MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 8,604 this week

WWE: The Rise and Fall of WCW (2009)

7.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 532 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 4 critic

The Rise & Fall of WCW examines the storied history of World Championship Wrestling, from its beginnings in the territory system through Ted Turner's acquisition and the savage battles with... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 32 titles
created 08 Jan 2012
 
a list of 76 titles
created 01 Nov 2013
 
a list of 44 titles
created 10 Aug 2014
 
a list of 85 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 38 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: WWE: The Rise and Fall of WCW (Video 2009)

WWE: The Rise and Fall of WCW (Video 2009) on IMDb 7.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of WWE: The Rise and Fall of WCW.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Finally...the Rock has come back to WWE and finally...the Rock's story is being told in its entirety! From growing up in a sports entertainment family to playing Division 1 NCAA football at... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Dunn
Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Brian Adams, Kurt Angle
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The WWE takes a look at the 50 most incredible and outrageous moments in its history.

Director: Kevin Dunn
Stars: André the Giant, Kurt Angle, Steve Austin
Documentary | Biography | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Bret portrays in his own words, how he become: The best there is, the best there was and the best there ever will be.

Director: Kevin Dunn
Stars: Bret Hart, Brian Adams, Adrian Adonis
WrestleMania 22 (TV Special 2006)
Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

WORLD TAG TEAM TITLES - Kane and Big Show (c) vs Carlito and Chris Masters. MONEY IN THE BANK LADDER MATCH - Rob Vam Dam vs Finlay vs Ric Flair vs Shelton Benjamin vs Matt Hardy vs Lashley.... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Dunn
Stars: Kurt Angle, Tony Atlas, Dave Bautista
WrestleMania XII (TV Special 1996)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

WWF Title (Iron Man Match): Bret Hart vs. Shawn Michaels, The Undertaker vs. Diesel, Backlot Brawl: Roddy Piper vs. Goldust, The Warrior vs. Hunter Hearst Helmsley, Jake Roberts, Yokozuna &... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Dunn
Stars: Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels, Mark Calaway
Action | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

It is the most anticipated yearly event in Sports Entertainment, an annual pop culture touch point. For more than 25 years, WrestleMania has hosted the biggest matches, the biggest stars, ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Dunn
Stars: Lou Albano, Ken Anderson, André the Giant
WrestleMania XIV (TV Special 1998)
Action | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

WWF Champion Shawn Michaels vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin, WWF IC Champion The Rock vs. Ken Shamrock, WWF European Champion Triple H vs. Owen Hart, WWF Tag Team Champions The New Age Outlaws ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Dunn
Stars: Steve Austin, Shawn Michaels, Mike Tyson
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

When WCW debuted Monday Nitro live on TNT in 1995 the opening shots of the infamous Monday Night War were officially launched. Fans tuned in each week to see WCW Nitro and its impressive ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Dunn
Stars: Randy Anderson, Scotty Antol, Mark Ashford-Smith
WrestleMania 23 (TV Special 2007)
Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

MONEY IN THE BANK LADDER MATCH - Mr Kennedy vs Finlay vs Matt Hardy vs Jeff Hardy vs Booker T vs Edge vs Randy Orton vs CM Punk. UNITED STATES CHAMPIONSHIP - Chris Benoit vs MVP. Kane vs ... See full summary »

Stars: Brooke Adams, Hazem Ali, Ken Anderson
WrestleMania XV (TV Special 1999)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

WWF Champion The Rock vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin, WWF Intercontinental Champion The Road Dogg vs. Val Venis vs. Goldust vs. Ken Shamorck, WWF European Champion Shane McMahon vs. X-Pac, WWF... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Dunn
Stars: Steve Austin, Dwayne Johnson, Brian James
The Rise & Fall of ECW (Video 2004)
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

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

Director: Kevin Dunn
Stars: Shaggy 2 Dope, Donna Adamo, Bill Alfonso
WrestleMania 2000 (TV Special 2000)
Action | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

WWF Champion Triple H vs. The Rock vs. Mick Foley vs. The Big Show, Two Falls Match: WWF Intercontinental & European Champion Kurt Angle vs. Chris Jericho vs. Chris Benoit, Ladder Match: ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Dunn
Stars: Paul Levesque, Dwayne Johnson, Mick Foley
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
David Abbott ...
Tank Abbott (archive footage)
Terry Allen ...
Himself
Arn Anderson ...
Himself
Ole Anderson ...
Himself (archive footage)
...
Andre the Giant (archive footage)
...
Himself (archive footage)
Yoshihiro Asai ...
Ultimo Dragon (archive footage)
Charles Ashenoff ...
Konnan (archive footage)
Mark Ashford-Smith ...
Mark Starr (archive footage)
...
Himself (archive footage)
Marcus Bagwell ...
Himself (archive footage) (as Buff Bagwell)
Scott Bigelow ...
Bam Bam Bigelow (archive footage)
Eric Bischoff ...
Himself (archive footage)
Richard Blood ...
Wayne Bloom ...
Himself (archive footage)
Edit

Storyline

The Rise & Fall of WCW examines the storied history of World Championship Wrestling, from its beginnings in the territory system through Ted Turner's acquisition and the savage battles with WWE for sports-entertainment domination in the 90s, with exclusive insight from the people behind the scenes and in the ring. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

wcw | nitro | merger | legend | legacy | See All (10) »

Genres:

Action

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 December 2009 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

WWE: WCW Rise & Fall  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Ric Flair: [about WCW's final episode of "Nitro"] That place needed to be shut down a year before it was. It was terrible. I was embarrassed to even be part of the show.
See more »

Connections

Features WCW Bash at the Beach (1996) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The Rise And Fall Of WCW Epic Fail
16 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Rise And Fall Of WCW is a three disc DVD set from World Wrestling Entertainment.

Ever since the WWE Brought out WCW they have to all the WCW Footage, WCW Names, Images and more.

Since the success of what is what many say is the best Wrestling DVD ever made The Rise And Fall Of ECW the WWE Thought that it would be right to make the Rise And Fall Of WCW.

However this DVD was a epic fail. First off Almost every wrestling fan knows how WCW Fall. The Business has stars that use Ego, Greed, and Selfish stars.

WCW was a very strong company but when the young talent like The Giant now called Big Show in WWE, Chris Jericho and others left because they were being hold back never get the spot light or the world title matches. WCW begin to go downhill.

WCW never use too much of their brain to understand how to make a company work they had former World Wrestling Federation Stars running the show and just never allow the younger stars to get their break in World Championship Wrestling.

This DVD started off good with a small fact about how The NWA National Wrestling Alliance was created and then when Ted Turner brought the company he turn it into WCW World Championship Wrestling.

During the 1980s WCW became almost an overnight hit with fans of Wrestling. Then the famous Monday Night War begin back in 1995 with the creation of WCW Monday Nitro to go head to head with The World Wrestling Federation and Monday Night Raw This war would go on until 2001 when WCW were brought out.

Also This DVD only shows clips from former WCW Stars that were not in the WWE when this DVD was being made. They Show interviews from past WWE Shows. Stars like Scott Hall, Diamond Dallas Page, Booker T and Others didn't interview for this DVD.

However they got Goldberg, Chris Jericho, Dean Malenko, Arn Anderson, Ric Flair, Mean Gene and others to do this DVD.

The DVD falls because of the lack of talents that could have share their stories about WCW and the fact that all Wrestling Fans know the reasons WCW fail.

If you really want to learn about WCW watch The Monday Night War and others dvds stay away from this one.

I give The Rise And Fall of WCW a 4 out of 10


3 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss WWE: The Rise and Fall of WCW (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page