Watch The Wrestler
- 1 hr 55 min
Robin Ramzinski, better known to his many fans as Randy "The Ram" Robinson, is a has been wrestler. He had his glory days in the 80's when he as a young man, but that was many years ago. Getting up in age he is not in good health. A wild youth and hectic demands, put on his body by a life of wrestling and partying has left Robin with a heart condition, and many other ailments. At this point, any kind of heavy activity is dangerous for him. Robin is in denial of his age and the ending of his career that he has loved. It has been the one thing that he has let rule his life. It is proposed to him to do one more fight, a 20th Anniversary battle with his old rival from his glory days. He debates about whether to take on the one last fight that could be the end of him or the fire that his failing career needs. Along his way of self realization, knowing what he is facing, he tries to reconnect with his estranged daughter. Robin hasn't spoken to her in years, mainly due to the fact she is scared and hurt by their past and the pain that he afflicted by abandoning her as a young child. He also tries to find love with a stripper, Cassidy, who works at a strip club he has frequented for years, and she has become dear to him. Unfortunately, she consistently denies his advances leaving him feeling rejected. He feels completely rejected when he misses a planned dinner with his daughter and she informs him that she no longer wishes to see him. Feeling alone, he decides to take the 20th Anniversary wrestling match that could not only end his career, but his life.