Man on the Moon

Man on the Moon is a biographical movie on the late comedian <a href="/name/nm0001412?ref_=tt_stry_pl">Andy Kaufman</a>. Kaufman, along with his role on <a href="/title/tt0077089?ref_=tt_stry_pl">Taxi</a> (1978), was famous for being the self-declared Intergender Wrestling Champion of the world. After beating women time and time again, <a href="/name/nm0492476?ref_=tt_stry_pl">Jerry Lawler</a> (who plays himself in the movie), a professional wrestler, got tired of seeing all of this and decided to challenge Kaufman to a match. In most of the matches the two had, Lawler prevailed with the piledriver, which is a move by spiking an opponent head-first into the mat. One of the most famous moments in this feud was in the early 80s when Kaufman threw coffee on Lawler on <a href="/title/tt0083441?ref_=tt_stry_pl">Late Night with David Letterman</a> (1982), got into fisticuffs with Lawler, and proceeded to sue NBC.
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