Russell Madness

Synopsis: 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.
Genre: Family
Director(s): Robert Vince
Production: Fox
92 min

They say courage is found

in unlikely places.

This is the story of

how I conquered my fears

to become part of the greatest

tag team wrestling duo

of all time.

And finally got

what I always wanted...

a family.

Oh, no, that's not me.

That's me, Russell.

The Jack Russell Terrier.

Every story begins somewhere.

And every dog has his day.

Some would say I come

from humble beginnings.

We'd spend our days vying

for the attention of kids

to take us home and make us

part of their families.

There was me. I used

to be a real scaredy-dog.

This is Russell.

Aw, he's so cute.

- Oh, pee pee.

- Oh, sorry.

Russell doesn't usually do this.

He's normally a very

sweet puppy if you just...

Just give him a chance.

I always did this.

Oh... Russell, you have to stop

peeing on all the customers.

Or you'll never find a family.

What are you scared of, anyway?

It was a good question.

That was just the way I was.

And the way I figured it,

I was going to stay

that way forever.

But little did I know,

my luck was about to change,

when the Ferraro family

moved back to Portland.

- Here we are.

- Great!

Well, this is it.

That's Nate, Colleen,

their son, Max

and daughter, Lena.

And that's the legendary,

totally awesome,

Ferraro Wrestling arena.


- Oh!

- Whoa!

Here we go.



Max, wait for us

before you go inside.


"The strongest tag team

is family."


' - Ooh!

This place rocks.

If you like the Stone Age.

And the greatest

wrestler of all time.

The great Maximiliano

Ferraro II enters...

Okay, I know this

sounds crazy, but

I can feel your Papa

Maximiliano's presence here.

- Really?

- Yeah.

Maximiliano bounces

off the ropes

and takes the evil Crusher

down with a clothes line.

I wish we could just

give the building a face lift

- and flip it, you know?

- Oh, no, no. It's so nostalgic.

What's "stolgic"?

Yeah. See.

He pits the Crusher and...

Come on, Nate.

We're finally going to get some

quality family time, remember?

No more 12-hour-days

at the office.

He wins the belt!

He did it!

Max, honey.


Looks exactly how

I remember it as a kid.

Well, your papa definitely

had a particular taste.

Yeah, it's called

"mid-century Guido".


all Papa said

in his will was... yes...

"Return our profit

within one year

and the building is

ours to sell."

Then we can all go

back to San Diego,

and forget that this

ever happened.

"Ferraro Wrestling."

You dropped your dolly.

Where did you get that?

I think it's the monkey's.

Lena, when are

you going to grow up?

I'm only six and a half, Max.

I see you found

the costume room.

I knew it wouldn't take you

too long.


My grandma taught me to sew

on a machine just like this.

I never thought I'd get

to use them again.

They don't make them anymore.

These old costumes

are pretty great.


Now that was a tiny wrestler.


I'm going to check on the kids.


Oh, no, no, no, no.

Oh, no, no, no, no, no.

No, I'm sorry. I'm sorry.

You don't want him unless

you get covered in...

Come on, honey, let's go.

- Derek take him.

- Sure, boss.

Come here, little guy.

It is okay. You're okay.

Guess what?

It's Russell's anniversary.

He's no longer a puppy,

which means

he's pound bound.

Oh, boy, you're in trouble.

What's the pound?

It's a place where rejects go,

because no family wants them.

No family wants me?

But that's all I want,

is a family.

Russell, if I were you,

I'd get out of here

as fast as I could.

You got to give him

another chance.

Let's face it.

Russell's the runt and he's had

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