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Apr 082019
 

FLORENCE PUGH, LENA HEADEY, NICK FROST, JACK LOWDEN, VINCE VAUGHN AND DWAYNE JOHNSON STAR IN THE HILARIOUS AND INSPIRATIONAL TRUE STORY

 

FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY

 

AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL APRIL 30, 2019

AND ON BLU-RAY, DVD AND ON DEMAND MAY 14, 2019

 

ALL-NEW DIRECTOR’S CUT

 

“BURSTING WITH COMEDY AND EMOTION…AN ABSOLUTE KNOCKOUT”

RICHARD TRENHOLM, CNET

 

Family is worth fighting for in the inspiring underdog story, Fighting With My Family, arriving on Digital April 30, 2019 and on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand May 14, 2019 from Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures (MGM) and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Set in the competitive world of wrestling, Fighting With My Family is “a wonderful film about finding strength through family and believing in yourself” (Erik Davis, Fandango), brought to life with an electric performance from Florence Pugh (Lady Macbeth), and supported by hilarious and heartfelt performances from Lena Headey (“Game of Thrones”), Jack Lowden (Mary Queen of Scots), Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead), Vince Vaughn (Swingers), and Dwayne Johnson (Fast and Furious franchise), who also produced the film.

Written and directed by Emmy Award® winner Stephen Merchant (“The Office”), Fighting With My Family is a heartwarming comedy based on the incredible true story of WWE Superstar Paige™ (Pugh). Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak (Lowden) are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her family and face this new, cut-throat world alone. Paige’s journey pushes her to dig deep, fight for her family, and ultimately prove to the world that what makes her different is the very thing that can make her a star.

 

A “genuinely inspiring” (Nick Allen, RogerEbert.com) film that will make audiences gleam, Fighting With My Family Director’s Cut, on Blu-ray™ and DVD comes with action-packed bonus features that invite viewers into the world of wrestling and take a deeper dive into Paige’s real larger-than-life family. The Blu-ray combo pack also includes a Director’s Cut filled with new and extended scenes not seen in theaters.

Seven Bucks Productions’ Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia served as producers on the film with Hiram Garcia serving as executive producer. Kevin Misher of Misher Films produced alongside WWE Studios and Michael Luisi in association with The Ink Factory. Other executive producers are Daniel Battsek, Tracey Josephs and David Kosse for Film4, Rhodri Thomas (The Ink Factory) and Andy Berman (Misher Films). Film4, who developed the project from its inception, co-financed the film with The Ink Factory.

 

BONUS EXCLUSIVE TO BLU-RAYTM

  • Director’s Cut

 

BONUS FEATURES on BLU-RAYTM AND DVD

  • Deleted & Extended Scenes
  • Gag Reel
  • A Family’s Passion: A Making Of – Go behind-the-scenes to see how the cast and filmmakers tell the story of this family’s passion for wrestling, their ambition for fame and success, and their undying love for one another.
  • Learning the Moves – Discover how the cast, professional wrestlers and filmmakers brought the wrestling to life.
  • Feature Commentary Writer/Director Stephen Merchant

 

 

 

FILMMAKERS:

Cast: Florence Pugh, Lena Headey, Nick Frost, Jack Lowden with Vince Vaughn and Dwayne Johnson

Casting By: Shaheen Baig

Music Supervisor: Sarah Bridge

Music By: Vik Sharma featuring Graham Coxon

Costume Designer: Matthew Price

Hair and Make-Up Designer: Claire Whiteley

Edited By: Nancy Richardson, ASC

Production Designer: Nick Palmer

Director of Photography: Remi Adefarasin, BSC

Co-Producers: Jamie Elliot, Ralph E. Portillo, Sarada McDermott

Executive Producers: Andy Berman, Hiram Garcia, Daniel Battsek, Tracey Josephs, David Kosse, Rhodri Thomas

Produced By: Kevin Misher, Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Stephen Merchant, Michael J. Luisi

Written and Directed By: Stephen Merchant

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY:

Street Date: May 14, 2019

Selection Number: 61202306/ 61203193 (CDN)

Layers: BD 50

Aspect Ratio: 16:9 2.40:1 Widescreen

Rating: Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual material, language throughout, some violence and drug content.

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish Subtitles

Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, English Dolby Digital 2.0, French DTS Digital Surround 5.1

Run Time: 1 Hour and 48 Minutes

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD:

Street Date: May 14, 2019

Selection Number: 61202305 / 61203192 (CDN)

Layers: DVD 9

Aspect Ratio: 16:9 2.40:1 Anamorphic Widescreen

Rating: Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual material, language throughout, some violence and drug content.

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish Subtitles

Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, English Dolby Digital 2.0, French DTS Digital Surround 5.1

Run Time: 1 Hour and 48 Minutes

 

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