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Below the Belt (1980)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Drama  |  26 November 1981 (Mexico)
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A New York City waitress decides to become a professional wrestler.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Regina Baff ...
Rosa Rubinsky
John C. Becher ...
Bobby Fox
Mildred Burke ...
Herself
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Luke
Annie McGreevey ...
The Beautiful Boomerang
Billie Mahoney ...
Jean
Ric Mancini ...
Tio
Jane O'Brien ...
Terrible Tommy
Titi Paris ...
Hilda
Sierra Pecheur ...
Verne Vavoom
Gregory Rozakis ...
Peddler
Frazer Smith ...
Terry Glantz
Shirley Stoler ...
Trish
Dolph Sweet ...
LeRoi
K.C. Townsend ...
Thalia
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Rosa Rubinsky is floundering in her life both personally and professionally. Small time radio talk show host Terry Glantz is the latest in the long line of her steady but not really committed boyfriends. And she works in a dead end job as a waitress in a sports arena. Bobby Fox, who sees her physically handle the unwanted advances of a co-worker, is a professional wrestling promoter who thinks she looks like a natural for the sport despite she being diminutive in size. Mutually parting ways with both her current job and with Terry, Rosa decides to give it a try. She is sent to professional wrestling school, and then on the road with Bobby's stable of wrestlers to watch and learn. In both situations, what Rosa also learns is that there is much camaraderie amongst the wrestlers out of emotional need as it is a lonely life. While some look for their soul mate within their traveling partners, others just want a body - any body - to keep them warm at night. She also learns the pros and ... Written by Huggo

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Below the Belt
6 October 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Yes this movie was made in 1974 and released in 1980 and yes the actress did get bigger through out the time it was all part of the plot she started off small and through out the years filming she got bigger haha it was all part of the role, the movie its self is pretty epic but the girl Anne who played the Beautiful Boomerang should of came back near the end just to say you made it or something I don't know lol Totally would of loved a Second movie. I gave this movie 8/10 as a professional rating but as a personal rating i give it 10/10 haha i just like it it could of been more the catchy little songs haha are cute haha


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