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Grunt! The Wrestling Movie (1985)

A documentary crew sets out to unravel one of professional wrestling's most closely guarded secrets: is former champion "Mad Dog" Joe DeCurso now wrestling as The Mask?

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Allan Holzman

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Allan Holzman (story), Tony Randel (story) (as Anthony Randel) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Magic Schwarz Magic Schwarz ... Mad Dog Joe DeCurso (as Greg 'Magic' Schwarz)
Steve Strong Steve Strong ... The Mask (as Steven Cepello)
Marilyn Dodds Frank Marilyn Dodds Frank ... Lola
Lydie Denier ... Angel Face
Robert Glaudini ... Dr. Tweed
Jeff Dial Jeff Dial ... Director
Bill Grant Bill Grant ... Captain Carnage
Dick Murdoch Dick Murdoch ... Grunt Brother
Richard Beyer Richard Beyer ... Grunt Brother
Wally George Wally George ... Himself
Emmanuel Shipov Emmanuel Shipov ... Dick Kopf (as Emanuel Shipow)
Frank Collison ... Charlie Stroll
Adrian Street Adrian Street ... Himself
Miss Linda Miss Linda ... Herself
Steven Pudenz Steven Pudenz ... Plastic Surgeon (as Steve Pudenz)
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Storyline

A documentary crew sets out to unravel one of professional wrestling's most closely guarded secrets: is former champion "Mad Dog" Joe DeCurso now wrestling as The Mask?

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 November 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

American Mad Dog See more »

Company Credits

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New World Pictures See more »
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Mono

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Color (Technicolor)
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Debut feature film of actor Frank Collison¨. See more »

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References Citizen Kane (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Do You Wanna Dance
Performed by Pink Plastic
Written by Susan Justin and Michael Reid
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Pretty funny.
12 October 2019 | by OrangieTooDopeSee all my reviews

I'm surprised that I never heard of this movie before. Even though it's about wrestling, you don't need to like or even know anything about wrestling to enjoy it. There are a few things that don't make sense though. Georgia Wrestling having all it's title matches in California. The commissioner saying there will be 10 guys in the battle royale(and posters saying the same), then there were 12 guys in it. And being able to pin guys in a battle royale, not to mention the guy who goes under the bottom rope and is out. But those little details don't hurt the over all movie.


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