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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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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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Untitled Wrestling Movie  »

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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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Chris Kanyon served as Oliver Platt's stunt double See more »

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When Jimmy King pulls down the venetian blind slats in his mobile home, he's using his left and right hands in alternate shots. See more »

Quotes

Sean Dawkins: According to his authorized biography, Jimmy King worked very hard in high school. And after you died in the plane crash, he went to community college and supported you while he held two jobs!
Fred King: I oughta kick yer ass! Freak!
Jane King: We saw him last week. He came and borrowed our motor home. We haven't seen him since. The big shit!
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Crazy Credits

No wrestlers were harmed during the making of this motion picture. See more »

Connections

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

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Wayward Wind
Written by Stanley Lebowsky (as Stan Lebowsky) and Herbert Newman
Performed by Tex Ritter
Courtesy of Capitol Nashville
Under license form EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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Good laugh
8 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We first saw this movie a long time ago and it has several laugh out loud moments. We then rented it again for a couple of our nephews, a few years ago, who really enjoyed it. They were at the time wrestling fans who knew wrestling was mostly fake.

Last weekend we borrowed it from a friend to watch with those same nephews from a few years ago, and we laughed all the way through it again. The boys no longer watch wrestling, said they are catching new jokes in it this time around.

The acting is over the top, and bigger than life but so is wrestling! It is a great movie if you want to escape and laugh for an hour and a half.


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