Yes, you read that correctly.
Let's see what a nationwide panel of film critics have to say about Never Back Down, which opens on March 14, 2008...
- The 1980s are alive but not very well in "Never Back Down," a "Karate Kid" clone with a young actor who is the spitting image of "Top Gun"-era Tom Cruise. -- Naperville Sun
- Never Back Down is a compulsory guilty pleasure. Think: Save the Last Dance meets Fight Club meets 8 Mile meets YouTube. -- Buzzine Magazine
- A modest surprise: better acted than needed, better made than expected. -- Village Voice
- The Karate Kid joins the Fight Club and kicks butt! -- NewsBlaze