Wrestling movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant wrestling movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, exciting, captivating, serious, humorous and semi serious films and TV shows about / with wrestling, wrestler, sport, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, professional wrestling, world wrestling entertainment, violence and professional wrestler plots mostly in Sport, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as wrestling: The Wrestler (2008), Fighting with My Family (2019), Ready to Rumble (2000), Bad Day to Go Fishing (2009), The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019), WWE Smackdown! (1999), Impact Wrestling (2004), WrestleMania XIX (2003), WrestleMania X-Seven (2001), WWE Raw (1993).

List of wrestling movies

 7.9
 302K
The Wrestler (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Plot: wrestling, loneliness, life is a bitch, fame, self destructing, ambition, aging, stripper, wrestler, introspection, athlete's life, heart attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
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Fighting with My Family (2019)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for the WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her loved ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, humorous, suspense
Plot: wrestling, family, adaptation, ambition, lifestyle, adventure, mentor, coming of age, friendship, parents and children, hopes, transformation ...
Place: england
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Ready to Rumble (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two slacker wrestling fans are devastated by the ousting of their favorite character by an unscrupulous promoter.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: wrestling, friendship, follow your dream, goofy hero, ambition, athlete's life, underdog, down on your luck, contests and competitions, rivalry, buddies, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
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Bad Day to Go Fishing (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: Uruguay, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jacob van Oppen, the former strongest man on earth, and his manager Orsini, who calls himself "the Prince", make a good living by traveling around small South American towns and organizing wrestling exhibitions. Arriving in Santa Maria, ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, exciting, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: wrestling, friendship, contests and competitions, friends, partners, ambition, escapades, unsuccessful, odd couple, rivalry, travel, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america
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The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck crab fisherman embarks on a journey to get a young man with Down syndrome to a professional wrestling school in rural North Carolina and away from the retirement home where he’s lived for the past two and a half years.
Style: uplifting, inspirational, sincere, touching, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: down syndrome, wrestling, raft, escape, friendship, follow your dream, adventure, runaway, friend, chase, travel, retirement home ...
Place: florida, north carolina
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WWE Smackdown! (1999)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The superstars of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Smackdown" brand collide each and every Tuesday on WWE Smackdown Live.
Style: sexy, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: wrestling, competition, muscleman, fight for supremacy, cheating, graphic violence, blind ambition, rivalry, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa
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Impact Wrestling (2004)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Impact Wrestling is a professional wrestling television program for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. As of 2005, it airs weekly on Spike in the United States and Canada. On March 14, 2013, the company ended their almost continuous near-9-year ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: wrestling, ambition, fight for supremacy, sport, contests and competitions, rivalry, professional wrestling, graphic violence, cheating, uninhibited rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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WrestleMania XIX (2003)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: WrestleMania XIX was the nineteenth annual WrestleMania. It was presented by Snickers Cruncher and took place on March 30, 2003 at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington. A record-breaking 54,097 fans from all around the world resulted in a gate ...
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wrestling, sport, rivalry, contests and competitions, graphic violence, fight for supremacy, rise to the top, blind ambition, hulk hogan, two against one, title bout, professional wrestling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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WrestleMania X-Seven (2001)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 225 min.
Story: WrestleMania X-Seven was the seventeenth annual WrestleMania PPV and was presented by Snickers Cruncher. It took place on April 1, 2001 at the Reliant Astrodome in Houston, Texas. The event was the first WrestleMania held in the state of Texas. A ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, surprise ending, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wrestling, rivalry, contests and competitions, fight for supremacy, uninhibited rivalry, title bout, brother brother relationship, betrayal, sport, graphic violence, hockey player, olympic gold medalist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, turkey, texas
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 7.7
 9K
WWE Raw (1993)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: WWE Raw is a professional wrestling television program that currently airs live on Monday evenings on the USA Network in the United States. The show debuted on January 11, 1993. WWE Raw moved from the USA Network to TNN in September, 2000 and then ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wrestling, sport, beefcake, fight for supremacy, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, fight, wrestler, competition, tournament ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.0
 141K
Foxcatcher (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The greatest Olympic Wrestling Champion brother team joins Team Foxcatcher led by multimillionaire sponsor John E. du Pont as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul - a union that leads to unlikely circumstances.
Style: psychological, disturbing, thought provoking, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: wrestling, mental illness, murder, ambition, sport, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, power relations, destructive relationship, eccentricity, obsession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, year 1987 ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, seoul, phoenix arizona, california
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...All the Marbles (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A two-bit promoter tries to take a women's wrestling team to the top.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, road movie
Plot: wrestling, power relations, athlete and trainer, rivalry, athlete's life, femme fatale, sport, ambition, underdog, gangsters, lifestyle, rise to the top ...
Time: 80s
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 5.1
 1K
Body Slam (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: M. Harry Smilac is a down-on-his-luck music manager who is having a hard time attracting talent and booking gigs for his band, Kicks (The most recent of the gigs is a Dairy Queen opening!!). When making arrangements for a campaign fund-raiser, he ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: wrestling, rivalry, down on your luck, showbiz, desire for fame, rise to the top, ambition, artists and showbiz, music band, sport, rock, performer's life ...
Time: 80s
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 6.1
 5K
Legendary (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A book-smart teenager joins his school's wrestling team as a way to reunite his surviving family members, who split apart after the death of his father, a college wrestling legend, 10 years ago.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, rough, exciting
Plot: wrestling, family relations, teenage life, rivalry, contests and competitions, sport, social relations, youth, fight, estranged mother, coming of age, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oklahoma
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 5.8
 87K
Nacho Libre (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nacho Libre is loosely based on the story of Fray Tormenta ("Friar Storm"), aka Rev. Sergio Gutierrez Benitez, a real-life Mexican Catholic priest who had a 23-year career as a masked luchador. He competed in order to support the orphanage ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, ironic, funny ...
Plot: wrestling, monastery, nun, follow your dream, goofy hero, contests and competitions, hopes, ambition, fall in love, monk, orphanage, orphan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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 7.1
 54K
Win Win (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When down-on-his-luck part-time high school wrestling coach Mike agrees to become legal guardian to an elderly man, his ward's troubled grandson turns out to be a star grappler, sparking dreams of a big win -- until the boy's mother ...
Style: touching, humorous, emotional, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Plot: coach, wrestling, responsibility, lawyer, parenthood, sport, changing lives, adolescence, dysfunctional family, bonding, contests and competitions, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
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American Wrestler: The Wizard (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1980, a teenage boy escapes the unrest in Iran only to face more hostility in America, due to the hostage crisis. Determined to fit in, he joins the school's floundering wrestling team.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: wrestler, wrestling, hostility, teenage boy, uncle nephew relationship, training, high school, school bully, teenage life, sport, new student, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: iran, california
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No Holds Barred (1989)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Rip is the World Wrestling Federation champion who is faithful to his fans and the network he wrestles for, but Brell, the new head of the World Television Network, wants Rip to wrestle for his network.
Style: exciting, captivating, semi serious, rough, humorous ...
Plot: wrestling, battles, adventure, rivalry, athlete's life, tough heroes, african american, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, professional wrestling, fistfight, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
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A Matter of Size (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Israel, Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four overweight friends from the Israeli city of Ramle are fed up of dieting and the dieting club they belong to. When Herzl (155 kilos), the main protagonist, loses his job as a cook and starts working as a dishwasher in a Japanese restaurant in ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: sumo, wrestling, self discovery, physical appearance, buddies, ambition, athlete and trainer, friendship, couple relations, support group, family relations, job seeking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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 6.9
 2K
The Hammer (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A coming of age drama following the life of Matt Hamill, the first deaf wrestler to win a National Collegiate Wrestling Championship.
Style: uplifting, captivating, sincere, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: underdog, deaf, mute or deaf, wrestling, sport, athlete's life, ambition, against the odds, human spirit, rivalry, hopes, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Celebrity Deathmatch (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Celebrity Deathmatch is a claymation television show that depicts celebrities against each other in a wrestling ring, almost always ending in the loser's gruesome death. It was known for its excessive amount of blood used in every match and ...
Style: claymation, exciting, humorous, semi serious, macabre ...
Plot: wrestling, cannibalism, celebrity, duel, celebrity culture, rivalry, escapades, supernatural, death, robot, dismemberment, broken leg ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 2000s
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Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The mystery begins when Shaggy and Scooby win tickets to "WrestleMania" and convince the crew to go with them to WWE City. But this city harbors a spooky secret - a ghastly Ghost Bear holds the town in his terrifying grip! To protect the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, stylized
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, horror for children
Plot: wrestling, teleportation, good versus evil, ghost, save the day, race against time, win over, cartoon dog, scooby doo, silly humor, master criminal, chase ...
Time: 2010s
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WWE Royal Rumble 2011 (2011)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Royal Rumble (2011) was the twenty-fourth annual Royal Rumble PPV. It took place on January 30, 2011 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. As has been customary since 1993, the Royal Rumble match winner received a match at that year's ...
Plot: wrestling, tough guy, sports hero, warrior, strongman, martial arts, fistfight, mixed martial arts, combat, beefcake, muscleman, beefcake martial arts ...
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WWE WrestleMania XXIV (2008)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 280 min.
Story: WrestleMania XXIV was the twenty-fourth annual WrestleMania PPV. The event took place on March 30, 2008, at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando. The first main event was a Singles match from the SmackDown brand that featured The Undertaker challenging World ...
Plot: wrestling, wrestler, champion, boxer, playboy, interviewer, commentator, violence, host, cheating, title bout, newscaster ...
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Paradise Alley (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Sylvester Stallone is fighting the odds again, this time in the wrestling ring. As Cosmo Carboni, he and his two brothers dream of getting out of Hell's Kitchen (circa 1946) and into the big time. The exit signs point to Paradise Alley, a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, touching
Plot: arm wrestling, sport, wrestling, street life, family relations, family feud, ghetto, racial slur, life is a bitch, ambition, siblings relations, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, post world war two
Place: new york, usa
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WWE Vengeance 2006 (2006)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Vengeance (2006) was a PPV which took place on June 25, 2006 at the Charlotte Bobcats Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina. It was the sixth annual Vengeance event. The event starred wrestlers from the Raw brand. The card featured two main events ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating
Plot: wrestling, sports hero, mixed martial arts, warrior, strongman, tough guy, mentor, cheerleader, heroes, wwf, olympic gold medalist, african american ...
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WWE WrestleMania XXV (2009)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Story: WrestleMania XXV was the twenty-fifth annual WrestleMania PPV. It was presented by the National Guard and took place on April 5, 2009 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. The first main event was a singles match for the WWE Championship that ...
Plot: women's wrestling, wrestling, professional wrestling, legend, giant, feud, strongman, champion, female wrestler, millionaire, aunt nephew relationship, blonde ...
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WWE Judgment Day 2002 (2002)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Judgment Day (2002) was the fourth annual Judgment Day PPV. It was presented by 1-800-CALL-ATT, and took place on May 19, 2002, at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. It featured talent from the Raw and SmackDown! brands. The main match ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: wrestling, sports hero, fight, mixed martial arts, tough guy, tournament, tough girl, strongman, martial arts, heroes, combat, showdown ...
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WWE No Way Out 2003 (2003)
Genre: Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Story: No Way Out (2003) was the fourth annual (fifth overall) No Way Out PPV. It was presented by Starburst, took place on February 23, 2003 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec and starred the promotion's Raw and SmackDown! brands. The main event ...
Plot: wrestling, hulk hogan, giant, bodybuilder, martial arts, submission, acrobatics, canadian, redneck, olympic gold medalist, beating, injury ...
Place: canada
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WWE Royal Rumble 2002 (2002)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Royal Rumble (2002) was the fifteenth annual Royal Rumble PPV. It was presented by Square's Final Fantasy X. It took place on January 20, 2002 at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. The main event was the Royal Rumble match. The other ...
Plot: wrestling, title bout, olympic gold medalist, giant, wrestler, professional wrestler, cheating, winner, champion, american, referee, athlete ...
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