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Warrior Strong Parents Guide

Warrior Strong 2023 parents guide review, Age rating, objectionable content, positive messages, cast overview, and family suitability.

NameWarrior Strong
GenreDrama, Sport
Release DateSeptember 29, 2023
CountryUnited States
DistributorQuiver Distribution

Warrior Strong Movie Review

Warrior Strong is a 2023 Canadian drama film directed by Shane Belcourt. Jordan Johnson-Hinds plays Bilal Irving, a headstrong aspiring professional basketball player who is asked to return to his former high school by Jules (Sarah Podemski) as an assistant to head basketball coach Avery Schmidt (Andrew Dice Clay).

Stephen Kalyn, Julian Young, Rosa Blasi, Harlan Blayne Kytwayhat, Raoul Bhaneja, Rohan Mead, Dylan Cook, Macaulee Cassaday, Aidan Kalechstein, Keenan Grom, and Randy Jernier round out the cast.

The film began shooting in Northern Ontario in the summer of 2022.

Parental Guide

Sex & Nudity:

This is about stuff related to romantic or intimate situations.

Violence & Gore:

This is about violent or graphic scenes.


This is about strong language.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking:

This is about scenes involving substances like alcohol, drugs, or smoking.

Frightening & Intense Scenes:

This is about scenes that might be scary or intense.

Synopsis of the Movie Warrior Strong

“Warrior Strong: This movie is about a guy named Bilal who used to be a talented basketball player but got kicked out of a Chinese basketball league. To fix his reputation, he goes back to his hometown to coach his old high school basketball team. The problem is, that his old coach, Coach Schmidt, still runs the team and doesn’t want his help.

Things get complicated when Coach Schmidt has a heart attack and they have to co-coach the team. The team is a mess, and Bilal and Coach Schmidt don’t get along because of their past issues. They have to figure out how to work together and help the team improve, all while dealing with their own personal problems.

It’s a feel-good sports movie like ‘Hoosiers’ and ‘Bad News Bears,’ showing how the team and the coaches grow and learn life lessons both on and off the basketball court.”


When Bilal Irving, a promising basketball talent, leaves his small hometown in pursuit of a successful basketball career, he never imagines he’ll return. However, a suspension from the Chinese pro basketball league leaves his reputation tarnished. To redeem himself, Bilal decides to return home and take on the role of coaching his old high school team. The catch is that his former coach, Avery Schmidt, still tightly controls the team.

Things take an unexpected turn when Coach Schmidt suffers a near-fatal heart attack, prompting the need for a co-coach. Reluctantly, Schmidt agrees to work with Bilal. The high school team is in disarray; the players hardly get along, let alone know how to play as a team. But the challenges don’t end there. Bilal and Coach Schmidt harbor deep emotional wounds from their past, further complicating their partnership.

As they are forced to collaborate, Bilal and Schmidt must learn from each other and confront their unresolved issues. Through this process, they realize they must grow personally before they can impart valuable life lessons to their young players. ‘Warrior Strong’ is a heartwarming sports underdog story in the tradition of classics like ‘Hoosiers,’ ‘Bad News Bears,’ and ‘The Blind Spot,’ showcasing triumph both on and off the basketball court.

Warrior Strong Movie cast:

Stephen KalynGunnar
Julian YoungWesley Park
Sarah PodemskiJules
Andrew Dice ClayAvery Schmidt
Jordan Johnson-HindsBilal Irving
Rosa BlasiVicki
Harlan Blayne KytwayhatRussell
Raoul BhanejaCarter
Rohan MeadMason
Dylan CookReferee Jerry
Aidan KalechsteinShlomo
Macaulee CassadayBettina Wannamaker
Keenan GromLB
Randy JernierJosue

Is Warrior Strong suitable for kids?

Different nations, including the US, Australia, Singapore, Canada, and the UK, give different ratings to films and television shows.

It is essential for parents to read the Parents Guide and additional ratings before watching a movie so that they may determine whether the film is appropriate for their children or not and learn about any positive or negative content.