Fighting With My Family. Saraya 'Paige' Bevis (Florence Pugh). Copyright: Film4.

Fighting With My Family

2019 British comedy film about a female wrestler. Stars Florence Pugh, Jack Lowden, Dwayne Johnson, Nick Frost, Lena Headey and Vince Vaughn.

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Fighting With My Family. Saraya 'Paige' Bevis (Florence Pugh). Copyright: Film4.

Fighting With My Family

Comedy based on the true story of Norwich teenager Saraya-Jade Bevis, who became an internationally famous wrestler with WWE

Genre
Film
Released
2019
Starring
Florence Pugh, Jack Lowden, Dwayne Johnson, Nick Frost, Lena Headey and Vince Vaughn
Writer
Stephen Merchant
Director
Stephen Merchant
Producers
Kevin Misher, Michael Luisi, Stephen Merchant, Dwayne Johnson, Andy Berman, Hiram Garcia, Daniel Battsek, Tracey Josephs, David Kosse, Rhodri Thomas and Danny Garcia

Film inspired by the Channel 4 documentary The Wrestlers: Fighting With My Family. It tells the true story of reformed gangster and former wrestler Ricky, his wife Julia, daughter Saraya and son Zak, who make a living performing in tiny venues across the country.

Ricky and Julia want a better life for their children and when the brother and sister get the chance to audition for WWE, it seems the family dream is coming true and all their troubles will be solved. However, Saraya and Zak are about to learn that becoming a WWE Superstar demands more than they ever imagined possible as athletes and siblings. Wrestling has always kept this family together - but now it could tear them apart.

Production Details

UK certificate
PG
Duration
108 minutes
Release date
Wednesday 27th February 2019
Produced
2017
Premiere
Monday 25th February 2019, BFI Southbank
Distributor

Lionsgate

Production company
Laugh track
None

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