Fighting with My Family

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Movie Info & Cast


This heartwarming underdog story brings the life of WWE superstar Paige to the big screen. Paige and her brother Zak are the children of a British wrestling family. All they want in life is to compete as part of the WWE. The starry-eyed young talents get a chance to try out, but only Paige makes the cut. Can she command the spotlight and stay true to her dream without the immediate support of friends or family? She might — with help from The Rock, played by none other than Dwayne Johnson himself.

This true to life comedy comes from celebrated director/writer/producer Stephen Merchant. Florence Pugh captures Paige’s heart and determination as Fighting With My Family celebrates the unique personality and tenacity that ultimately carried her to the top of her game.


  • Dwayne Johnson
  • Thomas Whilley
  • Tori Ellen Ross
  • Nick Frost
  • Lena Headey
  • Florence Pugh
  • Jack Lowden
  • Olivia Bernstone
  • Leah Harvey
  • Mohammad Amiri

Atom User Reviews

Verified Review

Saw an early screening. Really funny movie created by Stephen Merchant, one of the creators of The Office. Funny moments throughout mixed with some emotional pieces as well. WWE fans will love it, and anyone else will definitely enjoy too.

Matthew M
Verified Review

Even if you don’t watch wrestling you’ll still love this movie!

Jeremy J


Mar 1, 2019

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.

David Sims
The Atlantic
Jan 29, 2019

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.

Tim Grierson
Screen Daily
Jan 29, 2019

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.

Metacritic review by John DeFore
John DeFore
The Hollywood Reporter