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New York Times

Like its amiable, irresistible ménage, 'Fighting With My Family' softens its rougher edges with humor. It?s often broadly funny but never mean or patronizing; it takes the Knights, their eccentricities and quixotic aspirations seriously, but not enough to squelch the fun.

Read review Manohla Dargis
Entertainment Weekly

Most of the movie's narrative moves are as choreographed as any undercard match ? and the outcome as clearly forecast ? but the tears brought on by the movie?s last ten minutes of rhinestoned 'Rocky' triumph taste salty, and real.

Read review Leah Greenblatt
The Hollywood Reporter

'Fighting With My Family' reminds us several times that the sport is as much about charismatic storytelling as it is about skill. Judged by that standard, the film is far from belt-worthy.

Read review John DeFore
New York Post

Although the film is about Paige?s unlikely rise to TV stardom, what grabs us most is the eclectic Knight family running a scrappy professional wrestling gym on a shoestring.

Read review Johnny Oleksinski

'Fighting with My Family' doesn?t pull too many unexpected punches, but as someone who has never watched a split-second of wrestling in their life, the fact that I was engaged with this underdog story is a testament to the success of Merchant?s first solo directing effort.

Read review Kate Erbland