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.


Stephen Merchant
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dwayne Johnson ... Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson (as 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 ... Hannah
Mohammad Amiri Mohammad Amiri ... Ez
Christine Ozanne Christine Ozanne ... Old Lady
Grace Link ... Townie #1
Hannah Dodd ... Townie #2
Jack Gouldbourne ... Calum
Elroy Powell ... Union Jack (as Elroy 'Spoonface' Powell)


Former wrestler Ricky and his wife Julia make a living performing with their children Saraya and Zak. When brother and sister get the chance to audition for WWE, they learn that becoming a WWE Superstar demands more than they ever imagined possible.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?


Before being signed to NXT, Paige and her mother (known as Sweet Saraya) made several trips to the United States to work independent shows for promotions like Shimmer in Chicago, where many of the current women of WWE and NXT have been discovered. See more »


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 »


[Zak and Raya stop at a park bench after jogging. Zak then starts doing reverse push-ups on the bench while Raya sits down]
Zak Knight: My name's Zak Zodiac. When I was three years old, I could name every WWE wrestler just by looking at his boots. Zak Zodiac. Every wrestler just by looking at his boots. When I was three years old, I could name...
[Zak notices the concerned look on Raya's face]
Zak Knight: You all right?
[Raya nods. Zak sits down]
Zak Knight: All right, what's wrong? I know when you're lying.
Raya Knight: This is our shot, Zak.
Zak Knight: I ...
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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 »

Alternate Versions

In order to obtain a PG-13 rating in the US, some swearing was edited out of the film. The Blu-ray included an R-rated 'director's cut' which restores the edits. See more »


References The Exorcist (1973) See more »


Mistletoe and Wine
Written by Leslie Stewart, Jeremy Paul & Keith Strachan
Performed by Cliff Richard
Licensed courtesy of Warner Music UK Ltd.
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User Reviews

This one was fun fun !
27 February 2019 | by nnk-39990See all my reviews

Enjoyed it right from the start till it got over , though it was predictable but it did not bore you at all .

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Release Date:

22 February 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fighting with My Family See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »


Box Office


$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$138,780, 17 February 2019

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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