Watch The Wrestler Movie Online
Published 10 27, 2014
Year : 2008
Release date : 30 January 2009
Genres: Drama, Sport,
Director : Darren Aronofsky,
Writers: Robert D. Siegel,
Stars: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood, Mark Margolis, Todd Barry,
Time: 109 min.
Keywords: Watch The Wrestler Movie Online
The Wrestler is a 2008 American sports drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky, written by Robert D. Siegel, and starring Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, and Evan Rachel Wood. Production began in January 2008 andFox Searchlight Pictures acquired rights to distribute the film in the U.S.; it was released in a limited capacity on December 17, 2008 and was released nationwide on January 23, 2009. It was released on DVD andBlu-ray Disc on April 21, 2009 in the United States. It was released in the United Kingdom on June 1, 2009.
Rourke plays an aging professional wrestler who, despite his failing health, continues to wrestle in an attempt to cling to the success of his 1980s heyday. He also tries to mend his relationship with his estranged daughter and to find romance with a woman who works as a stripper.
The film received universal critical acclaim and won the Golden Lion Award in the 2008 Venice Film Festival in August, where it premiered. Film critic Roger Ebert called it one of the year's best films, while Rotten Tomatoes reported that 98% of critics gave the film positive reviews. For his role, Mickey Rourke went on to receive a BAFTA award, a Golden Globe award, an Independent Spirit Award and an Academy Awardnomination for Best Actor. Tomei also received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
A faded professional wrestler must retire, but finds his quest for a new life outside the ring a dispiriting struggle.