The Wrestler

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The Wrestler ★ 1973

All-star wrestling, which is fictional anyway, gets said treatment in the appropriate way. Honest promoter (yeah, sure) bumps heads with bad-guy crooks who want in on the action. Made for TV opportunity for Asner to slum. 103m/C VHS, DVD . Ed Asner, Elaine Giftos, Verne Gagne, Harold Sakata; D: James Westman; W: Eugene Gump; C: Gil Hubbs; M: William Allen Castleman.