American Wrestler: The Wizard

Synopsis: 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.
Genre: Drama, Sport
117 min


Act like it.

'Stick your nose in the books,

keep a low profile'

'and you're gonna

get along just fine. '

that's it.

You get one free pass.

Thank you, sir.

Good luck to you, son.

Mom, please don't

do this right now. Please.

Kristi, you know

what our deal was.

You keep your grades up,

you keep the car.

'Mom. '

I, I'll study harder,

i know I can do better.

- 'Please. '

- 'Never. '

'you're into ucla

with a "c" in French. '

this will pay for a tutor

for the rest of the year.

- Hi.

- Hi.

Mm, these are our specials

for today.

I'm not hungry.

Okay. Um, can I get you

something to drink then?

How 'bout I just let you

think about it?

You don't have

to sell your car.


I- i heard you outside

with your mother.

You were eavesdropping?

What is eavesdropping?

Listening to other people's


Oh, yes, I was eavesdropping.

That's really creepy.

Wait, i-i could get you

an "a" in French.

I- i could be your tutor.

- For what?

- For what?

So you can go to college.

No, I mean, like, for what,

like, how much would it cost me?

No comprende, senor.

I see I have my work

cut out for me.

No, nothing. I said,

it will cost you nothing.

'You need help, I can help.

Simple as that. '

Let me think about it.


You let this thing

go to hell, man.

When was the last time

you used it?

Seven years ago.

When we took that trip

to San Francisco.

Huh. That was

over ten years.

1966. I remember the red head.

Oh-oh-oh-oh. Estefani.

Estefani, that's right!

Estefani! Oh-ho!

She was some dish.

I wonder what happened to her.

Don't use the word "dish".

Nobody uses the word

"dish" anymore.

'It just sound old. '

Alidad. Come here.

Pasha, this is alidad.

My sister's son.

'She get him out

of Iran because he was'

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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