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A pair of sewage-truck drivers attempt to rescue the tarnished reputation of their favorite pro wrestler in this comedy from Varsity Blues director Brian Robbins. Gordie Boggs (David Arquette) and Sean Dawkins (Scott Caan) live vicariously through superstar grappler Jimmy King (Oliver Platt). But when King's manager (Joe Pantoliano), in a fit of ego, arranges to have his client dethroned to make way for the next hot property, the guys hatch a plan to force a rematch. The only problem is, their no-good hero has sunk into a black hole of self-pity and liquor. Enlisting the help of old-time trainer Sal (Martin Landau) to whip "The King" into shape, Gordie and Sean run afoul of Gordie's father, who wants his son to settle down and become a cop like him. Meanwhile, curvaceous Sasha (Rose McGowan) moves in on Gordie, but has ulterior motives. So does The King's son (Tait Smith), who's willing to put his girth to good use in order to exact revenge on his dad for abandoning him. Ready to Rumble features a large cast of real-life WCW wrestlers portraying themselves. McGowan and Arquette previously appeared together in Wes Craven's Scream. Lewis Arquette, the star's father, also appears alongside his son as he did in Scream 2. ~ Brian J. Dillard, Rovi

  • Release date:April 7, 2000

Crew

Brian Robbins
Director
Herbert W. Gains
Producer
Bobby Newmyer
Producer
Jeffrey Silver
Producer
Steven Brill
Screenwriter
Buzz Feitshans IV
Cinematographer
Clark Mathis
Cinematographer
Alex Van Halen
Songwriter
Dexter Holland
Songwriter
Eddie Van Halen
Songwriter
Kid Rock
Songwriter
Tommy Lee
Songwriter
John Houlihan
Musical Direction/Supervision
Leor Dimant
Songwriter
Nikki Sixx
Songwriter
Mick Mars
Songwriter
Vince Neil
Songwriter
George S. Clinton
Composer (Music Score)
George S. Clinton
Songwriter
Ned Bastille
Editor
Cindy Mollo
Editor
Jaymes Hinkle
Production Designer
Alan Muraoka
Art Director
Scott Strauss
Co-producer
John Gatins
Co-producer
Susan E. Novick
Associate Producer
Mike Tollin
Executive Producer
Steven E. Reuther
Executive Producer
Mark Poll
Set Designer
Carla Curry
Set Designer
Carol Ramsey
Costume Designer
Carla Curry
Set Decorator
Ed Novick
Sound/Sound Designer
Oscar Mitt
Sound/Sound Designer
Benjamin Rosenberg
First Assistant Director
Scott Workman
Stunts
John Cenatiempo
Stunts
Lane Leavitt
Stunts
Joe Bucaro III
Stunts
Marci Liroff
Casting
Margaret Liu
First Assistant Editor
Marina Marit
Costume/Wardrobe
John Hinkle
Painter
Josephine Nericcio
Assistant Sound Editor
Jeff Lingle
Assistant Music Editor
Helena Lea
Music Editor
Hilary Schroeder
First Assistant Editor
James Reedy
Special Effects Foreman
Jeri Baker
Hair Styles
Joe Gareri
Visual Effects
Joel Kramer
Second Unit Director
Joel Kramer
Stunts Coordinator
Michael Broomberg
Foley Artist
Pamela March
First Assistant Editor
Robin Luce
Makeup
David Grimaldi
Sound Effects Editor
David Sosalla
Visual Effects
Elizabeth Kenton
Supervising ADR Editor
Herbert W. Gains
Unit Production Manager
Susan E. Novick
Second Unit Director
Bob Wiatr
Digital Effects Compositor
Buzz Feitshans IV
Second Unit Director
Buzz Feitshans IV
Second Unit Director Of Photography
Brian Hanable
Digital Effects Compositor
Bryan Ashford
Dolly Grip
Bryan Booth
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