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Wrestling Isn't Wrestling (2015)

A case study of longtime WWE superstar, Triple H, to explain why wrestling is an epic example of storytelling at its best.

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Max Landis

Writer:

Max Landis
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Credited cast:
Anna Akana ... Batista
Cat Alter ... Chris Jericho
David Arquette ... Himself
Chris Bauer ... Referee
Becky Bayless Becky Bayless ... Theater Audience Member
Jenny Becerra Jenny Becerra ... Mankind
Matt Bennett ... John Cena fan
Jacqueline Besson ... Fancy Person
Lola Blanc ... The Undertaker
David Blue ... Theater Audience Member
Lydia Bottom Lydia Bottom ... Fancy Person
Nicholas Braun ... Theater Audience Member
Shaun Brown ... Guy Watching GoT
Colt Cabana Colt Cabana ... Theater Audience Member (as Scott Colton)
Shane Carpenter ... Strip Club Crowd
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A case study of longtime WWE superstar, Triple H, to explain why wrestling is an epic example of storytelling at its best.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 March 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wrestling Isn't Wrestling See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Trivia

Stephanie McMahon and Triple H both said on Twitter that they like what Max Landis did. See more »

Connections

References Clash of the Champions XXIV (1993) See more »

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It's My Time
Written by Alex Montilla and Chris Ranier
Vocals by Alex Montilla
Produced by Chris Ranier
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Excellent analysis of one great aspect of professional wrestling.
10 June 2015 | by ryansmorrisSee all my reviews

Not really much else to say, Max Landis has analysed the character of Triple H in such a way that anyone, wrestling fan or not, could understand. Wrestling Isn't Wrestling shows the progression from HHH's career beginnings as the Connecticut Blueblood, Hunter Hearst Helmsley, and progressing through DX, evil DX, Evolution, his final years as a full-time wrestler and now, in the Authority. The representations of all male wrestlers as females (and Chyna as a male) is one of the things that makes Wrestling Isn't Wrestling unique. Overall I really enjoyed it, as did my friends, most of whom aren't wrestling fans. Definitely worth a watch.


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