The Best Wrestling Movies Films

The Best Wrestling Movies

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List Criteria: Movies must contain professional or academic wrestling or wrestlers.

Professional wrestling is one of the most entertaining spectator sports in the world, but it's a far cry from the extracurricular activity high school boys call "wrestling." This a list of the best wrestling movies ever made, from Vision Quest to The Wrestler to Foxcatcher. These movies about wrestling are known for their plot, stunts, cast etc., If you have an opinion on which wrestling movie truly stands out from the rest, please vote on this list or add film titles that have been left off. When thinking of wrestling movie names, the titles on this list generally come to mind.

What is the best wrestling movie ever? Most of these are iconic or memorable in some way. This wrestling movies list can be sorted by cast, director, year, or more. Click on the best wrestling movie titles to know more about the the best wrestling movies. Vote on your favorite wrestling movies here. This is a wrestling movies list. For other interesting movie lists check out the baseball movies list and boxing films list.

These may not be all the wrestling movies ever, but they are the best.

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    Vision Quest is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies


    Madonna, Forest Whitaker, Linda Fiorentino

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    The Wrestler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies


    Evan Rachel Wood, Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei

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    Beyond the Mat is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies

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    Mick Foley, Vince McMahon

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    Warrior is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies

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    Jennifer Morrison, Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte

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    Foxcatcher is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies

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    Channing Tatum, Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo

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    Win Win is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies

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    Paul Giamatti, Jeffrey Tambor, Melanie Lynskey

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    Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith

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    Guido Föhrweißer, Kelly Boone, Justin Spates

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    Ready to Rumble is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies


    Rose McGowan, Randy Savage, Bill Goldberg

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    Rocky III is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies

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    Sylvester Stallone, Hulk Hogan, Burgess Meredith

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    Sylvester Stallone, James Brown, Mr. T

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    Vince McMahon, Dusty Rhodes, Ed Asner

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    Over the Top is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Terry Funk, Robert Loggia

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    Million Dollar Baby is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies

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    Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank

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    No Holds Barred is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies


    Hulk Hogan, Jesse Ventura, Joan Severance

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    Nacho Libre is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies


    Jack Black, Ana de la Reguera, Peter Stormare

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    Cinderella Man is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies

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    Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Paul Giamatti

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    Body Slam is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies


    Roddy Piper, Tanya Roberts, Lou Albano

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    Rocky II is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Roberto Durán

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    The Quest is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies

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    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Roger Moore, James Remar

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    Paradise Alley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Tom Waits, Terry Funk

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    Rocky Balboa is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Milo Ventimiglia, Talia Shire

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    I Like to Hurt People is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies

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    Grunt! The Wrestling Movie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies


    Dick Murdoch, Wally George, Frank Collison

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    Big Money Hustlas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies

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    Mick Foley, Shaggy 2 Dope, Harland Williams

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    Ox Baker, Jon Harris, Dave Ellis

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    Wrestler for Hire is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies


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    Sumo Do, Sumo Don't is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Wrestling Movies


    Naoto Takenaka, Masahiro Motoki, Misa Shimizu

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