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Lipstick & Dynamite, Piss & Vinegar: The First Ladies of Wrestling (2004)

Not Rated
TV Movie | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Ring legends such as The Fabulous Moolah and Gladys "Kill 'Em" Gillem Long provide candid insights into the history of women's professional wrestling.
Editor
Connie Diletti (as M. Connie Diletti)
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Opening weekend
$4,046
Gross (US & Canada)
$26,073
Gross (World)
$26,073
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Release date
May 5, 2004 (United States)
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76 cast members
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Gladys Gillem
Herself - Girl Wrestler 1942-1962 (as Gladys 'Killem' Gillem) Herself - Girl Wrestler 1942-1962 (as Gladys 'Killem' Gillem)   See fewer
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John Daly
Himself - Host of What's My Line (archive footage) Himself - Host of What's My Line (archive footage)   See fewer
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Mildred Burke
Herself - World Champion Girl Wrestler (archive footage) Herself - World Champion Girl Wrestler (archive footage)   See fewer
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Mae Young
Herself - Girl Wrestler 1940-Present Herself - Girl Wrestler 1940-Present   See fewer
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Ida May Martinez
Herself - Girl Wrestling 1952-1959 Herself - Girl Wrestling 1952-1959   See fewer
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Penny Banner
Herself - Girl Wrestler 1952-1971 Herself - Girl Wrestler 1952-1971   See fewer
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Ella Waldek
Herself - Girl Wrestler 1952-1971 Herself - Girl Wrestler 1952-1971   See fewer
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Lillian Ellison
Herself - Girl Wrestler / Manager 1949-Present (as Fabulous Moolah) Herself - Girl Wrestler / Manager 1949-Present (as Fabulous Moolah)   See fewer
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Rita Gam
Herself - Panelist of To Tell the Truth (archive footage) Herself - Panelist of To Tell the Truth (archive footage)   See fewer
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Karl Lauer
Himself - Wrestling Promoter Himself - Wrestling Promoter   See fewer
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Millie Stafford
Herself - Girl Wrestler Herself - Girl Wrestler   See fewer
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Marie Laverne
Herself - Girl Wrestler Herself - Girl Wrestler   See fewer
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Maria Bernardi
Herself - Girl Wrestler Herself - Girl Wrestler   See fewer
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Vince McMahon
Himself - WWE Chairman (archive footage) Himself - WWE Chairman (archive footage)   See fewer
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Jack Pfeffer
Himself - Wrestling Promoter (archive footage) Himself - Wrestling Promoter (archive footage)   See fewer
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William Olivas
Himself - Wrestler (archive footage) (as The Elephant Boy) Himself - Wrestler (archive footage) (as The Elephant Boy)   See fewer
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Mars Bennett
Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage) Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage)   See fewer
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Johnny Walker
Himself - Wrestler (archive footage) Himself - Wrestler (archive footage)   See fewer
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Billy Wolfe
Himself - Booker / Manager of Girl Wrestling (archive footage) Himself - Booker / Manager of Girl Wrestling (archive footage)   See fewer
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Nell Stewart
Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage) Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage)   See fewer
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Tona Tomah
Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage) Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage)   See fewer
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June Byers
Herself - Champion Girl Wrestler (archive footage) Herself - Champion Girl Wrestler (archive footage)   See fewer
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Dorothy Kilgallen
Herself - Panelist of What's My Line? (archive footage) Herself - Panelist of What's My Line? (archive footage)   See fewer
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Arlene Francis
Himself - Panelist of What's My Line? (archive footage) Himself - Panelist of What's My Line? (archive footage)   See fewer
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Jody Hamilton
Himself - Professional Wrestler (as Joe Hamilton) Himself - Professional Wrestler (as Joe Hamilton)   See fewer
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Lady Angel
Herself - Moolah's Student (archive footage) Herself - Moolah's Student (archive footage)   See fewer
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Fran Gravette
Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage) Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage)   See fewer
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Lil Diamond
Herself - Midget Girl Wrestler (as Katie Glass) Herself - Midget Girl Wrestler (as Katie Glass)   See fewer
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Buddy Lee
Himself - Promoter / Manager 1945-1960 (archive footage) Himself - Promoter / Manager 1945-1960 (archive footage)   See fewer
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Rita Cortez-Lee
Herself - Girl Wrestler Herself - Girl Wrestler   See fewer
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Mary Aquaviva
Herself - Wrestling Fan Herself - Wrestling Fan   See fewer
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Anthony Piazza
Himself - Wrestling Fan Himself - Wrestling Fan   See fewer
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Jim Melby
Himself - Referee / Magazine Publisher Himself - Referee / Magazine Publisher   See fewer
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Johnny Wall Jr.
Himself - Glady's Son Himself - Glady's Son   See fewer
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Janet Boyer-Wolfe
Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage) Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage)   See fewer
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Clara Mortensen
Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage) Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage)   See fewer
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Rita Martínez
Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage) Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage)   See fewer
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Sandy Parker
Herself - Moolah's Student Herself - Moolah's Student   See fewer
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Penny Mitchell
Herself - Girl Wrestler Herself - Girl Wrestler   See fewer
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Patty Sherry
Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage) (as Darlin' Patty Sherry) Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage) (as Darlin' Patty Sherry)   See fewer
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Annette Sharp
Herself - Moolah's Fan Herself - Moolah's Fan   See fewer
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Eric Bischoff
Himself - Manager of WWE's Raw (archive footage) Himself - Manager of WWE's Raw (archive footage)   See fewer
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Silvia Hackney
Herself - Girl Wrestler Herself - Girl Wrestler   See fewer
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Sputnik Monroe
Himself - Pro Wrestler Himself - Pro Wrestler   See fewer
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Sara Lee
Herself - Girl Wrestler Herself - Girl Wrestler   See fewer
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Stu Schwartz
Himself - Referee Himself - Referee   See fewer
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Cathy Branch
Herself - Girl Wrestler Herself - Girl Wrestler   See fewer
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Karin Dromo
Herself - Girl Wrestler Herself - Girl Wrestler   See fewer
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Joyce Grable
Herself - Girl Wrestler Herself - Girl Wrestler   See fewer
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Bonnie Watson
Herself - Girl Wrestler Herself - Girl Wrestler   See fewer
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Lou Albano
Captain Lou Albano (archive footage) Captain Lou Albano (archive footage)   See fewer
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Freddie Blassie
'Classy' Freddie Blassie (archive footage) 'Classy' Freddie Blassie (archive footage)   See fewer
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Darling Dagmar
Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage) Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage)   See fewer
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Judy Grable
Herself - Girl Wrestler Herself - Girl Wrestler   See fewer
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Cyndi Lauper
Herself (archive footage) Herself (archive footage)   See fewer
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Gene Okerlund
'Mean' Gene Okerlund (archive footage) 'Mean' Gene Okerlund (archive footage)   See fewer
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Wendi Richter
Wendi Richter (archive footage) Wendi Richter (archive footage)   See fewer
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Gypsy Rose
Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage) Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage)   See fewer
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Don Ameche
Himself - Panelist of To Tell the Truth (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself - Panelist of To Tell the Truth (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Matt Anoai
Himself - WWE Wrestler Rosey (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself - WWE Wrestler Rosey (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bud Collyer
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Bill Cosby
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Amy Dumas
Herself - ECW Wrestler Top Lita (archive footage) (uncredited) Herself - ECW Wrestler Top Lita (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Timothy Farrell
Umberto Scalli (archive footage) (uncredited) Umberto Scalli (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Fatu
Himself - WWE Wrestler Umaga (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself - WWE Wrestler Umaga (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Muriel Gardner
Ruby McKenzie (archive footage) (uncredited) Ruby McKenzie (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stacy Keibler
Herself - WWE Wrestler (archive footage) (uncredited) Herself - WWE Wrestler (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Leitman
Herself (uncredited) Herself (uncredited)   See fewer
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Groucho Marx
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kathy McGuire
Herself (archive footage) (uncredited) Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phyllis Newman
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Peaches Page
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Tom Poston
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Trish Stratus
Herself - WWE Wrestler (archive footage) (uncredited) Herself - WWE Wrestler (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mae Weston
Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage) (uncredited) Herself - Girl Wrestler (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Betty White
Herself - Panelist of To Tell the Truth (archive footage) (uncredited) Herself - Panelist of To Tell the Truth (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 300 votes