Dan Millman (Scott Mechlowicz
) is a talented college gymnast with Olympic dreams. He has it all: trophies, teammates, fast motorcycles, fast girls and wild parties. Then Dan's world is turned upside down when he breaks a leg in a car crash. Disappointed and disillusioned, he meets a mysterious stranger who calls himself a peaceful warrior (Nick Nolte
), who holds the power to tap into new worlds of strength and understanding. With his help and after meeting an elusive young woman named Joy (Amy Smart
), Dan discovers he has much to learn and even more to leave behind before he can become a peaceful warrior and find his destiny.
Based on the semi-autobiographical book loved by millions, "Way of the Peaceful Warrior" by Dan Millman.