Original Release: February 14, 2019 (United States)
Directed by: Stephen Merchant
Written by: Stephen Merchant
Based on: The Wrestlers: Fighting with My Family by Max Fisher
Produced by: Kevin Misher, Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Stephen Merchant, Michael J. Luisi
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Running Time: 108 minutes
Budget: $11 million
|Reformed gangster and 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, it seems the family dream is coming true but they are about to learn that becoming a WWE Superstar demands more than they ever imagined possible.|
Cast & Characters
Florence Pugh (Saraya “Paige” Knight), Tori Ellen Ross (young Paige), Lena Headey (Julia “Sweet Saraya” Knight), Nick Frost (Patrick “Rowdy Ricky” Knight), Jack Lowden (Zak “Zodiac” Knight), Vince Vaughn (Hutch Morgan), The Rock (himself), James Burrows (Roy Knight), Hannah Rae (Courtney), Thea Trinidad (AJ Lee), Kim Matula (Jeri-Lynn), Aqueela Zoll (Kirsten), Ellie Gonsalves (Maddison), Stephen Merchant (Hugh), Julia Davis (Daphne).
Much like the sport it celebrates, Fighting with My Family muscles past clichés with a potent blend of energy and committed acting that should leave audiences cheering.