Movies for Wrasslin' Fans!by Mike_Noga | created - 22 Jun 2012 | updated - 14 Jul 2013 | Public
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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2. Paradise Alley (1978)
PG | 107 min | Drama
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.
3. ...All the Marbles (1981)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Harry manages The California Dolls, a female wrestling tag team endlessly touring America, and he's also romantically involved with one of them. Their fortunes seem on the slide (... See full summary »
4. Body Slam (1986)
PG | 89 min | Comedy, Music, Sport
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, Kicks (The most recent of the gigs is a Dairy Queen opening!!)... See full summary »
Votes: 809 | Gross: $0.01M
5. Grunt! The Wrestling Movie (1985)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Sport
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?
7. The Blue Umbrella (2005)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Young Biniya lives a poor lifestyle in a small village in the mountainous and snowy region of Himachal Pradesh in India along with her widowed mom and wrestler brother. She entertains ... See full summary »
8. Vision Quest (1985)
R | 107 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
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.
Votes: 6,736 | Gross: $12.90M
9. Lipstick & Dynamite, Piss & Vinegar: The First Ladies of Wrestling (2004 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Ring legends such as The Fabulous Moolah and Gladys "Kill 'Em" Gillem Long provide candid insights into the history of women's professional wrestling.
Votes: 286 | Gross: $0.03M
10. Win Win (2011)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
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.
Votes: 50,387 | Gross: $10.18M
11. The One and Only (1978)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
1951: Andy Schmidt is in his last year of college. Taking life easy and always a saucy joke on his lips, he manages to win fellow student Mary's heart, although she's already otherwise ... See full summary »
Votes: 571 | Gross: $16.93M
12. No Holds Barred (1989)
PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Sport
Rip is the World Wrestling Federation champion who is faithful to his fans and the network he wrestles for. Brell, the new head of the World Television Network, wants Rip to wrestle for his... See full summary »
Votes: 5,048 | Gross: $16.09M
13. Banchikwang (2000)
112 min | Comedy, Sport
Dae-Ho is an unproductive bank clerk who is late to work every morning and the object of his manager's frustrations. He was a fan of TV wrestling as a child, but can't get out of a headlock... See full summary »
14. Came the Brawn (1938)
10 min | Comedy, Family, Short
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.
15. Alias the Champ (1949)
Approved | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
New York gangsters trying to muscle in on the California wrestling scene come up against a wrestler who won't knuckle under. They frame him for a murder, and his manager and a cop set out ... See full summary »
16. Nacho Libre (2006)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
Berated all his life by those around him, a monk follows his dream and dons a mask to moonlight as a Luchador (Mexican wrestler).
Votes: 71,025 | Gross: $80.20M
20. Legendary (2010)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Sport
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.
Votes: 4,537 | Gross: $0.19M
21. Going to the Mat (2004 TV Movie)
G | 120 min | Drama, Family, Sport
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. Jace has to find a way to be accepted ... See full summary »
22. The Backyard (2002)
Unrated | 80 min | Documentary
Lightbulbs, fire, barbed wire, mousetraps, staple guns, thumbtacks and glass are weapons of choice in The Backyard. This undercover documentary takes you deep into the controversial arena ... See full summary »
23. Vampiro: Angel, Devil, Hero (2008)
90 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary about the life of wrestler Ian Hodgkinson, "Vampiro", detailing his biggest international tour as well as his life outside the ring.
24. Night and the City (1950)
Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
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.
25. Mister Universe (1951)
Passed | 89 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
A gullible and honest "Mr. Universe" winner, Tommy Tomkins, gets added to the stable of a con-man and a wrestling prompter. He wins match after match, legitimately, and then balks when he ... See full summary »
26. The Wrestler (1974)
PG | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Promoting the world of professional wrestling at the expense of the plot itself, Frank Bass (Ed Asner) takes a stand and defends what he thinks is right. Gamblers, mobsters, unscrupulous ... See full summary »
28. Bloodstained Memoirs (2009 Video)
115 min | Documentary, Sport
Since 2005, the camera crews have followed some of the biggest superstars in the history of professional wrestling to capture some truly unique and candid moments. Exclusive interviews ... See full summary »
30. Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)
R | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
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.
31. 3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (1998)
PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Three young boys, Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum together with their neighbor girl, computer whiz Amanda are visiting Mega Mountain amusement park when it is invaded by an army of ninjas led by ... See full summary »
Votes: 9,424 | Gross: $0.38M
32. Clear Lake (2012)
85 min | Drama, Romance
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.
34. Sci-fighters (1996 Video)
R | 94 min | Sci-Fi
Boston, 2009. A police detective (Roddy Piper) searches for Adrian Dunn, his ex-partner (Billy Drago) who murdered his wife. Dunn has escaped from prison on the moon and returned to Earth ... See full summary »
35. Tagteam (1991 TV Movie)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Tricky Rick MacDonald and Billy The Body Youngblood are two of the best wrestlers in the country. They are told to take a dive by the wife of a promoter. If they don't, she will make sure ... See full summary »
36. Jungleground (1995)
R | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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. Young Odin, his captor and would be drug lord ... See full summary »
37. Marked Man (1996)
R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Frank, an auto mechanic, witnesses the love of his life's demise at the hands of a drunk driver. Frank lets loose his rage, and kills the man. He then goes to prison, where he is framed for... See full summary »
39. Tough and Deadly (1995 Video)
R | 92 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Elmo Freech is a private investigator and was contracted by John Portland, a CIA agent who suffers amnesia, in oder to reveale a dubious case of drug smuggling in which are involved big ... See full summary »
40. Lights Out (2010)
87 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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. A body that seems lifeless. Two weeks ... See full summary »
41. Back in Action (1993)
R | 93 min | Action
The sister of a former U.S. Green Beret, is involved in a love affair with a mobster, endangering seriously her life. His brother will make his best efforts to save her from her boyfriend ... See full summary »
42. Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe (1990)
R | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi
An alien "policeman" arrives on Earth to apprehend a renegade of his own race who impregnates a woman with a potentially destructive mutant embryo.
43. Predator (1987)
R | 107 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior.
Votes: 318,160 | Gross: $59.74M
44. Suburban Commando (1991)
PG | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
An interstellar hero from a distant world visits Earth, and tries to fit in with a mundane, yet kind, suburban family.
Votes: 8,176 | Gross: $6.95M
46. The Ultimate Weapon (1998)
R | 110 min | Action
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.
47. Mr. Nanny (1993)
PG | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Family
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.
Votes: 8,010 | Gross: $4.25M
48. The Secret Agent Club (1996)
PG | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Family
To the world Ray Chase is nothing more than a klutzy, overgrown toy seller whose wife passed away a few years ago; and his only son Jeremy doesn't get to see him very often, because he's ... See full summary »
49. Assault on Devil's Island (1997 TV Movie)
R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
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.
51. Dead Tides (1996)
R | 100 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
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.
52. Walking Tall (2004)
PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Crime
A former U.S. soldier returns to his hometown to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which prompts him to clean house.
Votes: 57,952 | Gross: $45.86M
53. The Rundown (2003)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 88,290 | Gross: $47.73M
54. The Scorpion King (2002)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 112,625 | Gross: $91.05M
55. Tooth Fairy (I) (2010)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 34,058 | Gross: $60.02M
56. Doom (2005)
R | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
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.
Votes: 93,393 | Gross: $28.03M
57. Gridiron Gang (2006)
PG-13 | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Sport
Teenagers at a juvenile detention center, under the leadership of their counselor, gain self-esteem by playing football together.
Votes: 36,340 | Gross: $38.43M
58. The Game Plan (2007)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
An NFL quarterback living the bachelor lifestyle discovers that he has an 8-year-old daughter from a previous relationship.
Votes: 48,957 | Gross: $90.65M
59. Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
PG | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Family
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.
Votes: 47,499 | Gross: $67.17M
60. Faster (2010)
R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 86,412 | Gross: $23.24M
61. To the Mat (2011 TV Movie)
91 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
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.