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16 November 2004 (USA) See more »
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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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A documentary on the rise and fall of cult wrestling federation ECW | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 
Abdullah the Butcher ... Abdullah the Butcher (archive footage)
Donna Adamo ... Elektra (archive footage)
Bill Alfonso ... Himself (archive footage)
Mike Alfonso ... Mike Awesome (archive footage)

Kurt Angle ... Himself (archive footage)
Afa Anoai ... Afa (archive footage)
Sika Anoai ... Sika (archive footage)
Scotty Antol ... Scotty Anton (archive footage)
Bob Artese ... Himself (archive footage)

Charles Ashenoff ... Konnan (archive footage)

Steve Austin ... Himself (archive footage)
Nicole Bass ... Nicole Bass (archive footage)
Salvatore Bellomo ... 'Wildman' Sal Bellomo (archive footage)

Chris Benoit ... Himself (archive footage)
Alfonso Bermudez ... Dances with Dudley (archive footage)
Scott Bigelow ... Bam Bam Bigelow (archive footage)

Eric Bischoff ... Himself (archive footage)

Steve Blackman ... Steve Blackman (archive footage)
Richard Blood ... Ricky Steamboat (archive footage)
Tony Borcherding ... 2 Tuff Tony (archive footage)
Shayne Bower ... Himself (archive footage)
Jeff Bradley ... Dudley Dudley (archive footage)
Jack Brisco ... Jack Brisco (archive footage)
Terry Brunk ... Sabu (archive footage)
Michael Bucci ... Nova (archive footage)
Ron Buffone ... Himself
Tommy Cairo ... Himself (archive footage)

Mark Calaway ... The Undertaker (archive footage)
Don Callis ... Cyrus (archive footage)
Chris Candido ... Chris Candido (archive footage)
David Cash ... Kid Kash (archive footage)
Dionicio Castellanos ... Psicosis (archive footage)
Chris Chetti ... Himself (archive footage)

Bryan E. Clark II ... Adam Bomb (archive footage)
Carlos Colón ... Himself (archive footage)

A.C. Connor ... D-Lo Brown (archive footage)
Dennis Coraluzzo ... Himself (archive footage)

Billy Corgan ... Himself (archive footage)

James E. Cornette ... Jim Cornette (archive footage)
Thomas Couch ... Tommy Rogers (archive footage)
Lou D'angeli ... Sign Guy Dudley (archive footage)
Bill Daley ... Billy Silverman - Referee (archive footage)
Steven DeAngelis ... Himself (archive footage)
Michael DePoli ... Amish Roadkill (archive footage)
Tony DeVito ... Himself (archive footage)
James J. Dillon ... Himself (archive footage) (as J.J. Dillon)
Joe Dorgan ... Swinger (archive footage)
Shane Douglas ... Shane Douglas (archive footage)

Tommy Dreamer ... Tommy Dreamer (archive footage) (as Tom Laughlin)
Jamie Dundee ... J.C. Ice (archive footage)
Anthony Durante ... Pitbull #2 (archive footage)
Mike Durham ... Johnny Grunge (archive footage)
Bobby Eaton ... 'Beautiful' Bobby Eaton (archive footage)
Eiji Ezaki ... Hayabusa (archive footage)
Edward Farhat ... The Sheik (archive footage)

Ric Flair ... Himself

Mick Foley ... Himself, Cactus Jack (archive footage)
Francine Fournier ... Herself (as Francine)

Nelson Frazier Jr. ... Mabel (archive footage)

Jim Fullington ... The Sandman (archive footage)
Lori Fullington ... Herself (archive footage)
Tyler Fullington ... Himself (archive footage)

Terry Funk ... Terry Funk (archive footage)

Terry Gerin ... Rhino
Joel Gertner ... Himself (archive footage)
Doug Gilbert ... The Dark Patriot (archive footage)
Eddie Gilbert ... Eddie Gilbert (archive footage)
Tod Gordon ... Himself (archive footage)

Eddie Guerrero ... Himself (archive footage)
Hector Guerrero ... Himself (archive footage)
Chris Hamrick ... Himself (archive footage)

Jeff Hardy ... Jeff Hardy (archive footage)

Matt Hardy ... Matt Hardy (archive footage)
Brian Harris ... Brian Lee (archive footage)
Trisa Hayes ... Beulah McGillicutty (archive footage)
Brian Heffron ... The Blue Meanie (archive footage)
Eduardo Hernández ... Juventud Guerrera (archive footage)

Paul Heyman ... Himself (archive footage)
Brian Hildebrand ... Mark Curtis - Referee (archive footage)

Hulk Hogan ... Himself (archive footage)
Johnny Hotbody ... Himself (archive footage)

Bob Howard ... Himself (archive footage) (as Hardcore Holly)
Curtis Hughes ... Mr. Hughes (archive footage)

Devon Hughes ... Himself / D-Von Dudley
Robin Hunt ... Hunter Q. Robbins III (archive footage)
Missy Hyatt ... Missy Hyatt (archive footage)

Matt Hyson ... Himself (also archive footage) (as Spike Dudley)

Jenna Jameson ... Herself (archive footage)
Marty Jannetty ... Marty Jannetty (archive footage)

Chris Jericho ... Himself
Jason Knight ... Himself (archive footage)
Brian Knighton ... Axl Rotten (archive footage)
John Kronus ... Himself (archive footage)

Jerry Lawler ... Himself
Kevin Lawler ... Freddie Gilbert (archive footage)

John Layfield ... Justin 'Hawk' Bradshaw (archive footage)

Loren W. Lepre ... Infamous Sabu Fan

Scott Levy ... Raven (archive footage)

Mark LoMonaco ... Himself (as Bubba Ray Dudley)
Jerry Lynn ... Jerry Lynn (archive footage)
Dean Malenko ... Dean Malenko (archive footage)

Michael Manna ... Himself / Big Stevie Cool (also archive footage) (as Stevie Richards)

Dutch Mantell ... Uncle Zebekiah (archive footage)

James Maritato ... Little Guido Maritato / Nunzio (archive footage)
Pablo Marquez ... El Puerto Rican (archive footage)
Sherri Martel ... Sherri (archive footage)
Tony Matteo ... Tony Stetson (archive footage)

Shane McMahon ... Shane McMahon (archive footage)

Vince McMahon ... Himself (archive footage)
Gilberto Merendez ... Gypsy Joe (archive footage)

Marc Mero ... Johnny B. Badd (archive footage)
James Mitchell ... The Sinister Minister (archive footage)

Carlene Moore ... Jazz (archive footage)

Sean Morley ... Val Venis (archive footage)
Dan Morrison ... Danny Doring (archive footage)
Louis Mucciolo ... Louie Spiccolli (archive footage)
Don Muraco ... Himself (archive footage)
Jamal Mustafa ... Mustafa Saed (archive footage)

Rey Mysterio ... Rey Misterio Jr.

Kevin Nash ... Kevin Nash (archive footage)
Gene Okerlund ... 'Mean' Gene Okerlund (archive footage)

Dallas Page ... Diamond Dallas Page (archive footage)
Miguel Perez ... Himself (archive footage)
A.J. Petrucci ... Super Destroyer #1 (archive footage)
Ted Petty ... Flyboy Rocco Rock (archive footage)
Brian Pillman ... Himself (archive footage)
P.J. Polaco ... Justin Credible (archive footage)
Al Poling ... 911 (archive footage)
Kent Porter ... Lupus (archive footage)
Dawn Marie Psaltis ... Dawn Marie (archive footage)
Harley Race ... Himself (archive footage)
Jonathan Rechner ... Balls Mahoney (archive footage)
Dusty Rhodes ... Himself (archive footage)
Tommy Rich ... Tommy Rich (archive footage)
Denise Riffle ... Chastity (archive footage)

Juan Rivera ... Savio Vega (archive footage)
Alex Rizzo ... Big Dick Dudley (archive footage)

Jim Ross ... Jim Ross (archive footage)
Rick Rude ... Himself (archive footage)
Dino Sandorff ... Himself (archive footage)
Manuel Santiago ... Headhunter A (archive footage)
Victor Santiago ... Headhunter A (archive footage)
Gabe Sapolsky ... Himself (archive footage)
Perry Saturn ... Perry Saturn (archive footage)
Charles Scaggs ... 2 Cold Sorpio (archive footage)
Tony Schiavone ... Himself (archive footage)
Albrecht Schinnerer ... Brakkus (archive footage)

Peter Senerchia ... Taz / Tazz (as Tazz)
Shaggy 2 Dope ... Himself (archive footage)

Ron Simmons ... Himself (archive footage)

Chad Slivenski ... Chad Austin (archive footage)
John Smith ... JT Smith (archive footage)
Tracy Smothers ... Himself (archive footage)

Al Snow ... Himself (archive footage)

Jasmin St. Claire ... Herself (archive footage)
Doug Stahl ... Super Destroyer #2 (archive footage)
Jim Steele ... Himself (archive footage)
Rick Steiner ... Rick Steiner (archive footage)

Scott Steiner ... Scott Steiner (archive footage)

Lance Storm ... Himself (archive footage)

Trish Stratus ... Trish Stratus (archive footage)
Big John Studd ... Himself (archive footage)
Joey Styles ... Himself (archive footage)
Jay Sulli ... Himself (archive footage)
Kevin Sullivan ... Kevin Sullivan (archive footage)

Tammy Sytch ... Tammy Lynn Sytch (archive footage)

Yoshihiro Tajiri ... Yoshihiro Tajiri (archive footage)
Masato Tanaka ... Himself (archive footage)
Pat Tanaka ... Himself (archive footage)
Terry Taylor ... Himself (archive footage)
Mens Teioh ... Himself (archive footage)
Dick Togo ... Dick Togo (archive footage)

Mike Tyson ... Himself (archive footage)

Rob Van Dam ... Himself (archive footage)
Paul Varelans ... Himself (archive footage)
Violent J ... Himself (archive footage)
Frank Vizi ... Bull Pain (archive footage)
Bill Watts ... Himself (archive footage)
Erik Watts ... Himself (archive footage)
Mikey Whipwreck ... Himself (archive footage)
Chilly Willy ... Himself (archive footage)
Barry Windham ... Himself (archive footage)
Gary Wolfe ... Pitbull #1 (archive footage)
Kelly Wolfe ... Wolfie D (archive footage)

Charles Wright ... Papa Shango (archive footage)
Mark Yeaton ... Himself - Timekeeper (archive footage)
Jerome Young ... New Jack (archive footage)
Nancy Daus-Sullivan ... Woman (archive footage) (uncredited)
Kristina Laum ... Kimona Wanalaya (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Kevin Dunn 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Paul Heyman 

Produced by
Paul Heyman .... executive producer
 
Art Department
Peter Castellano .... motion graphics artist
 
Other crew
Ahmed Fallat .... production assistant
Shai Kushner .... production assistant
 

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Additional Details

Runtime:
USA:360 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Twisted to fit wwe's version of the history of pro wrestling omits a lot pro wrestlers serious injuries including numerous concussionsSee more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: 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 »
Quotes:
Paul Heyman:Taz was untouchable in ECW. And... no one could imagine that Taz could lose a match.See more »
Movie Connections:
Features ECW November to Remember '96 (1996) (V)See more »

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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
This is a great film., 8 April 2005
Author: Dan Derkson from Vancouver, BC, Canada

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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