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The Self Destruction of the Ultimate Warrior (2005)

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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Cast

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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Edge
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Himself
Paul Ellering ...
Himself (archive footage)
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Sid Justice (archive footage)
Wayne Farris ...
The Honky Tonk Man (archive footage)
Tonga Fifita ...
Haku (archive footage)
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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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[on the Warrior hailing from "Parts Unknown"]
Bobby Heenan: He was probably too stupid to know where he was from! Either that, or someone paid him to keep it quiet. 'Here's 50 bucks, don't say you're from Pittsburg!'
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Backhanded, Self-Serving and Thoroughly Forced
20 March 2013 | by See all my reviews

Fun as an overly specific retrospective of the WWF's silliest days, it's mouth-puckeringly bitter and mean-spirited. Although the target of all this vitriol certainly deserves his share of shaming (if even a fraction of this one-sided story is to believed), seeing this collection of yes-men run him through the wringer is akin to a dogpile on the weird kid during recess. A few scattered segments bear ripe material, like Christian's re-enactment of one especially terrible promo, but Vince McMahon and his cronies are really reaching on most of these bits. Typically funny, enthusiastic guys like Chris Jericho and Bobby Heenan seem shy, quiet and a bit embarrassed to be participating. A curiosity on first viewing, in a "I can't believe they just did that" sense, but not remotely revealing, rewarding or entertaining.


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