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Beyond the Mat (1999) Movie Information

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Barry W. Blaustein


Mick Foley
Vince McMahon
Jake Roberts
Terry Funk
Tony Jones
Michael Modest





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A longtime professional wrestling fan takes a behind-the-scenes look at the popular form of entertainment to show you just how "fake" it truly is. The documentary features interviews with many of the top stars at the time of the film's release.

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This films shows how "fake" pro wrestling is

For over a century, the world of professional wrestling has entertained its fans, and been the target of people who say it's "fake" without making a logical reason as to why they say it's fake.

This documentary, marketed as "The film Vince McMahon DOESN'T want you to see," follows professional wrestlers from the independent circuit (local/regional promotions that put shows on in the area the company calls home) and two of the biggest professional wrestling promotions in the late 1990's, the World Wrestling Federation (renamed World Wrestling Entertainment not too long after the release of this film) and Extreme Championship Wrestling (which was bought out by the now-WWE a few years after the release of this film), and wrestlers who are no longer in the spotlight.

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