Fighting with My Family is a 2019 British-American biographical sports comedy-drama movie written and directed by Stephen Merchant with Hollywood Super Star Dwayne Johnson " The Rock". This movie is available to watch or download on Amazon Prime Video and Hulu website for free.
This movie based on the 2012 documentary The Wrestlers: Fighting with My Family by Max Fisher. This movie belongs to the 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.
Florence Pugh and Jack Lowden star as Paige and Zodiac respectively, alongside Lena Headey, Nick Frost, Vince Vaughn, and Dwayne Johnson, with the latter also some guest WWE supers star John Cena, Big Shaw, The Miz, and Sheamus.
Release Date, Budget, Collection?
The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on 28 January 2019, and was theatrically released in the United States on 14 February 2019. It received positive reviews from critics, particularly for the performances of Pugh and Vaughn. It was also a commercial success, grossing $41.5 million worldwide against a budget of $11 million.
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What's IMDB About Movie?
It's a biography and comedy movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (64,145 votes) and was very well received by critics.
The movie is starting with some family drama of Rick and Julia and their kids Saraya and Zak are families of wrestlers, who also train other wrestlers. When they grow up, Saraya and Zak apply to join the WWE. Trainer Hutch Morgan agrees to let them try out before a SmackDown taping at The O2 Arena, where they meet Dwayne Johnson. Saraya adopts the stage name Paige.
Morgan chooses Paige to train for the WWE, but not Zak, despite Paige's protests. At an NXT live event and her in-ring debut, Paige is heckled by the crowd and freezes, leaving the ring in tears. She decides to bleach her hair and spray tan to look more like other trainees. After failing an obstacle course, Paige lashes out at the trainees for gossiping about her when they weren't.
Morg tells Paige that her brother's future in WWE would only have been as a jobber and signing would have ruined his life, implying that it did the same to him. Morgan encourages Paige to quit and return to her family for a happier life. She travels home for the Christmas break and tells her family she is leaving WWE.
Paige drastically improves in training, befriending, and encouraging her fellow trainees. Zak returns to training his parents’ students. Morgan brings the trainees to WrestleMania XXX.
The Rock greets Paige and tells her she will make her Raw debut the following night against WWE Divas Champion AJ Lee. Paige makes her Raw debut and again freezes at first, but ends up winning the match and the Diva's Championship.
The movie based on the documentary with the same name, ‘Fighting with my Family’ is the real-life story of the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) candidate star Saraya Knight. The film major her journey from a small town in the UK to becoming a WWE celebrity, where she realizes her true potential.
Who's in the C ast?
- Florence Pugh as Saraya "Paige" Knight
- Tori Ellen Ross as young Paige
- Lena Headey as Julia "Sweet Saraya" Knight
- Nick Frost as Patrick "Rowdy Ricky" Knight
- Jack Lowden as Zak "Zodiac" Knight
- Vince Vaughn as Hutch Morgan
- The Rock as himself
- James Burrows as Roy Knight,
- Hannah Rae as Courtney
- Thea Trinidad as AJ Lee
- Kim Matula as Jeri-Lynn
- Aqueela Zoll as Kirsten
- Ellie Gonsalves as Maddison
- Stephen Merchant as Hugh
- Julia Davis as Daphne
Additionally, WWE wrestlers Big Show, Sheamus, and The Miz make appearances as themselves, while an uncredited actor played John Cena. Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, and John Layfield provide commentary on the Paige vs. AJ Lee match.
How And Where To Watch?
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