The Wrestler (2008)

Aging wrestler Randy "The Ram" Robinson is long past his prime but still ready and rarin' to go on the pro-wrestling circuit. After a particularly brutal beating, however, Randy hangs up his tights, pursues a serious relationship with a long-in-the-tooth stripper, and tries to reconnect with his estranged daughter. But he can't resist the lure of the ring and readies himself for a comeback.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 98% / Audience 88%

8/10

Rated R 1 hr 49 mins

GENRES
Drama • Romance
DIRECTION
Darren Aronofsky
CAST
Mickey Rourke  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Ajay Naidu

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Marisa Tomei Cassidy
Evan Rachel Wood Stephanie
Ajay Naidu Medic
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Mark Margolis Lenny
Ernest Miller The Ayatollah
Gregg Bello JAPW Promoter Larry Cohen
Donnetta Lavinia Grays Jen
John D'Leo Adam
Armin Amiri Dr. Moayedizadeh