This holiday season is about family and wrestling. Written and directed by Sean Durkin, The Iron Claw comes to theaters Christmas weekend on December 22. The Iron Claw follows the true story of the inseparable Von Erich brothers with Zac Efron, Jeremy Allen White, and Harris Dickinson leading the cast. The film takes place during the early 1980s and chronicles the history of the brothers’ professional wrestling career as one of the most renowned dynasties and their heartbreaking personal lives that fueled their success.

After you watch The Iron Claw in theaters, here are 8 movies and series to check out next featuring the cast of The Iron Claw.

The Affair (2014-2019) – Maura Tierney (Doris Von Erich)

Who else is in it: Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Julia Goldani Telles, Jadon Sand, Joshua Jackson, Jake Siciliano, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Omar Metwally, Leya Catlett, Sanaa Lathan, Kaija Matiss

Synopsis: “A struggling novelist and a young waitress strike up an extramarital relationship that promises to forever change the course of their lives.”

Where to watch: Fubo, Paramount+, Showtime

Angelfish (2019) – Stanley Simons (Mike Von Erich)

Who else is in it: Jimi Stanton, Princess Nokia, Erin Davie, Rosie Berrido, Sebastian Chacon, Sandy Tejada, Claire McClanahan

Synopsis: “The Bronx. 1993. A young couple from two completely different worlds, fall in love over a summer that reshapes their lives and the way they view the future ahead of them.”

Where to watch: Freevee, Tubi

The Bear (2022 – ) – Jeremy Allen White (Kerry Von Erich)

Who else is in it: Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Ayo Edebiri, Lionel Boyce, Liza Colón-Zayas, Abby Elliott, Matty Matheson, Edwin Lee Gibson, Corey Hendrix, Oliver Platt, Richard Esteras, Jose M. Cervantes

Synopsis: “A young chef from the fine dining world returns to Chicago to run his family’s sandwich shop.”

Where to watch: Hulu

The Deuce (2017-2019) – Aaron Dean Eisenberg (Ric Flair)

Who else is in it: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Margarita Levieva, Emily Meade, Daniel Sauli, Chris Bauer, Chris Coy, Michael Rispoli, David Krumholtz, Olivia Luccardi, Mustafa Shakir, Andrea-Rachel Parker, Dominique Fishback

Synopsis: “A look at life in New York City during the 1970s and ’80s, when porn and prostitution were rampant in Manhattan.”

Where to watch: Max

The Greatest Beer Run Ever (2022) – Zac Efron (Kevin Von Erich)

Who else is in it: Russell Crowe, Jake Picking, Kyle Allen, Archie Renaux, Will Ropp, Will Hochman, Matt Cook

Synopsis: “A man’s story of leaving New York in 1967 to bring beer to his childhood buddies in the Army while they are fighting in Vietnam.”

Where to watch: Apple TV+

Nightmare Alley (2021) – Holt McCallany (Fritz Von Erich)

Who else is in it: Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette, Willem Dafoe, Richard Jenkins, Rooney Mara, Ron Perlman, Mary Steenburgen, David Strathairn, Mark Povinelli, Peter MacNeill

Synopsis: “A grifter working his way up from low-ranking carnival worker to lauded psychic medium matches wits with a psychologist bent on exposing him.”

Where to watch: Hulu, FX Now

Triangle of Sadness (2022) – Harris Dickinson (David Von Erich)

Who else is in it: Thobias Thorwid, Charlbi Dean, Vicki Berlin, Dolly De Leon, Woody Harrelson, Zlatko Buric, Jean-Christophe Folly, Sunnyi Melles

Synopsis: “A fashion model celebrity couple join an eventful cruise for the super-rich.”

Where to watch: Hulu

What’s Love Got to Do with It? (2022) – Lily James (Pam Adkisson)

Who else is in it: Mim Shaikh, Iman Boujelouah, Emma Thompson, Pakiza Baig, Jeff Mirza, Shabana Azmi, Shazad Latif, Ben Ashenden, Asim Chaudhry

Synopsis: “In London, an award-winning film-maker documents her best friend’s journey into an assisted marriage in line with his family’s Pakistani heritage. In the process, she challenges her own attitude towards relationships.”

Where to watch: Hulu


Amber Dover is a multimedia journalist with over a decade writing about pop culture. Cat mom with a deep love of horror, you can follow Amber at @Glambergirlblog on Instagram and X.

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