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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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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

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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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$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$12,372,410 (USA) (19 May 2000)
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For promotional purposes, WCW head writer Vince Russo wrote for David Arquette to make many guest appearances and win the WCW World Title on an episode of WCW Thunder. Most people called this the worst move in WCW's history and the final nail in its coffin before going out of business in 2001. Arquette himself even admitted that it wasn't a good idea. See more »

Goofs

During Gordy's daydream sequence, the mean clerk says the purple sugar slush is $1.26. When Gordy is snapped out of his daydreaming and goes to get a refill, the sign on the slush machine says the price is $1.25. See more »

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Sean Dawkins: That's my best friend in the whole world right there!... He's not really a cop though!
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Runnin' With The Devil
Written by Edward Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony and David Lee Roth
Performed by Van Halen
Courtesy of Warner Bors. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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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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