Photo of Dick Dick "The Bruiser" Afflis


The Wrestler

1974 NR

Edward Asner stars as a dedicated promoter who fights to keep corruption off the mat in this campy but classic homage to professional wrestling of the 1970s. Highlights include appearances by real-life wrestlers Dick "The Bruiser" Afflis, Reginald "The Crusher" Lisowski, Verne Gagne, Don Muraco, Dusty Rhodes and Billy Robinson. Also featured is a cameo by wrestling promoter and WWF founder Vince McMahon.