The Wrestler - similar movie recommendations

The Wrestler (2008)

An old wrestler tries to rectify past mistakes by getting a full-time job, trying to reconcile with his daughter, and working on pursuing the woman he’s interested in.

IMDb7.7 (202,409 ratings)
DirectorDarren Aronofsky
CastMickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood, Mark Margolis
Country United States
Rotten Tomatoes98%

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3. Michael Clayton (2007-09-28)

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