The Wrestler

The Wrestler Trailers

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Original title The Wrestler
Category Drama, Romance
UK Release Date
Production year 2008
Production Country
Directors Darren Aronofsky
Cast Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood, Ajay Naidu, Judah Friedlander, Dylan Keith Summers, Mark Margolis, Ernest Miller, Donnetta Lavinia Grays, John D'Leo, Armin Amiri, Todd Barry, Wass Stevens, Marcia Jean Kurtz
Distributor Optimum Releasing

Synopsis

A hugely successful professional wrestler in the late 80's, Randy “The Ram” Robinson (Mickey Rourke) now ekes out a living performing for diehard wrestling fans in high school gyms and community centres around New Jersey. Estranged from his daughter, unable to sustain any real relationships, Randy lives for the thrill of the show, the adrenalin rush of combat and the adoration of his remaining fans. But when he suffers a heart attack in the middle of a bout, Randy's doctor tells him he needs to lay off the steroids and stop wrestling, for good…