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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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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:

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

Gross:

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

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

Goofs

During the first wrestling match between Diamond Dallas Page and Jimmy King, a table is seen set up outside of the ring with nothing on it. In the very next shot when Page tosses King out of the ring and through the table, magazines and other materials suddenly appear on the table. See more »

Quotes

Sean Dawkins: Crown us. Crown us, c'mon.
Gordie Boggs: Crown us!
Sean Dawkins: Please crown us!
Gordie Boggs: CROWN US!
Jimmy King: Yeah!
[Bashes Sean and Gordie's heads]
Gordie Boggs: Aw, that was great, man!
Jimmy King: Ya happy now?
[Sean and Gordie sleep and snores]
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes and additional scenes run during the first half of the credits. See more »

Connections

Features Cops (1989) See more »

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Earnest
Written by Ian LeFeuvre
Performed by Starling
Courtesy of Time Bomb Recordings
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Very Funny
30 June 2002 | by (Vancouver, B.C.) – See all my reviews

Even though I'm not a very big WCW fan, I still thought it had some very funny parts. The movie itself of course was a bit lame, but I guess it was made for laughs. I'm surprised they made this movie about WCW and not WWF? I mean WWF is a lot more popular than WCW. I though it would have been way better if it was based on WWF and not WCW. But everything else of the movie was decent. I'm a huge wrestling fan and I love wrestling. So whatever movie is based on wrestling, I Like! This movie deserves a B+


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