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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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Cast

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)
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Storyline

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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Based on the Incredible True Story. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Did You Know?

Trivia

While incarcerated during the time the film takes place, Roy Knight makes an appearance in archive footage as well as an extra "cage match wrestler". See more »

Goofs

The movie appears to speed past anything about Paige's time in NXT, or fail to mention that she was then-current NXT Women's Champion when she won the Diva's Championship the Raw after WrestleMania in 2014. See more »

Quotes

[the Rock escorts Raya out of the skybox]
The Rock: Good luck tomorrow, Paige.
Raya Knight: Yeah, um, thanks for picking me.
The Rock: Nah, I didn't pick you. I just work here.
[the Rock looks at Hutch, who is on his phone]
Raya Knight: You know him?
The Rock: [laughs] Yeah. Yeah, I know that guy. We once had a crazy match where he threw himself off the top of a 30-foot steel cage just to make me look good.
[to Hutch]
The Rock: I'll see you later, Sex Tape.
[Hutch waves back]
[...]
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 19 August 2019 (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Flight of the Valkyries
Written by Richard Wagner
Licensed courtesy of WWE, Inc.
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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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Details

Country:

UK | USA | Mexico

Language:

English

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 »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$138,780, 17 February 2019

Gross USA:

$22,958,886

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$40,811,919
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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