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Ready to Rumble (2000)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Sport  |  7 April 2000 (USA)
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Two slacker wrestling fans are devastated by the ousting of their favorite character by an unscrupulous promoter.

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Storyline

Two dimwit sewage workers watch their hero, WCW wrestler Jimmy King, get screwed out of the World title by wrestler Diamond Dallas Page and evil WCW owner Titus Sinclair. They embark on a quest to help their hero win his title - and honor - back. Features cameos by lots of WCW wrestlers. Written by Greg Popil

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Sometimes two heads are simply more than one. See more »

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Comedy | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for language, crude humor, sexual content including brief nudity, and wrestling violence | See all certifications »

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7 April 2000 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,257,778 (USA) (7 April 2000)

Gross:

$12,372,410 (USA) (19 May 2000)
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Trivia

David Arquette was given the WCW World Heavyweight title just prior to the release of the movie as a promotional stunt. He eventually lost the title in a cage match similar to the one at the end of the movie. See more »

Goofs

After the boys are picked up in Wyoming by the traveling nuns, they are shown passing the same farm storage facility twice, during the day as well as during the night. They also pass the same farm storage facility on their way from Georgia to New York. See more »

Quotes

[after kicking Diamond Dallas Page off the third cage, Sting swings down to meet Gordie and Sean]
Steve Borden: Jimmy King's alright by me.
Sean Dawkins: You love Jimmy King. I love Jimmy King. We're men, but we're not afraid to say it; we love other men.
[Confused look on Sting's face]
Sean Dawkins: [Arms open] I love you.
[Sting punches him out. An excited Gordie approaches Sting]
Gordie Boggs: Me too, man. Hit me! Hit me! My turn!
[Sting knocks out Gordie]
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No wrestlers were harmed during the making of this motion picture. See more »

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Referenced in WWF Raw: Family Reunion (2006) See more »

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Performed by FAT
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Very funny, guilty pleasure...
1 October 2002 | by (Evansville, Indiana USA) – See all my reviews

1st watched 10/1/2002 - 6 out of 10(Dir-Brian Robbins): Very funny, guilty pleasure for me. This movie surprised me with it's wit and tremendous cast of supporting characters as well as the good job done by the leads. And yes, it's a movie about wrestling. I actually believed the silliness of the characters and their obsession towards their idol the wrestler, Jimmy the King(played wonderfully by Oliver Platt). Another great character actor, Martin Balsam, was great as an old-time wrestling trainer. There are many funny bits as well as a genuine attempt to add heart to these lower-than-life silly characters. This movie worked for me probably because it's focus was not on low-brow humor but rather funny situations that the characters got themselves in. Good job to all!!


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