The Main Event (2020)

The Main Event (2020)

The Main Event (2020)

With the help of a magical mask, an 11-year-old wrestling fan pursues his dream of becoming a WWE superstar.

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The Main Event (2020) / Reviews

Variety

Variety

It’s nowhere near the quality of last year’s word-of-mouth sensation from the same studio, “Fighting With My Family,” but dispenses heartening commentary to its target market about the power of dreaming big and harnessing your own authentic strengths.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

This reviewer assembled a crack team to expertly sniff out the truth of “The Main Event”: two kids the age of the movie’s protagonist. It didn’t pass their smell test.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

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.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

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. Karas balances the movie’s clowning with a human story, while showing empathy for childhood growing pains.

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