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The Self Destruction of the Ultimate Warrior (2005)

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The Ultimate Warrior's meteoric rise to fame and fortune following his defeat of Hulk Hogan, his rivalries with other wrestlers such as Randy Savage and Rick Rude, and his rapid burn-out when the pressures of fame got too much for him.

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Credited cast:
Jim Hellwig ...
Himself (archive footage) (as Ultimate Warrior)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Adnan Al-Kaissy ...
General Adnan (archive footage)
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Andre the Giant (archive footage)
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Himself
Michael Bollea ...
Horace Hogan (archive footage)
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Black Runner Flash / Sting (archive footage)
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Ted DiBiase ...
Himself
Paul Ellering ...
Himself (archive footage)
Sid Eudy ...
Sid Justice (archive footage)
Wayne Farris ...
The Honky Tonk Man (archive footage)
Tonga Fifita ...
Haku (archive footage)
Howard Finkel ...
Himself - Ring Announcer (archive footage)
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Himself
Greg Gagne ...
Himself (archive footage)
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The Ultimate Warrior's meteoric rise to fame and fortune following his defeat of Hulk Hogan, his rivalries with other wrestlers such as Randy Savage and Rick Rude, and his rapid burn-out when the pressures of fame got too much for him.

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Warrior was offered to take part in the production of this documentary and share his side of the story, but he declined. See more »

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At one point Bobby "The Brain" Heenan explains that Ultimate Warrior had 'picked him up and just dropped him' - after several clips of Warrior dropping people in the exact same manner had been played throughout the presentation. See more »

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Vince McMahon: I couldn't *wait* to fire him!
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Very entertaining
18 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I couldn't wait to hear everyone bombard the Warrior with their thoughts about him. Their remarks weren't as bad as I thought they would be. You could tell that Ted DiBiase despised the Warrior. Ric Flair didn't like him. Bobby Heenan didn't like how dangerous and careless he was in the ring. If you watch when Warrior gorilla press slams Heenan at Wrestlemania V you can see how he just lets him drop to the ground.

Hulk Hogan for the most part liked Jim Hellwig. Except for of course when he thought he killed the build up to their Halloween Havoc match. I agree it wasn't a good idea to ramble on and brag about how he beat the Hulkster 8 years prior.

Vince brought back the Warrior a few times to try to make some dollars but the Warrior's unreliability and unprofessional ism kept ruining those chances.

Jim Ross' input wasn't really necessary. He was not around for much of the Warrior's career.

All in all if you're curious about other wrestlers thoughts on the man behind the makeup check out the DVD, it retails for around $14.99.


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