The Wrestler

6/23/2009 11:59:14 AM

Do you remember watching WWF Wrestling as a kid? I do. One moment I will never forget is when Mankind got "Tombstoned" through the cage (20 feet from mat) by the Undertaker onto a table. I don't care how fake you think WWF Wrestling is, that would not tickle.

The Wrestler paints a very distrubing behind the scenes picture of what happens before/after the match. Randy 'The Ram' Robinson was a successful wrestler who now finds himself living in a trailer, working at a supermarket and wrestling on the weekends. Very early on in the movie Randy has a heart attack and from that can no longer wrestle.

Marisa Tomeis role in the movie is a stripper named Pam who is nearing retirement. After Randy's heart attack he wants to retire and settle down with Pam. Although she starts to fall in love with Randy, they just did not sync at the same time.

The Wrestler is a great movie and I enjoyed it very much. I would not hesitate at giving this movie a 9/10. The end of the movie was my favorite part. I won't ruin it for you. You will have to check out the movie to see for yourself.