"First Match" is a 2018 American drama film directed by Olivia Newman.
The starring cast includes Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Colman Domingo, Jharrel Jerome, Jared Kemp, Elvire Emanuelle, Allen Maldonado, Kim Ramirez, Mugga, Kamika Desrosiers, Kawari Desrosiers and others.

Here are "First Match" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for First Match movie?

Netflix on Friday, March 09, 2018 released the trailer for "First Match" you can watch here:
First Match | Official Trailer | Netflix.

Plot summary

What is First Match movie plot?

Here is a short review of "First Match" movie plot summary.

Hardened by years in foster care, a teenage girl from Brooklyn's Brownsville neighborhood decides that joining the boys wrestling team is the only way back to her estranged father.


Who plays who in the First Match movie?

Here is the full cast and characters of "First Match" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II  as Darrel Monique's father
Colman Domingo  as Coach Castile
Jharrel Jerome  as Omari (as Jharrel A. Jerome)
Jared Kemp  as Malik
Elvire Emanuelle  as Monique
Allen Maldonado  as Juan
Kim Ramirez  as Lucila (as Kimberly Ramirez)
Mugga  as Neighbor
Kamika Desrosiers  as Nyasa
Kawari Desrosiers  as Nyasa
Jimmy Gary Jr.  as Hassan
Antonio Ortiz  as Jorge
Travis Raeburn  as Jamal
Tyson Sheppard  as Tyson
Leronne Kornegay  as Cute Guy
Jeanette Branch  as Nadege
Thaddeus Daniels  as Restaurant Owner
Eisa Davis  as Bianca
Jae Ponder  as Nathalie
Terrence Glenn Thomas  as Principal DeMarco
Roger French  as Shelter Patron
Kandé Amadou  as Omari's Mom (as Kande Amadou)
Tom Fauvell  as Referee 1
John Luke Destefano  as Wrestling Opponent 1
Shunori Ramanathan  as Social Worker
Alejandro Arturo Ortiz Alonzo  as Busboy
Julito McCullum  as MC
Alyma Dorsey  as Girl Fighter 1
Teniece Divya Johnson  as Girl Fighter 2
Toccarra Cash  as Nyasa's Mom
Sean Patrick McGing  as Wrestling Opponent 2
Jorge Cabrales  as Referee 2
Curtis Lyons  as Big Dude
Niahlah Hope  as Girl Fighter 3
Jénel Stevens  as Cheryl

Release date

When is First Match movie release date?

"First Match" movie release date was scheduled to be on March 12, 2018 (South by Southwest) and on March 30, 2018 (Netflix) distributing by Netflix.


What are First Match filming details?

The duration of the film is 102 minutes.


What are critics and audiences saying about First Match movie?

"First Match" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.4/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 85/100. The audience also likes the film.

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