After con artist Eddie Sullivan (Feuerstein) incurs a large debt with a local criminal ringleader, he creates a get-rich-quick scheme and enlists a sweet gentle giant named Walter (Wight) as his unwitting accomplice. Walter's orphanage -- the only home he's ever known -- also needs funds desperately. Upon overhearing Walter's predicament, Eddie convinces the no-nonsense head nun, Sister Francesca (Malick), that Walter can win the money as a fighter and pay off the church's debts. Eddie's plan: travel from town to town with Walter and enter small, unsanctioned fighting competitions for prize money Sister Francesca dispatches Mary (Hardin) as a chaperone for both Walter and the money and gives Eddie a week - and a prayer - to make it happen. During their journey across the south to the annual Pro-Am MMA tournament in New Orleans, Walter discovers what life is like outside the orphanage, while Eddie becomes morally conflicted over whether to take all the loot for himself or keep his ...
A Knock Out Comedy
Did You Know?
While competing in the tournament, Walter( Paul Wight) wears a grizzly bear on his shorts. As the Big Show in WWE Wight often wore a bear on his singlet and sold shirts with a bear logo. See more
When Walter tells Sister Francesca that he'll "do anything to help" the orphanage after the fire, he has tears in his eyes and his hands clasped together in front of him. In the next shot, his eyes are dry and his hands are at his sides. See more
Step Up (I'm On It)
Written by Jacob Bunton
, Dallas T. Taylor
, Jason Elgin and Rodney Reaves
Performed by Maylene & The Sons Of Disaster
Courtesy of Ferret Music See more