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Cast

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Mark Kerr ... Himself
Mark Coleman ... Himself
Dawn Staples ... Herself

Bas Rutten ... Himself
Eddie Goldman ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Royce Gracie ... Himself
Ken Shamrock ... Himself
Igor Vovchanchyn ... Himself

Directed by
John Hyams 
 
Produced by
Josh Fagin .... associate producer
Neil Fazzari .... co-producer
Kevin Goodman .... executive producer
Jon Greenhalgh .... producer
John Hyams .... co-producer
Frederico Lapenda .... associate producer
Mike Masone .... associate producer
Jerry McFadden .... executive producer (as Gerald McFadden)
Gavin O'Connor .... executive producer
Greg O'Connor .... executive producer (as Gregory O'Connor)
Michael A. Robinson .... executive producer (as Michael Robinson)
Stephen Schlueter .... co-producer (as Steve Schlueter)
 
Original Music by
Boxhead Ensemble 
 
Cinematography by
Stephen Schlueter 
 
Film Editing by
John Hyams 
Jordan Mokriski 
 
Sound Department
Leslie Bloom .... foley artist
Tom Efinger .... sound re-recording mixer
Neil Fazzari .... sound recordist
Nicholas Montgomery .... sound designer
John Moros .... assistant sound editor
Jay Peck .... foley artist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Greg Magnuson .... camera operator
 
Thanks
Steven Bochco .... special thanks
Peter Hyams .... special thanks
John Sloss .... special thanks
 

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Also Known As:
"The Smashing Machine: The Life and Times of Extreme Fighter Mark Kerr" - USA (DVD box title)
"The Smashing Machine: The Life and Times of Mark Kerr" - USA (cable TV title)
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Rated R for violence, some language and drug content
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Australia:93 min
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The original title of this movie was "The Specimen". That was Mark Kerr's original nickname and it was the title with which the movie was presented at the 2002 Tribeca Film Festival. It was change to "The Smashing Machine" once it was picked-up by HBO.See more »

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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Everything a documentary should be., 17 January 2003
Author: sr4nier

A compelling and poignant piece on the life and times of ultimate fighter Mark Kerr. Every fan and non-fan of this great sport should watch this. Kerrs' rise and subsequent fall and eventual comeback was both exciting and sad.

The man himself is an enigma in the sense that outside the ring, well quite frankly, I don't think you could meet a nicer person. Inside the ring however, he at one point was literally the "baddest man on the planet".As dominant as anyone who ever competed. In his prime, complete power and destruction was what he brought to the events he competed in.

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