, he was completely wasted. To never train with you again? That's not even a word. This isn't just a quest for revenge, but an opportunity for Jake to finally find out what kind of man he truly is. Digital Transfer Engineer: Todd Hollywood.
Although there are positive messages about repentance, forgiveness and setting an example for your younger siblings, the wild teenage party is not rebuked strongly and fighting instead of going to authority figures for help is seen as a valid last resort to stop a bully who has gone too far. I don't want to be angry anymore. Last Year's Opponent as Joshua Mueller Rest of cast listed alphabetically:. A second sequel, titled Never Back Down: No Surrender, again directed by White, who also reprises his role as Case Walker. Please by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise. There, the short-fused newcomer is lured into a fight and badly beaten by local bully Ryan McCarthy Cam Gigandet. Jean Roqua: And face my father? Thus, Sean Faris shines in the role of Jake, but the Ryan character could use more development.
Jake feels tremendous guilt for letting his father drive drunk, resulting in his death, so he lashes at out at anyone who provokes him or tells him he's responsibility, getting in fights at school. My dad was tanked, wasted, and I let him drive. Vocabulary Guy: Yeah, it is. His family then moves to Orlando so his little brother can get a scholarship at a pro-tennis school. He has recently moved to Orlando, Florida with his family who has relocated to support his younger brother's shot at a professional tennis career. Jake was a star athlete on the football team at home, but in this new city, he is an outsider with a reputation for being a quick tempered brawler after an internet video of him starting a fight at one of his football games after a frustrated player from the opposing team taunted Jake about his father, who died in a , circulates around his new school.
Because I'm angry, all the time! Man at Coffee Shop uncredited. Making an attempt to fit in, at the invitation of a flirtatious classmate, Baja Miller , Jake goes to a party where he is unwillingly pulled into a fight with the champion at the school, Ryan McCarthy. I let you get away with it once, not twice. Jean Roqua: Be at the gym at 7:00. Jake is no match for the mixed martial arts skills of Ryan, however, who takes pleasure in hurting Jake and knocking him out with a roundhouse kick. The only time I'm not is when I'm in the gym, and I'm training with you. Jake Tyler: Yeah, this is my fault.