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Fighting with My Family (2019)

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A former wrestler and his family make a living performing at small venues around the country while his kids dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment.

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Stephen Merchant
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WWE Star Has a Biopic at Age 26. What've You Done?

The 2019 Sundance film Fighting With My Family dramatizes the life story of Paige (Saraya-Jade Bevis), with Lena Headey and Nick Frost as her parents. See more from the cast and director Stephen Merchant.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dwayne Johnson ... Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson
Thomas Whilley Thomas Whilley ... Young Zak
Tori Ellen Ross Tori Ellen Ross ... Young Saraya (as Tori Ross)
Nick Frost ... Ricky Knight
Lena Headey ... Julia Knight
Florence Pugh ... Saraya Knight
Jack Lowden ... Zak Knight
Olivia Bernstone ... Ellie
Leah Harvey Leah Harvey ... Hannah
Mohammad Amiri Mohammad Amiri ... Ez
Christine Ozanne Christine Ozanne ... Old Lady
Grace Link Grace Link ... Townie #1
Hannah Dodd ... Townie #2
Jack Gouldbourne ... Calum
Elroy Powell ... Union Jack (as Elroy 'Spoonface' Powell)
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A former wrestler and his family make a living performing at small venues around the country while his kids dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment.

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Based on the Incredible True Story. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual material, language throughout, some violence and drug content | See all certifications »

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UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 February 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Családi bunyó See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$21,186,624, 19 March 2019
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Filming took place in Paige's home city of Norwich, England and the nearby coastal town of Great Yarmouth on April 3 and April 4, 2017. See more »

Goofs

Paige is seen as a young girl holding a homemade cardboard version of the WWE Divas title, however this title wasn't introduced until 2008, by which time Paige was 16. See more »

Quotes

[Saraya and Zak bump into The Rock backstage]
The Rock: Sorry about that.
Zak Knight: No way.
Raya Knight: It's the Rock! We're huge fans.
The Rock: Thank you so much.
Raya Knight: We've been fans since you had hair.
The Rock: Oh, hey... It's a choice. A damn good one too. See you, guys.
[the Rock walks toward the arena]
Zak Knight: Rock.
The Rock: [turning around] Yo.
[...]
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Crazy Credits

The scenes over the end credits come from the 2012 UK Channel 4 documentary 'The Wrestlers: Fighting With My Family'. This is supposedly the documentary The Rock saw that got him interested in producing a film about Paige's story. See more »

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Features Charmed (1998) See more »

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Bring Your Daughter... to the Slaughter
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Fun movie even if you aren't a wrestling fan.
24 February 2019 | by leopd12See all my reviews

I stopped watching WWF about 10 years or so ago, around the time the Rock and others were leaving...but I STILL loved this movie.

Fun coming of age story with a great amount of laughter, drama, and of course wrestling. Well paced with decent writing and all the actors do well in their roles. For wrestling fans and non fans alike. There's something for everyone to like.


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