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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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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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Storyline

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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A Comedy About a Family That Fights a Little Differently 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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Country:

UK | USA

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

Gross USA:

$19,791,773, 14 March 2019
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

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

Goofs

When Paige went to O2 for tryouts the staging states 'Smackdown Live' but Smackdown didn't turn into Smackdown Live until March 2009. See more »

Quotes

[Zak is watching WWE on TV while holding a belt]
Young Zak: [Saraya changes the channel] Oi, I'm watching that. Give me the remote!
Young Saraya: No!
[Saraya and Zak begin fighting over the TV remote until Ricky shows up]
Ricky Knight: Zak! What the bloody hell do you think you're doing?
Julia Knight: [entering] What is going on?
[Saraya and Zak are still fighting]
Julia Knight: [Zak and Saraya end up in a twisted position] Are you gonna do something about it?
[Saraya breaks free]
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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
Written by Bruce Dickinson
Performed by Iron Maiden
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It was definitely funnier than I was expecting!
25 February 2019 | by novagirl11See all my reviews

You don't need to know the story or about the WWE to enjoy this movie. Dwayne Johnson and Vince Vaughn were both really great! Florence Pugh gave a very moving performance. I love that they showed the real family in clips during the end credits!


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