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The Wrestler (2009)

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Mickey Rourke Mickey Rourke
Randy 'The Ram' Robinson
Marisa Tomei Marisa Tomei
Cassidy
Evan Rachel Wood Evan Rachel Wood
Stephanie
Todd Barry Todd Barry
Wayne
Wass Stevens Wass Stevens
Nick Volpe
Judah Friedlander Judah Friedlander
Scott Brumberg
Ernest Miller Ernest Miller
The Ayatollah


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Not just a piece of meat. A heart felt story.

15 years, 5 months ago at Jan 21 0:53
2 votes
''I'm an old broken down piece of meat and I deserve to be all alone, I just don't want you to hate me.''

A drama centered on retired professional wrestler Randy "The Ram" Robinson as he makes his way through the independent circuit...

Mickey Rourke: Randy 'The Ram' Robinson

Darren Aronofsky has always been a Director whom has been close to my heart. ... read more

One of the best sport films of all time.

14 years, 6 months ago at Jan 1 22:58
1 vote
The Wrestler has gone way above my expectations. It is a complete masterpiece of sports films. Some people have referred it as the new Raging Bull and the sports film of the decade. I would call it both for these various reasons. It is a very emotional story with a rather heartbreaking storyline, it has very realistic effects and it has absolutely beautiful characters to watch. This film is one of... read more

The Wrestler

15 years, 3 months ago at Apr 1 4:34
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I never thought that I would type these words: I wanted Mickey Rourke to win the Oscar. After years of slumming his quirky and strange talent in B-movies and straight-to-DVD trash, he has returned in a big way. He looks like hell, he sounds like hell, and he's lovable for being so simplistic. Yet he is handicapped emotionally, and, should he continue to wrestle, physically. It is not quite the aut... read more
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Retired professional wrestler Randy "The Ram" Robinson, who returns to the ring to work his way up the circuit for a final shot at defeating his longtime rival. Along the way, he tries to reconnect with his estranged daughter while exploring a relationship with an aging stripper named Cassidy.
Release date: 9 January 2009
Tags: Drama (38), Wrestling (21), 2008 (21), 2000s (18), Sports (16), Sport (13), Stripper (11), Blood (9), (9), Heart Attack (8), Romance (7), Father Daughter Relationship (7), Loneliness (7), Usa (6), Bar (6), Death (6), Professional Wrestling (6), Present (5), Video Game (5), Vomit (4)
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