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Lipstick & Dynamite - Ruth Leitman's fun 2004 documentary on the pioneers of women's wrestling, including Penny Banner, Mae Young, The Fabulous Moolah, Gladys "Kill 'em" Gillem and more.
Luchamania: La Batalla por Mexico: Listed as a 2008 release, Luchamania features a series of matches between Rey Misterio Sr. and Psicosis.
MadBull - The 1977 film starring Alex Karas (years before he became Webster's dad on TV) as "Mad Bull" Karkus, a tormented pro wrestler whose personal life has been on the skids since his wife abandoned him because of his controversial career. Yet his interest in love reignites when he meets fellow Greek Christina Sebastiani. Christina's sensitive concern convinces Mad Bull that he can be loved for more than his fame and fortune, but a deranged stalker threatens his newfound peace."'
Maz Jobrani: Brown and Friendly - Iranian-American comedian does his shtick, including an appearance from The Iron Sheik.
Muay-Thai Giant - Former WWE star Nathan Jones as gentle giant Barney Emerald, who's mugged and robbed on a vacation trip to Thailand and ends up being rescued and taken in by two Thai sisters in this comic martial arts saga. One of the sisters, Dokya (Sasisa Jindamanee), is a champion in the art of muay thai kickboxing, which Barney eventually learns and uses -- with the girls' help -- to take revenge on the thugs who robbed him.
Mystery Science Theater: Racket Girls - The MST treatment for this female wrestling film, featuring Clara Mortensen, Rita Martinez and Peaches Page, among others.
The Mystical Adventures of Billy Owens - Roddy Piper appears as a pawn shop owner in this 2008 family film about a boy who finds a magic wand.
Nanny Insanity - Roddy Piper has a role in this 2006 comedy. "Hiring a nanny sounds like the perfect fix for Marsha (Cynthia Preston) and David McMillan (Larry Dorf), who are already saddled with stress and now have a brand-new baby on the way. But when their hired help (Alla Korot) arrives from the Ukraine, she imports a whole new set of problems. Howard Hesseman and Mindy Sterling co-star in this independent comedy based on screenwriter Andrea Malamut's own experiences as a first-time mother."
Night and The City - The 1950 film tells the story of Harry Fabian (Richard Widmark), a two-bit hustler who dreams of the good life provided by money. He's tried a lot of go-nowhere schemes but he has what he believes is a chance of a lifetime. He plans to take control of the professional wrestling game from promoter and underworld boss Kristo (Herbert Lom) by manipulating him through his father, the retired wrestling superstar Gregorius (Stanislaus Zbyszko, yes that one).
Ninja's Creed - WWE's Gail Kim stars as an assassin in this action film - "To restore peace to his Himalayan homeland, courageous warrior Adam (Alexander Wraith) must prevent an overpowering female assassin (Kim) from murdering Jan (Lalaine), an average American teenager unaware that she's a princess and heir to Adam's faraway kingdom. Jam-packed with tense shootouts, chases and sword fights, this adrenaline-filled action movie also features Pat Morita and Eric Roberts."
The Other Guys - Will Ferrell comedy featuring Dwayne Johnson as hotshot police officer partnered with Samuel L. Jackson in the early sequences.
Planet 51 - Animated film featuring Dwayne Johnson as an astronaut trying to get off a planet he's been stranded on.
Ready to Rumble - The 2000 WCW film that many would soon prefer to forget, which also spawned David Arquette's WCW World title win. Oliver Platt stars as an exiled wrestling star who is brought back to prominence by Arquette and Scott Caan. A ton of WCW personalities from that time period, including Goldberg, are featured.