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The Art of Self-Defense

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Rotten Tomatoes Logo84%
Comedy Drama 
Rated: 18+ (R)20191h 44mOn: Hulu Kanopy Tags: Sports Country: America

Casey is attacked at random on the street and enlists in a local dojo led by a charismatic and mysterious Sensei in an effort to learn how to defend himself. What he uncovers is a sinister world of fraternity, violence and hypermasculinity and a woman fighting for her place in it.The Art of Self-Defense featuring Jesse Eisenberg and Alessandro Nivola is streaming with subscription on Hulu, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 3 others. It's a comedy and crime movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 84% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.7 (22,445 votes).

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video, Microsoft & 1 other).

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#3,078 Ranked Movie

#110 Ranked in Sport Movies

#164 Ranked in Movies on Hulu

#256 Ranked in Sports Movies

The Art of Self-Defense has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 84% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.7 (22,445 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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