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The Main Event (2020)

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When 11-year-old Leo Thompson (Seth Carr) discovers a magical wrestling mask that grants him super strength, he uses it to enter a WWE competition. With the support of his grandmother (Tichina Arnold), Leo will do whatever it takes to achieve his dream of becoming a WWE Superstar. Can one kid win it all, in the face of epic challengers in the ring? Directed by Jay Karas, THE MAIN EVENT co-stars Adam Pally, Ken Marino, and features WWE Superstars Kofi Kingston, The Miz and Sheamus.

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Cast

Lucie Guest
as Ms. Cartwright
Donna Benedicto
as Announcer
Mike Mizanin
as Seth Car
Paul Lazenby
as Lord Copperhead
Russell J. Roberts
as Estate Administrator
Shiraine Haas
as Reporter
Matt Polinsky
as Corey Graves
Nevin Burkholder
as Barbarian Wrestler
Scott Henson
as Red Singlet Wrestler
Erik Tuzinsky
as The Slovakian Slammer
Arkie Kandola
as Director
Amy Ambrosio
as Reporter #1
Nicholas Dohy
as Superfan
Tom MacNeill
as Wrestling Crowd Fan
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Critic Reviews for The Main Event

All Critics (19) | Top Critics (6)

Fitfully amusing and doggedly heartwarming, albeit in ways you can see coming a mile off.

April 12, 2020 | Full Review…
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It's not about the hard work that's intrinsic with all of wrestling, so much as the WWE's open willingness to sacrifice its core values for lazy family-friendly amusement.

April 10, 2020 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

Even though the feature contains healthy messages about proving one's mettle using wit and wisdom, it sags far too frequently.

April 10, 2020 | Full Review…

"The Main Event" is harmless, sure, but it's also completely disposable. By the final 3-count, it has already disappeared.

April 10, 2020 | Rating: C | Full Review…

"The Main Event," sadly, never gets off the mat.

April 10, 2020 | Full Review…

"The Main Event" is a light comedy that takes the joys of a real WWE match - the escapism, the performance - and gives them a kid-centric spin.

April 10, 2020 | Full Review…

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