Suplexing the Silver Screen: Kulture Shocked’s Look at Wrestlers in Film

Posted in The Screening Room by - April 01, 2016

While wrestlers make take to the ring on a weekly basis, whenever they take to the silver screen, it’s always a spectacle. Since Wrestlemania falls in the month of April, we figured it was high time to take a look at what happened when wrestlers are cast in the lead role in films. From Ready to Rumble to Russell Madness, we span the gamut of genres and leave no stone unturned for our look at wrestlers in films. 


Week 1 (1st – 2nd)

Friday: The Rundown

Saturday: Condemned 2


Week 2 (3rd – 9th)

Tuesday: Legendary

Wednesday: Blade: Trinity

Friday: See No Evil

Saturday: See No Evil 2


Week 3 (10th – 16th)

Tuesday: Race to Witch Mountain

Wednesday: G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Friday: Russell Madness

Saturday: 12 Rounds 3: Lockdown


Week 4 (17th – 23rd)

Monday Kulturecast: The Wrestler

Tuesday: Roaring Fire

Wednesday: Bending the Rules

Thursday Kulturecast: Hell Comes to Frogtown

Friday: The Reunion

Saturday: Damage


Week 5 (24th – 30th)

Monday Kulturecast: Tooth Fairy

Tuesday: Leprechaun: Origins

Wednesday: The Marine 3: Homefront

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Chris Stachiw is the Editor-in-Chief and co-host of the Kulturecast. He's a native Californian with a penchant for sarcasm and a taste for the cinematic bizarre. You'll often find him wandering the wasteland of Nebraska searching for the meaning of life and possibly another rare Pokemon.
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