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'The Wrestler'

After retiring from wrestling due to a heart condition, Randy "The Ram" Robinson (Mickey Rourke) is reduced to working behind a supermarket deli counter. The deli scenes are both some of the film's funniest and saddest. Robinson plays around with customers, tossing them egg salad containers like football passes and making jokes. However, things go south when a patron recognizes him as "the old wrestler from the '80s," leading Robinson to make a fateful decision about his future.Niko Tavernise / Fox Searchlight