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The Art of Self-Defense

DramaComedy18+ (R)20191h 44m
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The Art of Self-Defense (2019)

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6.6/10
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Drama Comedy Rated: 18+ (R)20191h 44m

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.The Art of Self-Defense featuring Jesse Eisenberg and Alessandro Nivola is streaming on MAX, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, streaming with subscription on DIRECTV Stream, and 5 others. It's a comedy and drama movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.6 (39,775 votes).

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Loved ItJun. 2nd, 2023

A poignant satire and deeply unsettling black comedy.

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#117 Ranked in Dark Comedy Movies

#838 Ranked in Movies on MAX

#3026 Ranked in Comedy Movies

The Art of Self-Defense has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.6 (39,775 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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The Art of Self-Defense Overview

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.

Age rating: 18+ (R)
Runtime: 1h 44m

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Related Genres: DramaComedy
Country of origin: America
Available to watch on: MAXKanopyDIRECTV STREAM
Original Release Date: Jul 12, 2019