The Iron Claw

Lists: Drama

Brief Synopsis: "The true story of the inseparable Von Erich brothers, who made history in the intensely competitive world of professional wrestling in the early 1980s. Through tragedy and triumph, under the shadow of their domineering father and coach, the brothers seek larger-than-life immortality on the biggest stage in sports."

Overall Ranking: 900 (Rank from 2023: # 18)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 50%
Regular 33.33%
Half-Popped 16.67%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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MaddWolfMatt90 - Durkin’s deft handling of these events turns public tragedy into a searing meditation on familial bonds and the limits of a certain type of masculinity.
(full review)
Keith And The Movies88(full review)
Brittani Burnham of Rambling Film85(full review)
Mountanto80(full review)
Le Anne of Tinsel And Tine75(full review)
Silver Screen Riot Matt Oakes64(full review)

People Involved

  • Zac Efron (Kevin Von Erich)
  • Harris Dickinson (David Von Erich)
  • Jeremy Allen White (Kerry Von Erich)
  • Holt McCallany (Fritz Von Erich)
  • Lily James (Pam)
  • Maura Tierney (Doris)
  • Stanley Simons (Mike Von Erich)
  • Cazzey Louis Cereghino (Bruiser Brody)
  • Kevin Anton (Harley Race)
  • Maxwell Friedman (Lance Von Erich)
  • Brady Pierce (Michael Hayes)
  • Aaron Dean Eisenberg (Ric Flair)
  • Ryan Nemeth (Gino Hernandez)
  • Chad Governale (Gary Hart)
  • Michael Harney (Bill Mercer)
  • Jim Gleason (Doctor)
  • Chavo Guerrero Jr. (The Sheik Ed Farhat)
  • Alyssa Matthews ()
  • Leo Franich (Ross Von Erich)
  • Sam Franich (Marshall Von Erich)
  • Cassidy OReilly (Training partner)