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Russell Madness (2015)

PG | | Family | 10 May 2015 (Germany)
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When a man inherits his grandfather's arena, he and his family try to restore the family wrestling business with the help of a talking monkey, and their star attraction, a wrestling dog.

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Robert Vince

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Aaron Brooks (screenplay), Kirsten Hansen (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Giambrone ... Russell (voice)
David Milchard ... Nate
Steve Richmond ... Older Max
Jesse Reid ... Derek
Ameko Eks Mass Carroll ... Young Boy
Michael P. Northey ... Andrew (as Michael Northey)
Kate Reinders ... Colleen
Will Sasso ... Hunk (voice)
Mckenna Grace ... Lena
Mason Vale Cotton ... Max
Kaitlyn Maher ... Grace
James Crescenzo James Crescenzo ... Maximiliano
Milton McConville Milton McConville ... Young Nate
Fred Willard ... TJ
Charles Robinson ... Mike (as Charlie Robinson)
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Storyline

RUSSELL MADNESS tells the story of Russell, an undersized but big-hearted terrier who dreams of having a family of his own. After running away from his pet store, Russell gets taken in by The Ferraros, a family desperate to revive their grandfather's pro wrestling arena. That's when they discover their new pet pooch has incredible wrestling skills. With help from his coach, Hunk, a savvy and hilarious monkey, Russell rockets to the top of the pro wrestling world and becomes a famous sports superstar. But when a dishonest promoter double-crosses the Ferraros, Russell will face his biggest challenge and discover that the strongest tag team is family.

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boy | dog | wrestling | See All (3) »

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The strongest tag team is family.

Genres:

Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some rude humor and sports action | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 May 2015 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

El perro luchador See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$43,288
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Air Bud Entertainment See more »
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The filmmakers reuse roughly 4-6 different shots of the monkey character throughout the film, such as when the monkey raises his arm. To save money, these shots were slowed down, sped up, and also recut in order to make it seem like Hunk was doing more things than he actually was. See more »

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You Can Make It Reprise
Lyrics by Gregory Prechel, Music by Gregory Prechel and Brahm Wenger
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One crazy movie
22 March 2015 | by cekadahSee all my reviews

It's a Jack Russell Terrier wrestling movie! And it is so stupid you will love it!!!!

A Jack Russell wrestler, and a monkey wrestling trainer! You can't go wrong with this setup. Russell takes down big human muscle hunks and wins the heart of all.

There's not too much that can be reviewed about this silly but fun flick. It's perfect for family viewing or just good laughs with friends who want an easy light movie for entertainment.

The acting is best by the dog and the monkey! And you will recognize some well known names and faces from television in the supporting cast.


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