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The Rise & Fall of ECW (2004)

A documentary on the rise and fall of cult wrestling federation ECW

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Abdullah the Butcher ...
Abdullah the Butcher (archive footage)
Donna Adamo ...
Elektra (archive footage)
Bill Alfonso ...
Himself (archive footage)
Mike Alfonso ...
Mike Awesome (archive footage)
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Afa Anoai ...
Afa (archive footage)
Sika Anoai ...
Sika (archive footage)
Scotty Antol ...
Scotty Anton (archive footage)
Bob Artese ...
Himself (archive footage)
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Konnan (archive footage)
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Himself (archive footage)
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Nicole Bass (archive footage)
Salvatore Bellomo ...
'Wildman' Sal Bellomo (archive footage)
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A documentary on the rise and fall of cult wrestling federation ECW

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E-C-W! E-C-W! E-C-W a chant still heard in arenas around the world.

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WWE altered elements of the story to fit their version of wrestling history. See more »

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Trisa Hayes (Beulah McGillicutty) had posed for Penthouse Magazine sometime prior to arriving in ECW. However, because of WWE's business relationship with Playboy at the time of this DVD, Tommy Dreamer had to say that she was a Playboy Playmate. For the record, Tommy Dreamer, real name Thomas Laughlin, is married to Trisa Hayes in real life. Yes, WWE made Dreamer lie about what magazine his wife had appeared in prior to her ECW debut. See more »

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Taz: I used to call our locker room and our guys the land of the misfit toys. 'Cause we were the wrestlers that the other promotions didn't want.
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Features ECW Ultra Clash '93 (1993) See more »

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This is a great film.
8 April 2005 | by (Vancouver, BC, Canada) – See all my reviews

I don't care if your a wrestling fan or not, this is a GREAT documentary. If you ARE a wrestling fan... this is an INCREDIBLE documentary. You really feel that by the end ECW was properly honored and properly vilified for all the right reasons. Paul Heyman... I want to have a drink with you, brother.

Not just talking heads but great moments of real wrestling legend. It's almost like watching a mythology explained by the people who created it. The only true downside is there was nothing about Joey Styles on it. He was the voice of ECW and I what like to have understood that voice better. Also, there are a few other people who I would like to have heard from, primarily some of the key fans. WATCH THIS FILM!!!


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