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Ready to Rumble (2000)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Sport | 7 April 2000 (USA)
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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They're headed for the big time... face first. See more »

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Comedy | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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 USA:

$5,257,778, 9 April 2000, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$12,372,410, 21 May 2000
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

The fight in the convenience store you can see the difference in shades of coloring between the ring mat built into the ground and the real flooring. See more »

Quotes

[Sean and Gordie have crashed their truck and lost their jobs as anti-septic workers]
Sean Dawkins: That truck and that business was all my dad left me when he died. That's all I've got to remember him by.
Gordie Boggs: I'll be able to remember my dad by the epic beating he gives me for coming home late.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Spoofs Rocky III (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Harlem Nocturne
Written by Earle Hagen
Performed by Martin Denny
Courtesy of EMI Rercords
Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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GREAT MOVIE!!!
8 April 2000 | by See all my reviews

I am a wrestling fan, but when I first saw the trailer to this movie it looked cheesy and I was SO disappointed. Let me assure you the trailers do this movie no justice...it was absolutely GUT-BUSTING!! I've never laughed so hard at a movie in theater before, there were also many people there enjoying the movie who obviously were not wrestling fans. For true fans though the movie is even more funny because of all the inside jabs at the business. Noticeably "Sinclair" as some kind of weird Vince McMahon/ Eric Bischoff mix, Sal bears remarkable resemblance to the great Stu Hart and his wrestling school, and many more. The "main event" was incredibly exciting, the best wrestling match any fan will ever see. This film is must see for fans and non-fans alike. 9 out of 10.


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