Legendary is a 2010 drama film produced by WWE Studios, and directed by Mel Damski. The film stars Devon Graye as a high school wrestler, in a cast that features John Cena, Patricia Clarkson, Danny Glover, Madeleine Martin, and Tyler Posey. The film was released on September 10, 2010.


Book smart teenager, Cal Chetley (Devon Graye), joins his Oklahoma high school's wrestling team as a way to reunite with his estranged brother, Mike (John Cena). His mother, Sharon (Patricia Clarkson), is not initially supportive of Cal's decision, especially when she discovers that Mike is secretly coaching Cal. She has been estranged from Mike for over 10 years, since the death of the boys' father, Mac Chetley, a college wrestling legend.


  • Devon Graye as Cal Chetley
  • John Cena as Mike Chetley
  • Patricia Clarkson as Sharon Chetley
  • Danny Glover as Harry "Red" Newman - Mac Chetley's old coach
  • Madeleine Martin as Luli Stringfellow
  • Tyler Posey as Billy Barrow
  • John Posey as Coach Stu Tennent
  • Teo Olivares as Donald Worthington
  • Chris Whetstone as Mac Chetley


WWE Studios produced the film alongside Samuel Goldwyn Films. Filming took place in New Orleans, Louisiana in December 2009.


Although no official soundtrack was released, the following songs appeared in the movie:

  • Blue Jeans performed by Glasgow
  • Crash performed by Fit for Rivals
  • Dragonfly performed by Shaman's Harvest
  • Faith performed by James A. Johnston & Laci Williams
  • Flash Lightnin’ performed by Flash Lightnin’
  • Hard Line performed by James A. Johnston
  • Hustle, Loyalty, Respect performed by John Cena f/Freddie Foxxx (Also used in the trailer)
  • In the Morning performed by Taddy Porter
  • It's Your Last Shot performed by Politics & Assassins
  • Letters from the Sky performed by Civil Twilight
  • Liar performed by Glasgow
  • One Night performed by Golden State
  • Panis Angelicus composed by Cesar Franch
  • Railroad Queen performed by Taddy Porter
  • Take Back the Fear performed by Hail the Villain
  • The Dream composed & orchestrated by James A. Johnston with vocals by Jonathan Estabrook
  • Through Telescopes performed by Colour Academy (Also used in the trailer)
  • Undertow performed by Beta Wolf
  • We Must Start Again performed by Golden State


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