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Old 11-14-18, 11:19 AM
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IN THEATERS FEBRUARY 2019.

Based on a true story, FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY follows reformed gangster Ricky, wife Julia, daughter Paige and son Zak as they make a living wrestling together in tiny venues. When Paige and Zak get the opportunity to try out for WWE, the family grabs a once-in-a-lifetime chance to turn their wildest dreams into a dazzling future. However, brother and sister quickly discover that to become superstars, both their talent and their relationship will be put to the test. FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY is a heartwarming and smart comedy that proves everything is worth fighting for when it comes to family.

Directed By: Stephen Merchant
Cast: Florence Pugh, Lena Headey, Nick Frost, Jack Lowden, Vince Vaughn, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

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Re: Fighting With My Family (2019, D: Merchant) S: Johnson, Pugh, Lowden, Headey, Fro

Florence Pugh is a real find. This looks fun.
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I look forward to the scene with Brad Maddox and Xavier Woods.
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Nice dig at Vin there.
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I absolutely hate watching wrestling but I think the movie looks like alot of fun. I'll check it out.
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Re: Fighting With My Family (2019, D: Merchant) S: Johnson, Pugh, Lowden, Headey, Fro

Originally Posted by mwbmis View Post
I look forward to the scene with Brad Maddox and Xavier Woods.
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I look forward to the scene with Brad Maddox and Xavier Woods.
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Opens 2/14.

Reviews out of Sundance seem pretty positive: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/fig...with_my_family
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Opens 2/14.

Reviews out of Sundance seem pretty positive: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/fig...with_my_family
It opens wide a week later (per the TV ads).
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Re: Fighting With My Family (2019, D: Merchant) S: Johnson, Pugh, Lowden, Headey, Frost

Weird that The Rock is on the poster--my understanding was he just had a cameo (and is obviously producing it).
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Weird that The Rock is on the poster--my understanding was he just had a cameo (and is obviously producing it).
The poster looks like each actor was snapped at separate shoots and photoshopped in front of the house.

But without him being on it, how else would they sell this to get people to actually go? They want his target audience and fans.

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Weird that The Rock is on the poster--my understanding was he just had a cameo (and is obviously producing it).
The theatrical trailer had a lot of DJ talking to the characters; I was thinking to myself it might be his entire appearance in the film.
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Re: Fighting With My Family (2019, D: Merchant) S: Johnson, Pugh, Lowden, Headey, Frost

Does anyone else find it strange that they're selling this as a true story but playing it as if Paige is her real name?
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Does anyone else find it strange that they're selling this as a true story but playing it as if Paige is her real name?
No.

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Re: Fighting With My Family (2019, D: Merchant) S: Johnson, Pugh, Lowden, Headey, Frost

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Does anyone else find it strange that they're selling this as a true story but playing it as if Paige is her real name?
On IMDB the character is billed as Raya Knight. Saraya is her real name, and Knight is the name she wrestled under pre-WWE.
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On IMDB the character is billed as Raya Knight. Saraya is her real name, and Knight is the name she wrestled under pre-WWE.
Must have been updated since the last time I looked at it a few months ago. When I went looking for it before, everything (cast lists, plot summaries, etc) listed the character as Paige, which if that were the case, is kinda like making a Hulk Hogan biopic where you pretend Hulk is his given name, which would be odd. Nevermind then.
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