Fighting with My Family
(Fighting with My Family) is a British-American dramatic comedy written and directed by Stephen Merchant, released in 2019. The film is taken from a true story, the one of the Knight family whose members, from father to daughter, are all professional wrestlers made famous thanks to WWE Raw
In the world of English wrestling, the Knight family is famous because everyone is a professional wrestler. The father, Patrick alias “Rowdy Ricky” is a former gangster who married Julia, nicknamed “Sweet Saraya” in the ring, who shares with him his passion for wrestling.When their children Paige and Zak are spotted by the WWE to become professional wrestlers, it is the dream of the whole family that seems to be able to come true. But the relationship between the brother and his sister will be put to the test, both competing to the point of becoming rivals in the ring.
Fighting with My Family premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival on January 28, 2019. It was released in the United States on February 14, 2019, in select Theatres. It received a wide release on February 22, 2019, in the United States, and was released on February 27, 2019, in the United Kingdom
As of April 21, 2019, Fighting with My Family has grossed $22.9 million in the United States and Canada, and $15.6 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $38.5 million, against a production budget of $11 million.
In its limited opening weekend, Fighting with My Family made $138,780 from four Theaters, and a total of $196,841 over the four-day President’s Day weekend. In its wide release weekend, the film was released alongside How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World and was Projected to Gross $8–10 million from 2,500 Theaters. It then made $2.6 million on its first day, including $450,000 from Thursday night. It Went on to debut to $8 million, Finishing Fourth at the box office. In its second weekend of wide release, the film made $4.7 million, dropping 40% and Finishing Seventh