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Going to the Mat (2004)

Jace Newfield has a problem. Besides being blind and being the new kid at school, his problem is that the kids at his new school thinks he's a jerk. Jace has to find a way to be accepted ... See full summary »

Director:

Stuart Gillard

Writers:

Chris Nolan (story), Laurie Nolan (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Andrew Lawrence ... Jace Newfield
Khleo Thomas ... Vincent 'Fly' Shue
Alessandra Torresani ... Mary Beth Rice (as Alessandra Toreson)
Wayne Brady ... Mason Wyatt
D.B. Sweeney ... Coach Rice
Billy Aaron Brown ... John Lambrix
Brenda Strong ... Patty Newfield
Brian Wimmer ... Tom Newfield
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Big Budah ... Referee #3
Scott Christopher ... Mr. Kamins
Kelsi Cullimore Kelsi Cullimore ... Violinist
Paul Dart Paul Dart ... Referee #1
Daniel Henze Daniel Henze ... T-Rex Turner
Spencer Ito Spencer Ito ... Background Wrestler
Ric Johnson Ric Johnson ... Referee #2
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Storyline

Jace Newfield has a problem. Besides being blind and being the new kid at school, his problem is that the kids at his new school thinks he's a jerk. Jace has to find a way to be accepted into his new school. Joining the wrestling team just might work. Written by Sarah Faulkner

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Drama | Family | Sport

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 March 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der große Kampf See more »

Filming Locations:

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

At the beginning, Jace tells a kid he just met to call him Daredevil. Jace is also blind and wears red. This is, most likely, an omage to the Marvel superhero, Daredevil. See more »

Quotes

Jace: [after researching wrestling. Jace calls Mary Beth] Mary Beth? Okay I'll do it... Okay stop laughing... Stop- I...
[Bangs the phone a few times]
Jace: Stop laughing! Hello?
[Bangs the phone a few more times]
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Soundtracks

Funkmeister
Written by David Hadland and Scott Schorr
Performed by Ratboy Cutz
Courtesy of Lazy Bones Recordings/Productions Inc.
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simple but a convincing act
19 December 2004 | by takuya_ctSee all my reviews

I have watched the movie..the main character..what was his name?...'Jace'something..played by Andy Lawrence..never heard the name before but his face looks so familiar..no wonder..the Lawrences. Anyway..the story is simple (since it's a Disney) and happy ending..of course..but this young man acted well as a blind person..it looks kind of convincing enough..a blind person tried to do some wrestling...nice job!!..a good start for a newcomer..he played guitar and drum too in this movie..plus Wayne Brady played some serious character..a blind music teacher (why ALL blind people know how to play ALL kind of music stuff??)..which kind of weird but good to watch. Watch it if u'v got any chance..


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