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The History of WWE: 50 Years of Sports Entertainment (2013)

TV-14
Video | 120 min | Documentary, Action, Sport

For one half-century, WWE has carved a permanent niche in Americana. What started in 1963 as a regional promotion is now a global entertainment phenomenon that captivates fans in over 150 countries and 30 different languages. Today, WWE is...See moreFor one half-century, WWE has carved a permanent niche in Americana. What started in 1963 as a regional promotion is now a global entertainment phenomenon that captivates fans in over 150 countries and 30 different languages. Today, WWE is proud to commemorate its golden anniversary. With this never-before-seen documentary, trace the journey from smoke-filled arenas to sold-out stadiums with the legendary Superstars and Legends who blazed the trail. The History of WWE: 50 Years of Sports Entertainment delivers all the indelible performers, from Bruno Sammartino to Hulk Hogan, Bret Hart, Stone Cold, The Rock, Triple H, John Cena, and countless others. Written by Anonymous See less
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Nov 19, 2013 (United States)

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Lou Albano
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Muhammad Ali
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André the Giant
Andre the Giant (archive footage) Andre the Giant (archive footage)   See fewer
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Steve Austin
'Stone Cold' Steve Austin (archive footage) 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin (archive footage)   See fewer
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Ron Bass
Outlaw Ron Bass (archive footage) Outlaw Ron Bass (archive footage)   See fewer
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Dave Bautista
Batista Batista   See fewer
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Freddie Blassie
'Classy' Freddie Blassie (archive footage) 'Classy' Freddie Blassie (archive footage)   See fewer
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Richard Blood
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Adolph Bresciano
Dino Bravo (archive footage) Dino Bravo (archive footage)   See fewer
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Jim Brunzell
Jim Brunzell (archive footage) Jim Brunzell (archive footage)   See fewer
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King Kong Bundy
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Joe C.
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Mark Calaway
The Undertaker The Undertaker   See fewer
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Johnny Carson
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Chief Jay Strongbow
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Mike Chioda
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Dick Clark
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Sean 'Diddy' Combs
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Alice Cooper
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Michael Coulthard
Self (as Michael Cole) Self (as Michael Cole)   See fewer
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Bryan Danielson
Daniel Bryan Daniel Bryan   See fewer
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Ted DiBiase
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James J. Dillon
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Jim Duggan
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Conrad Efraim
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Lillian Ellison
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Wayne Farris
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Umaga (archive footage) Umaga (archive footage)   See fewer
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Harry Fujiwara
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Lilián García
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Bill Goldberg
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Billy Graham
'Superstar' Billy Graham (archive footage) 'Superstar' Billy Graham (archive footage)   See fewer
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Scott Hall
Razor Ramon (archive footage) Razor Ramon (archive footage)   See fewer
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Mary Hart
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Owen Hart
Owen Hart (archive footage) Owen Hart (archive footage)   See fewer
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Earl Hebner
Earl Hebner - Referee (archive footage) Earl Hebner - Referee (archive footage)   See fewer
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Bobby Heenan
Bobby 'The Brain' Heenan (archive footage) Bobby 'The Brain' Heenan (archive footage)   See fewer
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Jim Hellwig
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Mark Henry
Mark Henry (archive footage) Mark Henry (archive footage)   See fewer
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Booker Huffman
Booker T (archive footage) Booker T (archive footage)   See fewer
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Antonio Inoki
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Dwayne Johnson
Self (as The Rock) Self (as The Rock)   See fewer
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Ernie Ladd
Ernie Ladd (archive footage) Ernie Ladd (archive footage)   See fewer
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Jack Lanza
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Bobby Lashley
Bobby Lashley (archive footage) Bobby Lashley (archive footage)   See fewer
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Cyndi Lauper
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Joe Laurinaitis
Road Warrior Animal Road Warrior Animal   See fewer
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Ed Leslie
Brutus 'The Barber' Beefcake (archive footage) Brutus 'The Barber' Beefcake (archive footage)   See fewer
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Paul Levesque
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Liberace
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Joseph A. Marella
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Sherri Martel
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Billy Martin
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Shane McMahon
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Debra Ann Miceli
Madusa (archive footage) (as Madusa Miceli) Madusa (archive footage) (as Madusa Miceli)   See fewer
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Gorilla Monsoon
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William Moody
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Ray Morgan
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Jim Morris
Hillbilly Jim (archive footage) Hillbilly Jim (archive footage)   See fewer
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Mr. T
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Rey Mysterio
Rey Mysterio (archive footage) Rey Mysterio (archive footage)   See fewer
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Paul Orndorff
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Larry Pfohl
Lex Luger Lex Luger   See fewer
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Elvis Presley
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Robert Remus
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Kal Rudman
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Randy Savage
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Arnold Schwarzenegger
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Michael Seitz
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Ron Simmons
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Frank Sinatra
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Jimmy Snuka
'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka (archive footage) 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka (archive footage)   See fewer
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Tito Santana (archive footage) Tito Santana (archive footage)   See fewer
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Maurice Vachon
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Jesse Ventura
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James Ware
Koko B.Ware Koko B.Ware   See fewer
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Larry Whistler
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Bob Windham
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Charles Wright
The Godfather (archive footage) The Godfather (archive footage)   See fewer
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Mark Yeaton
Self - Timekeeper Self - Timekeeper   See fewer
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Keith David
Narrator (voice) (uncredited) Narrator (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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