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The Jesse Ventura Story (1999)

Unrated | | Biography, Drama | TV Movie 23 May 1999
Biography of ex-pro wrestler Jesse Ventura follows his life beginning as a youngster to election as the Governor of Minnesota in 1998.

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Nancy Anne Sakovich ...
Terry
Thomas Brandise ...
Christopher Bondy ...
George Janos
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Bernice Janos
Jef Mallory ...
Teen Tyrell
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Dean
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Chaney
Bobby Johnston ...
Captain Nice
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Norm Coleman
David Huband ...
Skip Humphrey
Phillip Jarrett ...
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Michael Ruperco
Tommy Dorrian
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Biography of ex-pro wrestler Jesse Ventura follows his life beginning as a youngster to election as the Governor of Minnesota in 1998.

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Biography | Drama

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Unrated
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23 May 1999 (USA)  »

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La historia de Jesse Ventura  »

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Wrestler Chris Kanyon was told by producers to talk badly about Jesse Ventura. Kanyon was indeed playing a part. See more »

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Generally makes up several facts about Jesse's life and career in wrestling including fictionalizing wrestlers, events, people, and places. Almost nothing presented in the movie is true. See more »

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The following text appears at the end of the movie just before the end credits: "Certain events in this drama based on fact are interpretive, certain characters are composite or have been fictionalized, and some names and locations have been changed". See more »

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References The Running Man (1987) See more »

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Preachin' The Blues
Written by J.J. Holiday and Jimmie Wood
Performed by Imperial Crowns
Courtesy of J J Holiday Music BMI and Strictly Hits Music ASCAP
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The most brainless T.V. movie!
23 May 1999 | by (Worcester, MA) – See all my reviews

NBC, who would have known the best TV network to make such a brainless movie. Not only did the writers get his wrestling story mostly wrong, the acting & outline was just AWFUL. WCW was written in mostly all the arenas for one thing. Governer Ventura even had the brains to not accept this as his movie. Jesse vs. Goldberg? Excuse me, but Goldberg never wrestled in the 70's! I can't really believe NBC had a lot to do with this movie. Before they make a movie about a wrestler, I hope they at least get things right! I give this movie no stars out of 4 stars. It was simply brainless.


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