American Wrestler: The Wizard (2017)

Rated PG-13 (MPAA) 117 min. 2017

In this inspiring tale based on true events, 17-year-old Ali Jahani is a newcomer to a small California town, where he stands out as different in an unwelcoming community. Living with his embittered uncle, the boy faces a mountain of adversity everywhere he turns. Rejected by everyone but determined to fit in, he joins the school's floundering wrestling team. With a chance to change how others see him, Ali must step up and learn to be a hero.

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Director: Alex Ranarivelo

Writer: Brian Rudnick

Cast: William Fichtner, Jon Voight, Ali Afshar, Lia Marie Johnson and Gabriel Basso

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