Fighting with My Family (2019)

FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY is a heartwarming comedy based on the incredible true story of WWE Superstar Paige(TM). Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her family and face this new, cut-throat world alone. Paige’s journey pushes her to dig deep, fight for her family, and ultimately prove to the world that what makes her different is the very thing that can make her a star.

Genres: Biography | Comedy | Drama | Sport

Country: UK | USA

Language: English

Release Date:14 February 2019 (USA)

Filming Locations: Santa Clarita, California, USA


  • Florence Pugh as Saraya “Paige” Knight, Zak’s sister and Patrick and Julia’s daughter. Stunts during wrestling scenes were performed by Tessa Blanchard.
    • Tori Ellen Ross as Young Paige
  • Jack Lowden as Zak “Zodiac” Knight, Paige’s older brother and Patrick and Julia’s son
  • Nick Frost as Patrick “Rowdy Ricky Knight”, Paige and Zak’s father and Julia’s husband
  • Lena Headey as Julia “Sweet Saraya” Knight, Paige and Zak’s mother and Patrick’s wife
  • Vince Vaughn as Hutch Morgan
  • Dwayne Johnson as himself
  • James Burrows as Roy Knight, Patrick’s son, Julia’s stepson and Zak and Paige’s older half-brother.
  • Thea Trinidad as AJ Lee
  • Kim Matula as Jeri-Lynn
  • Aqueela Zoll as Kirsten
  • Ellie Gonsalves as Maddison
  • Stephen Merchant as Hugh
  • Julia Davis as Daphne

Box office:

In its limited opening weekend, Fighting with My Family made $138,780 from four theaters, and a total of $196,841 over the four-day President’s Day weekend. In its wide release weekend, the film was released alongside How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World and was projected to gross $8–10 million from 2,500 theaters. It then made $2.6 million on its first day, including $450,000 from Thursday night. It went on to debut to $8 million, finishing fourth at the box office. In its second weekend of wide release, the film made $4.7 million, dropping 40% and finishing seventh.

Source: Wikipedia

Last score update: 3/14/19

Review Scores

  • Imdb - 7
  • Metacritics - 7
  • Rotten Tomatoes - 9
  • Audience Score - 8