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Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by n8wilk, Jun 8, 2008.

  1. n8wilk

    n8wilk Guest

    is on ESPN Classic right now. Is there any other movie about high school wrestling? And is this one worth watching from the beginning? I've actually never seen it.
  2. Norman Stansfield

    Norman Stansfield Active Member

    Fucking GREAT movie.

    I have 'Only The Young' on my workout list on my iPod.
  3. Watch it. That's an order.

    Great fucking movie. It's the reason I wrestled in high school, albeit poorly.

    Great fucking use of the song, Lunatic Fringe, as well.
  4. John

    John Well-Known Member

    The Pele speech is outstanding. Overall I give the movie a B, but it has some A+ scenes.
  5. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Worst. Movie. Evar.
  6. Lieslntx

    Lieslntx Active Member

    Ignore Zeke and watch the movie.
  7. Rambler

    Rambler Member

    A truly terrific movie.
  8. Norman Stansfield

    Norman Stansfield Active Member

    Funny to think Kuch went on to be the preppy heart throb in Sixteen Candles.
  9. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Yes it is.
  10. Norman Stansfield

    Norman Stansfield Active Member

    I wonder what Chute looks like these days.

    Back then he was an animal.
  11. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    Anybody here read the book? It was my favorite book when I was in high school.
  12. lantaur

    lantaur Well-Known Member

    I remember watching that movie with a buddy in my basement when I was like 17 and there was some scene where Matthew Modine said something to Linda Fiorentino and my friend made some kind of typical teenage male sexist comment. Unbenownst to us, my dad was at the steps and right on cue said "Is that right?" or something to that extent, which both scared the hell out of us and slightly embarrassed us at the same point.

    That's about the extent of the movie that I remember, except for that Madonna video.
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