There are a lot of movies based on different kind of sports. Wrestling is a sport which has a huge fan following all over the globe and we also have many movies based on wrestling. We have made a list of top 4 best wrestling movies and in the list, you would only find movies that have wrestling as the main story plot and we also have excluded documentary movies based on wrestling.
4) Ready to Rumble
Ready to Rumble is directed by Brian Robbins and was released in the year 2000. The star cast of the movie includes David Arquette, Oliver Platt, Scott Caan, and wrestling superstars Sting and Bill Goldberg. The movie tells the story of two sanitation workers who are ardent wrestling fans and their quest to bring back their favorite wrestler to win back the WCW World Heavyweight Championship title.
3) Nacho Libre
Nacho Libre is directed by Jared Hess and was released in the year 2006. The star cast of the movie includes Jack Black, Ana de la Reguera, and Hector Jimenez. The movie tells the story of a priest who use to wrestle in the rings to support an orphanage. The movie is based on the real-life Mexican Priest Fray Tormenta (ring name) who supported an orphanage for almost 23 years by participating in wrestling.
Foxcatcher is directed by Bennett Miller and was released in the year 2014. The star cast of the movie includes Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, and Vanessa Redgrave. The movie portrays the relationship between a rich wrestling eccentric John E. du Pont and the American amateur wrestling team. Even though the movie can be considered as a crime drama (based on true events), the basic plot of the movie is about wrestling.
1) The Wrestler
The Wrestler is directed by Darren Aronofsky and was released in the year 2008. The star cast of the movie includes Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood, and Ernest Miller. The movie portrays the life of a wrestler so realistically. No matter how many times they have fallen in the ring, there is something which urges them to rise again and fight back. The movie is all about the redemption of a wrestler.
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