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Back in the late '80s, Randy 'The Ram' Robinson (Mickey Rourke) was a headlining professional wrestler. Now, twenty years later, he ekes out a living performing for handfuls of diehard wrestling fans in high school gyms and community centers around New Jersey. Estranged from his daughter (Evan Rachel Wood) and unable to sustain any real relationships, Randy lives for the thrill of the show and the adoration of his fans. However, a heart attack forces him into retirement. As his sense of identity starts to slip away, he begins to evaluate the state of his life -- trying to reconnect with his daughter, and strikes up a blossoming romance with an aging stripper (Marisa Tomei). Yet all this cannot compare to the allure of the ring and passion for his art, which threatens to pull Randy 'The Ram' back into his world of wrestling.

  • 1 hr 50 minChildren under 17 may not attend R-rated movies unaccompanied by a parent or adult guardian. Children ages 6 and under are not allowed at R-rated movies after 6pm.
  • Dec 17, 2008
  • Drama

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Cast & Crew

  • Marisa TomeiActor

  • Mickey RourkeActor

  • Todd BarryActor

  • Ernest MillerActor

  • Evan Rachel WoodActor

  • Darren AronofskyDirector

  • Darren AronofskyProducer

  • Scott FranklinProducer

  • Robert D. SiegelWriter