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The Jesse Ventura Story (1999)

Unrated | | Biography, Drama | TV Movie 23 May 1999
Biography of ex-pro wrestler Jesse Ventura follows his life beginning as a youngster to election as the Governor of Minnesota in 1998.

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David Jackson (as David S. Jackson)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nils Allen Stewart ... Adult Jesse Ventura
Nancy Anne Sakovich Nancy Anne Sakovich ... Terry
Thomas Brandise Thomas Brandise ... Teen Jesse
Christopher Bondy Christopher Bondy ... George Janos
Nola Augustson ... Bernice Janos
Jef Mallory Jef Mallory ... Teen Tyrell
Jonathan Potts ... Dean
Elias Zarou ... Chaney
Bobby Johnston Bobby Johnston ... Captain Nice
Dwight McFee ... Norm Coleman
David Huband ... Skip Humphrey
Phillip Jarrett ... Non Com
Michael Ruperco Michael Ruperco
Kevin Rushton ... Billy Graham
Tommy Dorrian Tommy Dorrian
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Biography of ex-pro wrestler Jesse Ventura follows his life beginning as a youngster to election as the Governor of Minnesota in 1998.

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Genres:

Biography | Drama

Certificate:

Unrated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 May 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La historia de Jesse Ventura See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This biopic about former professional wrestler Jesse Ventura premiered on the same night that another professional wrestler, Owen Hart, tragically passed away after falling from the rafters at a live pay per view event in Kansas City, MO. See more »

Goofs

Generally makes up several facts about Jesse's life and career in wrestling including fictionalizing wrestlers, events, people, and places. Almost nothing presented in the movie is true. See more »

Crazy Credits

The following text appears at the end of the movie just before the end credits: "Certain events in this drama based on fact are interpretive, certain characters are composite or have been fictionalized, and some names and locations have been changed". See more »

Connections

References Predator (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Big Boy
Written by J.J. Holiday and Jimmie Wood
Performed by Imperial Crowns
Courtesy of J J Holiday Music BMI and Strictly Hits Music ASCAP
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This movie is awful
28 February 2017 | by kylesellars-33776See all my reviews

The acting is bad the story is fabricated and t5he plot lines are dumb i made a better movie then this https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=HwjSbUz2_pE Joey Maggs (The Movie) - Full Movie - By Kyle Sellars you will like this movie because unlike The Jesse Ventura Story this one is based on real events


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