• Fighting With My Family (2019)

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Fighting With My Family

Release Date: February 14th, 2019

PG-13 |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

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 ones behind and face this new cutthroat world alone. Paige's journey pushes her to dig deep and ultimately prove to the world that what makes her different is the very thing that can make her a star.

Cast: Florence Pugh, Lena Headey, Nick Frost, Jack Lowden, Vince Vaughn, Dwayne Johnson, Mohammad Amiri, Hannah Rae

Director: Stephen Merchant

Genres: Biography, Comedy drama

Production Co: Misher Films, Seven Bucks Productions, WWE Studios

Distributors: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: 2010s, Sacrifice, Brother, Sister, Tense, Rivalry, Amusing, Rise, Emotional, Heartwarming

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Tim GriersonScreen Daily

    The film benefits from Pugh’s charismatic performance and writer-director Stephen Merchant’s cheery mixture of crowd-pleasing sentiment, wry laughs and genuine sweetness. show more

  • 50
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Fighting With My Family reminds us several times that the sport is as much about charismatic storytelling as it is about skill. Judged by that standard, the film is far from belt-worthy. show more

  • 55
    David SimsThe Atlantic

    Sheer force of personality is the main ingredient of any great sports movie, and Pugh has enough of it to pull the story along. But this is a star performance that deserved an equally dazzling script. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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