Fighting With My Family

“A former wrestler and his family make a living performing at small venues around the country while his kids dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment.” This movie was really good and is a really good family movie.

This movie is based on a true story of a young WWE fighter named Paige and has some really incredible scenes and good casting.

Characters, Cast and Crew

This movie was released on the 22nd of Feburary 2019.

This movie was directed by Stephen Merchant, Merchant also was the writer for this movie and starred in it. Stephen Merchant has starred in many main stream movies such as; Tooth Fairy, Movie 43, Table 19 and Logan.

Florence Pugh who plays the main character Paige has acted in some very good movies. She had her first big break when she was 18 in the movie ‘The Falling’, she starred along side Maisie Williams who was in ‘Game of Thrones’. Pugh is also going to star alongside Scarlett Johansson in the movie ‘The Black Widow’. 

Dwyane ‘The Rock’ Johnson also starred as himself in this movie, and only having a small role in this movie, he actually was a very big part of Paige’s accomplishments in her life. The Rock was the reasoning behind Paige getting to where she is. Paige owes a lot to the rock and to the people in her life.


Here are some interesting facts about this movie

  • There is another Knight sibling who is not represented in the film, but is briefly featured in the documentary on which it’s based. She is the only member of the Knight family who is not a wrestler. She is a dentist.
  • Zak was originally the first person in the family to have try-outs with WWE.
  • Paige never gave any heartfelt in-ring speech about winning for her family or outcasts. She exited the ring and headed towards the stage entrance giving no speech at all.
  • The real-life Zak Knight appears in the film as a gang lieutenant.
  • On April 9, 2018, Paige was forced to retire from wrestling at the age of twenty-five, after suffering a stinger during a match with Sasha Banks in December 2017, which aggravated a neck injury Paige first sustained in June 2016.

Movies Based On A True Story

The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.” This is one of my all time favourite movies. As much it’s a sad movie it is also really well scripted.

The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.” Another incredible movie, this movie has so many memorizing scenes.

A car accident puts Paige in a coma, and when she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband Leo works to win her heart again.” This movie is a romance and not for everyone but this is such a beautiful movie.

Something Extra

Florence Pugh who is an upcoming actress has taken on some many interesting roles stretching her acting limits and it has actually benefited her a lot over the years

Based on a true story this movie is all around a really good family movie and shares a lot of important family moments.

Published by Morgan

University student at Wollongong, doing a Bachelor of Communication and Media (Digital and Social Media), and a Bachelor of International Studies (International Relations)

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