Our look into the films that inspired Logan continues once again with a look at the 2008 film, The Wrestler from Darren Aronofsky.

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THE WRESTLER

Aging wrestler Randy “The Ram” Robinson (Mickey Rourke) is long past his prime but still ready and rarin’ to go on the pro-wrestling circuit. After a particularly brutal beating, however, Randy hangs up his tights, pursues a serious relationship with a long-in-the-tooth stripper (Marisa Tomei), and tries to reconnect with his estranged daughter (Evan Rachel Wood). But he can’t resist the lure of the ring and readies himself for a comeback.


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  1. B Wilkers
    April 28, 2017 at 2:09 am — Reply

    I dunno if you guys do alot of reading but there is a fantasy/western novel called Red Country by Joe Abercrombie that is very simular to Logan that you guys should check out.

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