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The Wrestler, 2008
The Wrestler
Directed by: Darren Aronofsky
Written by: Robert D. Siegel
Language:  English
Country:  USA, France
Runtime:  109 min
MPAA Rating:  R
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Randy “The Ram” Robinson (Mickey Rourke) is a good guy. It's there and we see it. But he is so tragically flawed that every time it tries to come out he gets crushed, and so do we, right to the end credits. Rourke delivers an epic and timeless...
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03.August.2010 |  by: Dan Cassavaugh
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I was mostly indifferent to this film while it was in theaters. I think I figured I didn't want to watch Mickey Rourke play Mickey Rourke. I was wrong. This may in fact be Mr. Rourke's best work yet. The film is compelling without being sappy. I...
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26.November.2009 |  by: rogertick
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This film reminds me of a T.C. Boyle story. It's about the underbelly of society. This film drips truth in every single frame. Aronofsky has filmed it documentary style. We follow "The Ram" throughout his day. There are simple shots just of him...
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25.November.2009 |  by: Jam
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Jam rated this title
THE WRESTLER
The Wrestler is not an underdog story. It’s not the story of a man with an unattainable dream who works beyond all odds to get within reach of his dream. If that story is a part of The Wrestler at all, then it happened a good twenty-five years...
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13.May.2009 |  by: John G.
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John G. rated this title
It really is a great performance by Rourke. He really can act; I liked his emotion in Angel Heart and he exudes his character fully here as well. It's definitely not a great uplifting story - a professional wrestler who has reached the end of his...
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11.May.2009 |  by: Parker in MN
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Parker in MN rated this title
A tired story with one dimensional characters. A sad commentary on the academy. What were they thinking?
07.May.2009 |  by: digitaldenny
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digitaldenny rated this title
Aronofsky��s previous film, The Fountain is one of my favorite movies ever and The Wrestler is another great film to add to his resume. This is not a happy film but like any great movie, it��s sparked some great debate among friends. All of...
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19.April.2009 |  by: thetrouseredape
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thetrouseredape rated this title
Finally got to see this and as everyone has said before the performance by Mickey Rourke is something that needs to be seen. The storyline can be viewed as typical (a selfish, screw-up of a dad who only cared about work). While typical at times, The...
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22.March.2009 |  by: prozac pop
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