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Beyond the Mat (1999)

Beyond the Mat
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7.6 IMDB rating
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Barry W. Blaustein Barry W. Blaustein
Himself - Narrator
Vince McMahon Vince McMahon
Jim Ross Jim Ross
Himself - Sr. VP of Talent
Jim Bell Jim Bell
Himself - Sr. VP of Merchandising
Darren Drozdov Darren Drozdov
Roland Alexander Roland Alexander
Tony Jones Tony Jones
Himself - XPW Wrestler
Michael Modest Michael Modest

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4 years, 5 months ago at Jul 6 11:14
In a rare foray into documentary filmmaking, Ron Howard and Brian Grazer's Imagine Entertainment produced this behind-the-scenes look at professional wrestling, shot on digital video by director (Barry W. Blaustein), screenwriter of several hit Eddie Murphy comedies. An unabashed wrestling fan since childhood, Blaustein nevertheless takes an unflinching look at the dark underbelly of the "sport," ... read more
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Heartfelt documentry focusing on the lives of professional wrestlers and how their sport is not fake.
Release date: 17 March 2000
UPC: 025192091025
Tags: Documentary (13), Wrestling (10), 1999 (6), Sports (4), Drugs (3), Father Daughter Relationship (3), Backstage (3), Championship (3), Road Trip (3), Tower (3), Champion (2), America (2), 1990s (2), Estranged Parent (2), (1), Sport (1), Biography (1)
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"Jan 20th Wiki Overview: The film focuses on the lives of professional wrestlers outside of the ring, primarily Mick Foley, Terry Funk, and Jake Roberts, as well as some aspiring wrestlers. It focuses on the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) during its rise in popularity, and many other independent wrestlers and organizations. My take: I watched this movie with hopes that it would go more in depth somehow. For example, shitty promotions, horrible shows, in"

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