Movies for Wrasslin' Fans!

Here's a list of movies featuring wrestlers or wrestling. The first part of the list contains movies about wrrestlers or wrrestling and the second part contains movies wherein wrestlers hold a significant role.
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1.
Beyond the Mat (1999 Documentary)
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A heartfelt documentary focusing on the lives of professional wrestlers and how their sport is not fake. (102 mins.)
 
2.
Paradise Alley (1978)
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Three Italian-American brothers, living in the slums of 1940's New York City, try to help each other with one's wrestling career using one brother's promotional skills and another brother's con-artist tactics to thwart a sleazy manager. (107 mins.)
 
3.
...All the Marbles (1981)
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Harry manages The California Dolls, a female wrestling tag team endlessly touring America, and he's also romantically involved with one of them... (113 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
 
4.
Body Slam (1986)
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M. Harry Smilac is a down-on-his-luck music manager who is having a hard time attracting talent and booking gigs for his band... (89 mins.)
Director: Hal Needham
 
5.
Grunt! The Wrestling Movie (1985)
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A documentary crew sets out to unravel one of professional wrestling's most closely guarded secrets: is former champion "Mad Dog" Joe DeCurso now wrestling as The Mask? (90 mins.)
Director: Allan Holzman
 
6.
Veritas (2007 Documentary)
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A man pursues his lifelong dream of becoming a national wrestling champion at the risk of losing his eyesight. (74 mins.)
Director: Howie Miller
 
7.
The Blue Umbrella (2005)
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Young Biniya lives a poor lifestyle in a small village in the mountainous and snowy region of Himachal... (90 mins.)
Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
 
8.
Vision Quest (1985)
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A high school wrestler in Spokane, Washington has trouble focusing on his training regimen when a beautiful young drifter takes up temporary residence at his home. (107 mins.)
Director: Harold Becker
 
9.
Lipstick & Dynamite, Piss & Vinegar: The First Ladies of Wrestling (2004 Documentary)
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Ring legends such as The Fabulous Moolah and Gladys "Kill 'Em" Gillem Long provide candid insights into the history of women's professional wrestling. (83 mins.)
Director: Ruth Leitman
 
10.
Win Win (2011)
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A struggling lawyer and volunteer wrestling coach's chicanery comes back to haunt him when the teenage grandson of the client he has double-crossed comes into his life. (106 mins.)
Director: Tom McCarthy
 
11.
The One and Only (1978)
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1951: Andy Schmidt is in his last year of college. Taking life easy and always a saucy joke on his lips... (97 mins.)
Director: Carl Reiner
 
12.
No Holds Barred (1989)
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Rip is the World Wrestling Federation champion who is faithful to his fans and the network he wrestles for... (93 mins.)
 
13.
The Foul King (2000)
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Dae-Ho is an unproductive bank clerk who is late to work every morning and the object of his manager's frustrations... (112 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
 
14.
Came the Brawn (1938 Short Film)
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The gang are having a wrestling match so Alfalfa can impress Darla. The problem is finding someone he can beat and they settle on Waldo. But rival Butch takes his place as the Masked Marvel and Alfalfa needs some help in the ring to win. (10 mins.)
Director: Gordon Douglas
 
15.
Alias the Champ (1949)
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New York gangsters trying to muscle in on the California wrestling scene come up against a wrestler who won't knuckle under... (60 mins.)
Director: George Blair
 
16.
Nacho Libre (2006)
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Berated all his life by those around him, a monk follows his dream and dons a mask to moonlight as a Luchador (Mexican wrestler). (92 mins.)
Director: Jared Hess
 
17.
Racket Girls (1951)
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A money launderer uses women's wrestling as a front for his illegal activities, but earns the enmity of a powerful mobster. (70 mins.)
 
18.
Ready to Rumble (2000)
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Two slacker wrestling fans are devastated by the ousting of their favorite character by an unscrupulous promoter. (107 mins.)
Director: Brian Robbins
 
19.
Just Another Romantic Wrestling Comedy (2006)
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A Jewish man falls in love with a wrestling princess and it's a "no holds barred" quest for her love. (105 mins.)
Director: Kim Sky, Evan Seplow
 
20.
Legendary (2010)
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A book-smart teenager joins his school's wrestling team as a way to reunite his surviving family members, who split apart after the death of his father, a college wrestling legend, 10 years ago. (107 mins.)
Director: Mel Damski
 
21.
Going to the Mat (2004 TV Movie)
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Jace Newfield has a problem. Besides being blind and being the new kid at school, his problem is that the kids at his new school thinks he's a jerk... (120 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gillard
 
22.
The Backyard (2002 Documentary)
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Lightbulbs, fire, barbed wire, mousetraps, staple guns, thumbtacks and glass are weapons of choice in The Backyard... (80 mins.)
Director: Paul Hough
 
23.
Vampiro: Angel, Devil, Hero (2008 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Documentary about the life of wrestler Ian Hodgkinson, "Vampiro", detailing his biggest international tour as well as his life outside the ring. (90 mins.)
Director: Lee Demarbre
 
24.
Night and the City (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter. (101 mins.)
Director: Jules Dassin
 
25.
Mister Universe (1951)
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A gullible and honest "Mr. Universe" winner, Tommy Tomkins, gets added to the stable of a con-man and a wrestling prompter... (89 mins.)
Director: Joseph Lerner
 
26.
The Wrestler (1974)
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Promoting the world of professional wrestling at the expense of the plot itself, Frank Bass (Ed Asner)... (95 mins.)
Director: Jim Westman
 
27.
The Wrestler (2008)
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A faded professional wrestler must retire, but finds his quest for a new life outside the ring a dispiriting struggle. (109 mins.)
 
28.
Bloodstained Memoirs (2009 Video)
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Since 2005, the camera crews have followed some of the biggest superstars in the history of professional... (115 mins.)
Director: David Sinnott
 
29.
They Live (1988)
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A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth. (94 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
30.
Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)
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After a nuclear war, the survivors are divided between horribly mutated beings who live on desolate reservations and fertile women who are searching for scarce virile men in order to multiply and start a new human society. (86 mins.)
 
31.
3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  
Three young boys, Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum together with their neighbor girl, computer whiz Amanda are... (93 mins.)
Director: Sean McNamara
 
32.
Clear Lake (2012)
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A young man, trapped in a dead-end life caring for his over-protective father, is offered a second chance to fulfill his boyhood dream. Taking it will change everyone he loves forever. (85 mins.)
Director: Mick Paulusma
 
33.
Immortal Combat (1994)
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Rowdy Roddy Piper and Sonny Chiba battle an army of immortal ninja warriors. (109 mins.)
Director: Daniel A. Neira
 
34.
Sci-fighters (1996 Video)
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Boston, 2009. A police detective (Roddy Piper) searches for Adrian Dunn, his ex-partner (Billy Drago) who murdered his wife... (94 mins.)
Director: Peter Svatek
 
35.
Tagteam (1991 TV Movie)
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Tricky Rick MacDonald and Billy The Body Youngblood are two of the best wrestlers in the country. They... (60 mins.)
Director: Paul Krasny
 
36.
Jungleground (1995)
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Roddy Piper portrays a police Lt. working undercover in the so-called Jungleground. His sting operation goes bad and as a result he is caught... (90 mins.)
Director: Don Allan
 
37.
Marked Man (1996)
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Frank, an auto mechanic, witnesses the love of his life's demise at the hands of a drunk driver. Frank lets loose his rage... (94 mins.)
Director: Marc F. Voizard
 
38.
Terminal Rush (1996)
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A local cop tries to save his father and several others who have been taken hostage by terrorists at Hoover Dam. (94 mins.)
Director: Damian Lee
 
39.
Tough and Deadly (1995 Video)
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Elmo Freech is a private investigator and was contracted by John Portland, a CIA agent who suffers amnesia... (92 mins.)
Director: Steve Cohen
 
40.
Lights Out (2010)
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March 1992, in a small town in the suburbs of Paris. During an alcohol fueled party, teenagers discover a body hidden in the bushes of a forest... (87 mins.)
Director: Fabrice Gobert
 
41.
Back in Action (1993)
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The sister of a former U.S. Green Beret, is involved in a love affair with a mobster, endangering seriously her life... (93 mins.)
 
42.
Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  
An alien "policeman" arrives on Earth to apprehend a renegade of his own race who impregnates a woman with a potentially destructive mutant embryo. (90 mins.)
Director: Damian Lee
 
43.
Predator (1987)
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A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior. (107 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
 
44.
Suburban Commando (1991)
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An interstellar hero from a distant world visits Earth, and tries to fit in with a mundane, yet kind, suburban family. (90 mins.)
Director: Burt Kennedy
 
45.
Santa with Muscles (1996)
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An evil millionaire believes he is Santa Claus after an accident renders him amnesiac. (97 mins.)
Director: John Murlowski
 
46.
The Ultimate Weapon (1998)
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When mercenary "Hardball" Cutter discovers that the team he is working with is actually a group of IRA gunrunners, he decides to put a stop to their plans. Furious with Cutter, the gunrunners target him, his partner, and his family. (110 mins.)
Director: Jon Cassar
 
47.
Mr. Nanny (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
A former professional wrestler is hired to be the bodyguard/nanny for a couple of bratty kids whose inventor father is being stalked by a rival. (84 mins.)
 
48.
The Secret Agent Club (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
To the world Ray Chase is nothing more than a klutzy, overgrown toy seller whose wife passed away a... (90 mins.)
Director: John Murlowski
 
49.
Assault on Devil's Island (1997 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
Hulk Hogan leads an elite Navy SEALS team chosen for an audacious mission to rescue a group of nationals being held captive by a drug lords soldiers who want their leader released. (96 mins.)
Director: Jon Cassar
 
50.
McCinsey's Island (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  
A former secret agent finds a treasure map and decides to find the loot. But he is not the only one. (95 mins.)
Director: Sam Firstenberg
 
51.
Dead Tides (1996)
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A tough, honorable former Navy SEAL gets more than he bargained for, but more than he can handle, when he accepts a job captaining a ship for a mysterious, sexy woman who turns out to be the wife of a ruthless drug kingpin. (100 mins.)
Director: Serge Rodnunsky
 
52.
Walking Tall (2004)
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A former U.S. soldier returns to his hometown to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which prompts him to clean house. (86 mins.)
Director: Kevin Bray
 
53.
The Rundown (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A tough aspiring chef is hired to bring home a mobster's son from the Amazon but becomes involved in the fight against an oppressive town operator and the search for a legendary treasure. (104 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
 
54.
The Scorpion King (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A desert warrior rises up against the evil army that is destroying his homeland. He captures the enemy's key sorcerer, takes her deep into the desert and prepares for a final showdown. (92 mins.)
Director: Chuck Russell
 
55.
Tooth Fairy (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A bad deed on the part of a tough minor-league hockey player results in an unusual sentence: He must serve one week as a real-life tooth fairy. (101 mins.)
Director: Michael Lembeck
 
56.
Doom (2005)
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Space Marines are sent to investigate strange events at a research facility on Mars but find themselves at the mercy of genetically enhanced killing machines. (105 mins.)
 
57.
Gridiron Gang (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Teenagers at a juvenile detention center, under the leadership of their counselor, gain self-esteem by playing football together. (125 mins.)
Director: Phil Joanou
 
58.
The Game Plan (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
An NFL quarterback living the bachelor lifestyle discovers that he has an 8-year-old daughter from a previous relationship. (110 mins.)
Director: Andy Fickman
 
59.
Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
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A Las Vegas cabbie enlists the help of a UFO expert to protect two siblings with paranormal powers from the clutches of an organization that wants to use the kids for their nefarious plans. (98 mins.)
Director: Andy Fickman
 
60.
Faster (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
An ex-con gets on a series of apparently unrelated killings. He gets tracked by a veteran cop with secrets of his own and an egocentric hit man. (98 mins.)
 
61.
To the Mat (2011 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Centers on a a laid-back ex-wrestler who is trying to keep his family's down-and-out southern wrestling school above water with the help of an uptight New York consultant. (91 mins.)
Director: Robert Iscove
 
62.
Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows (1998 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Documentary focusing on the career of pro wrestler Bret Hart & his controversial exit from the WWF. (93 mins.)
Director: Paul Jay