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M. Harry Smilac
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Candace Vandervagen
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Quick Rick Roberts
Lou Albano ...
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Sheldon Brockmeister
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Vic Carson
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Tim McClusky
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Scotty
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Tonga Tom
Dani Janssen ...
Bitsy Vandervagen
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Shapiro
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Mr. Kim
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The Samoans
Sika Anoai ...
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Missy Roberts
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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, Kicks (The most recent of the gigs is a Dairy Queen opening!!). When making arrangements for a campaign fund-raiser, he mistakes Rick Roberts, a professional wrestler, for a musician and hires him. At that moment he becomes a wrestling manager and starts to book matches for him and his teammate Tonga Tom. The team is a success, and Harry decides to take his wrestlers and his band on a "Rock n' Wrestling" tour. The tour is a success, and Harry feels what it is like to be a winner again. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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The Character Dirk Benedict plays is very loosely based on famous WWF(E) wrestling promoter/personality, Vince McMahon. See more »

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Despite being attacked, the band's music keeps playing as if was meant to be a "live" performance. Despite the instruments being tossed around, the music keeps playing See more »

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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.161 (2010) See more »

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My Body Keeps Changin' My Mind
Written by Leslie Pearl & Darryl E. Ross
Performed by Moses Tyson Jr.
Published by Michael O'Connor Music (BMI)
Produced by Darryl E. Ross for Rosswax Music Corp.
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Funny Wrestling Movie
25 July 2004 | by (California) – See all my reviews

This movie is very funny. It has a great cast of famous Wrestlers from the 70s and 80s. Bruno Samartino, Rick Flair, Freddie Blassie, The Sheik, Capt. Lou Ablano, The Samonans, The Towers Of Pain, Roddy Pipper, and a few more. Overall the plot isn't that interesting, and some parts are kind of dumb, but it is all worth it for the ending. At the end the legendary Chick Hern gets to announce tag team championship title match. Chick did an amazing job announcing that wrestling match. That just proves how Chick Hern is the best announcer of all time. No other sports announcer can call a professional wrestling match that good. I would even watch snails race if Chick Hern was the announcer. Plus also the famous baseball announcer Harry Carry was in it too. This movie is a must see for all fans of 80s Wrestling or for fans of the Lakers.


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