7.6/10
57
1 user

WWE: History of the World Heavyweight Championship (2009)

Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Biography | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

For the first time ever, experience the rise of CM Punk with CM Punk: Best in the World! From his early days in the Indy circuit to his explosive transformation into the most unabashed, ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Dunn
Stars: Mike Adamle, Brent Albright, Ken Anderson
Action | Biography | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

You hear his voice calling the action every week on WWE's flagship show, Monday Night Raw, but there is more to being king other than having the best seat in the house! In this regal new ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Dunn
Stars: Dick Afflis, Steve Austin, Bobo Brazil
WrestleMania XXVI (TV Special 2010)
Action | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Still stinging from his narrow defeat a year earlier, The Heartbreak Kid Shawn Michaels has goaded Undertaker into a rematch by putting his career on the line. Something's gotta give- The ... See full summary »

Stars: Dave Bautista, John Cena, Adam Copeland
WrestleMania 21 (TV Special 2005)
Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Rey Mysterio vs Eddie Guerrero, Money in the Bank Ladder Match - Edge vs Kane vs Christian vs Chris Benoit vs Shelton Benjamin vs Chris Jericho, Kurt Angle vs Shawn Michaels, Randy Orton vs... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Dunn
Stars: Akebono, Kurt Angle, Matt Anoai
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Terry Allen ...
Magnum T.A. (archive footage)
Ole Anderson ...
Himself (archive footage)
...
Kurt Angle (archive footage)
...
Himself (archive footage)
Jaianto Baba ...
Giant Baba (archive footage)
Marcus Bagwell ...
Buff Bagwell (archive footage)
Ox Baker ...
Himself (archive footage)
Rolland Bastien ...
Himself (archive footage)
Nick Bockwinkel ...
Himself (archive footage)
...
Sting (archive footage)
...
The Undertaker (archive footage)
Gary Michael Cappetta ...
Himself (archive footage)
...
Zach Ryder (archive footage)
...
Himself (archive footage)
Mike Chapman ...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

wrestling | wwf | wcw | legend | legacy | See All (11) »


Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 February 2010 (Japan)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Pretty good but could have been better
26 December 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As a huge wrestling fan, I was pretty excited for a video collection covering a title that could be traced all the way back to the early 20th century. For the most part I wasn't disappointed.

The documentary does a pretty good job of telling the history of the title. I was surprised about a couple of notable events that they didn't cover but, I guess they didn't want to risk getting sidetracked. I wish they spent more time talking about the 90's and beyond. It felt like they jumped almost straight from Flair's dominant run as NWA champion to the title being revived in WWE and even that didn't get very much attention. I realize that with the much more frequent title changes since the early 90's, it would have been impossible to go into detail about every champion but, more attention could have been spent on the era. I think the bio also was too short. It would have been better with another 30 or 45 minutes to tell the history of the title.

I think the match selection was good enough. They did a good job showcasing some matches from the 50's, 60's and 70's without overdoing it. There aren't many of the most historic WHC matches included but, most of those have been included in countless other collections, so you can overlook that for the most part. It's nice to see some lesser known contests although, it keeps the collection from feeling quite as important as it should at times. For example one of the Flair/Steamboat or Flair/Rhodes classics would have better shown the prestige of the belt than a random Flair/Scott Steiner match.

Overall it's worth the price even if it's not quite as great as it could've been.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?