R | | Drama, Sport
A faded professional wrestler must retire, but finds his quest for a new life outside the ring a dispiriting struggle.
The first scene of Randy working the deli counter was improvised. When real customers kept walking up to the counter during filming, Darren Aronofsky told Mickey Rourke to take their orders while the camera would continue rolling. Also improvised were all of the backstage ... ...
It's an endless parade of horny housewives begging for your man meat.
Upon being discharged from the hospital, Randy receives a note from the promoter. In the note, the word "your" is used incorrectly in the sentence "Your a warrior". The correct usage would have been the contraction for "you are" which is "you're".
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