Tue, Feb 19 & Wed, Feb 20: (1:00), (3:00), (5:00), 7:15, 9:45
Thu, Feb 21: (1:00), (3:00), (5:00), 9:45
Fri, Feb 22 - Wed, Feb. 27: (1:00), (3:00), (5:00), 7:15, 9:45
Thu, Feb 28: (1:00), (3:00), (5:00), 9:45
USA • 94 min • English • Documentary • 2012 • R • Digital
Directed by: Alex Gibney
Special Q&A on February 15 at 7:00pm with The Code author Ross Bernstein and hockey legend Chris Nilan, along with several other NHL®. players.
"With apologies to Slap Shot, whose cult status is ironclad and whose replay value is off the charts, Gladiators might just be the best hockey movie made yet." - Sportsnet
Academy Award® winning Director Alex Gibney takes an unprecedented look at the National Hockey League’s most feared enforcers and explores the career of Chris “Knuckles” Nilan. The role was simple: protect your teammates no matter the cost. For Chris this meant a shattered body, addiction to drugs, and harming the people closest to him. But in the process, he won the love of hockey’s holy city, Montreal, and helped the team win the Stanley Cup. Through interviews with hockey’s toughest guys, the film explores what it means to enforce the unspoken code of the NHL®.