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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

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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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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 Dawkins: Tonight we rejoice! We rejoice with the King in his motorcastle!
Gordie Boggs: PARTYYY!
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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

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 Arranged with Warner Special Products
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Good movie if it would stick to wrestling
15 April 2012 | by (Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

Sad this movie did kill WCW forever, this wrestling federation went down even further if it would have stick to its wrestling only (the "King" storyline with DDP and the evil manager Sinclair), but instead, went into too much vulgarity such as raw sewage and toilet bowl humour, which was not necessary at all. I would have went another direction rather than putting too much of feces jokes.

Martin Landau is great as a former wrestler turned teacher. And the wrestling storyline is just like what we see on TV.

Bottom line: should have stick to wrestling only, as it is the only entertaining portion here...


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