The Wrestler

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In this made-for-TV movie, honest wrestling promoter Frank Bass (Ed Asner) must struggle to foil the efforts of some lowlife wrestlers who are attempting to profit from a fixed fight.
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In this made-for-TV movie, honest wrestling promoter Frank Bass (Ed Asner) must struggle to foil the efforts of some lowlife wrestlers who are attempting to profit from a fixed fight.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/18/2014
  • UPC: 760137615392
  • Original Release: 1973
  • Rating:

  • Source: Mvd (Generic)
  • Region Code: 0
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:35:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 52,477

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
H.B. Haggerty Bartender
Bill Robinson
Ed Asner Frank Bass
Elaine Giftos Debbie
Verne Gagne Mike Bullard
Lord James Blears Himself
Superstar Billy Graham Themselves
Sam Menecker Mobster
Sarah Miller Betty Bullard
Harold Sakata Odd Job
Dusty Rhodes Himself
Dick Murdoch Himself
Technical Credits
Jim Westman Director
Howard Arthur Score Composer, Songwriter
William Allen Castleman Score Composer
Neal Chastain Editor
W.R. Frank Producer
Verne Gagne Executive Producer
Eugene Gump Screenwriter
Gil Hubbs Cinematographer
Art Levinson Asst. Director
Bill Loose Score Composer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Wrestler
1. Chapter 1 [10:01]
2. Chapter 2 [10:35]
3. Chapter 3 [10:46]
4. Chapter 4 [11:32]
5. Chapter 5 [10:35]
6. Chapter 6 [13:14]
7. Chapter 7 [12:29]
8. Chapter 8 [22:21]
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Disc #1 -- The Wrestler
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Interesting for old school Pro Wrestling fans.

    The Wrestler is worth watching if you are an old school wrestling fan or someone who is really into the history of pro wrestling. Man, you can tell Verne Gagne had final approval over this piece of work. He's all over the place! This movie is 30-years-old and Ric Flair is seen wrestling in a scene where Gagne is reviewing some film although Slick Ric is never mentioned by name. Another cool scene shows Vince McMahon Sr. and a lot of other old wrestling promoters who are now booking matches in the sky. Well, maybe a place a little warmer than that. Funniest moments involve Dusty Rhodes and Dick Murdoch in a bar fight with some karate guys. If you are a wrestling fan it's worth watching. If not you would have to be a serious Ed Asner fan to want to even give this one a look.

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