Overview

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.

  1. Riley Stearns

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jesse Eisenberg

    Jesse Eisenberg

    Casey

  2. Alessandro Nivola

    Alessandro Nivola

    Sensei

  3. Imogen Poots

    Imogen Poots

    Anna

  4. Steve Terada

    Thomas

  5. Phillip Andre Botello

    Phillip Andre Botello

    Kennith

Full Cast & Crew

The Art of Self-Defense

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • March 10, 2019
    Premiere

    Meaning

  • June 21, 2019
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 44m

Budget -

Revenue -

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