Jimmy King is in deep need of a trainer for the match, so he, Gordie, and Sean head to the residence of retired wrestler Sal Bandini, where he accepts becoming King's trainer. The film score makes extensive use of classical music, both diegetic and non-diegetic. Please fill your email to form below. The character of Sal Bandini is based on wrestlers Lou Thesz and Stu Hart. | We will send authorize code to your email. Stream Now Watch Ready to Rumble Full For Free on 123Movies released in 2000 year. Technical Specs, See agents for this cast & crew on IMDbPro, 8 Year Old Kid #2 The acting in this movie is just insane die hard wrestling fan based movie. Official Sites King's parents tell Gordie and Sean that King borrowed their mobile home and never returned it. " The A.V. | Genres: Action, Comedy, Drama Directed by Brian Robbins. A soundtrack for the film was released by Atlantic Records and 143 Records in both 'clean' and 'explicit' editions. Action, Comedy, Drama, Stars: " Chris Gramlich of Exclaim! Its consensus states, "Humor at its lowest that isn't funny for kids and is insulting to adults". Disclaimer: This site does not store any files on its server. (as Prince Iaukea), Disco Inferno Gordie sends letters to his father, a police officer who wanted Gordie to follow in his footsteps. (as Rey Mysterio Jr.), special effects technician / special effects, camera operator: "a" camera / steadicam operator, technical advisor: wrestling (as Chris 'Kanyon' Klucsarits), construction accountant (as Janine McEwen Newell). The Triple Cage was used by WCW only twice: first, at Slamboree 2000, Jeff Jarrett beat Diamond Dallas Page and David Arquette (defending the WCW World Heavyweight Championship) to win the title. Genres: , Roger Ebert said that the movie works best when focusing on the aspects of professional wrestling instead of the "wheezy prefab" Dumb and Dumber antics and felt there was misuse of both Platt and Landau, citing the former's comedic talents being wasted and having an actual wrestler in his place instead, and the latter being more suitable in dramatic works. The movie draws its title from ring announcer Michael Buffer's catchphrase, "Let's get ready to rumble!" Dimwitted sewage workers Gordie Boggs and Sean Dawkins watch their favorite wrestler, WCW World Heavyweight Champion Jimmy King cheated out of the title by Diamond Dallas Page, an evil WCW promoter named Titus Sinclair, and DDP's partners. Phil Tucker, Claudia Hoover, Lone Scherfig, Brian Robbins, Country: After the match, the duo expresses their rage while driving in their septic truck, resulting in a car crash with Gordie and Sean surviving. | Old School fits this movie for the Gen X scene. This attack on the boys prompts a change of heart for King where his passion for wrestling returns. " The Austin Chronicle's Marjorie Baumgarten agreed with the critics about the "asinine plot, premise, and performances" but admitted to laughing at a few moments that shows the film being honest with itself about its creation, concluding that, "Filled with lots of appearances by real wrestling stars, the movie seems a certain shoo-in among a certain demographic. USA, Copyright © 123Movies. "Siegfried's Funeral March" from Götterdämmerung by German composer Richard Wagner plays quietly in the background during King's initial discomfiture at the hands of Titus Sinclair, played by Joe Pantoliano, and Diamond Dallas Page. As Jimmy King comes up victorious and once again WCW World Heavyweight Champion, Titus gets beaten up by Sean and Gordie (as well as by the fans).  On Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the film has an average score of 23, based on 26 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews". (as Gorgeous George), Juventud Guerrero As the trio return to Gordie and Sean's home town in Wyoming to continue training, Gordie's father steps in and forces him to abandon his wrestling aspirations and join the police force. Sinclair then declares a Steel Cage match for the WCW World Heavyweight Championship plus a $1,000,000 cash prize, with the added stipulation that if King loses, he will never wrestle again. Two slacker wrestling fans are devastated by the ousting of their … Two slacker wrestling fans are devastated by the ousting of their favorite character by an unscrupulous promoter. Club's Nathan Rabin criticized the filmmakers for trying to satirize and indulge in the world of wrestling and ignore it for rehashed humor from films like The Wedding Singer and Mallrats, concluding that, "[I]n its attempts not to offend wrestling fans or the wrestlers who make brief, bland appearances, Ready To Rumble is plodding, obvious, toothless, and unfunny. While in WCW, he aligned himself with Diamond Dallas Page (despite Page being the movie's villain) and agreed (in storyline) to drop the title to him. Company Credits The duo finds King and becomes over-excited. The footage of the incident, which was shot over Savage's shoulder, can be seen in the blooper reel shown during the closing credits. At the hospital, Gordie overhears Sasha at a phone booth, where he learns that Sasha was working under the orders of Sinclair the entire time, therefore realizing his relationship with her was a total sham; Gordie breaks up with her as a result. Gordie writes that he will not join him in the police force, making him frustrated. With David Arquette, Oliver Platt, Scott Caan, Bill Goldberg. Filming & Production  BBC film reviewer Neil Smith commended the efforts of both Platt and Landau in their respective roles but felt the film overall was the typical Hollywood comedy, consisting of "oafish slapstick and lavatorial humour in place of genuine wit or imagination", concluding that it "has its moments, but ultimately feels just as bogus as the Lycra-clad charlatans it lionises. The trio proceeds to go on a road trip to the next WCW Nitro taping in New York City. This film is also notable for being the media debut of future wrestler John Cena, who makes an appearance as an extra in a scene taking place at a gym. He does, however, hold a huge party for King that wishes him luck in the Steel Cage match. (as Jason Kassin), Gorgeous George When DDP mocks Jimmy King on camera, King comes out of the port-a-potty and attacks him. "Brian Pillman Memorial Show Results from Cincinnati, OH - 05/25/00", by Mike I., DDTDigest.com, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ready_to_Rumble&oldid=983076480, Album articles lacking alt text for covers, Wikipedia articles with WorldCat-VIAF identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 12 October 2020, at 03:00. | The trio then heads to a local gym, where King meets his former partner, Bill Goldberg. "Fanfare for the Common Man" by Aaron Copland is featured as Jimmy King's theme music. Sean and King try to convince Gordie to get out of becoming a police officer, but he refuses. backhandedly called it "the best Hollywood wrestling movie since No Holds Barred", giving credit to Chris Kanyon's wrestling choreography, the various WCW performers and the contributions from both Landau and McGowan being the film's saving graces, concluding that, "While Ready to Rumble may at times make even the most ardent wrestling ashamed by its use of wrestling stereotypes (some even justified); it does make you laugh almost as often. Then that night, Sid Vicious and Perry Saturn attack Sal, hospitalizing him. After this event, Gordie believes that the car crash was supposed to happen and that they should make Jimmy King once again the World Heavyweight Champion. (as Disco Inferno), Rey Mysterio Jr. All contents are provided by non-affiliated third parties. Goldberg later asks King to re-team with him, but announces his new partner will be Gordie and their manager will be Sean. Gordie asks a friend to find out where King lives, and they go to an unexpected-looking neighborhood where they find King's estranged wife and his parents. Almost. He eventually lost the title in the main event of Slamboree involving the three-tiered cage seen in Ready to Rumble, pitting himself against Page and Jeff Jarrett, which ended when he turned on Page and allowed Jarrett to win.
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