PG-13 | | Drama, Sport
In 1980, a teenage boy escapes the unrest in Iran only to face more hostility in America, due to the hostage crisis. Determined to fit in, he joins the school's floundering wrestling team.
Jon Voigt's character shares a name with a character from The Simpsons (1989): Principal Skinner.
When the hero fights the dragon, is he worried about hurting the beast? No. He takes his sword and drives it straight into its heart, and the crowd loves him for it.
At the State tournament, the Cage Fighter logo can be seen on the back of Roman Knox's singlet. Cage Fighter apparel was not available in 1980 as it was not founded until 2007.
English, Persian, French, Spanish