Beyond the Mat
Documentary • R • 1999 • 1 hr 42 min
An interesting insight into the world of professional wrestling.
Great look into the horrors of wrestling. Sad, and at times depressing, but you can never look away. Definitely worth a watch.
A no punches pulled look behind the scenes of pro wrestling. You’ll love the wrestlers and resent the amoral promoters who exploit them.
One of the best documentaries ever made. Not just a wrestling documentary but a great documentary in general.
One of the greatest wrestling documentaries of all time
A deep dive into the Montreal screw job and more when wrestling was at its peak of popularity
One of the first documentaries I can remember that gave you a raw, unadulterated glimpse into a genre mired in secrecy, aka pro-wrasslin’
Great documentary even if you’re not a fan of wrestling. It’s a very human look at the athlete behind the character.
When I first saw this, I was amazed at how far Jake Roberts had fallen. Watch this and The Resurrection Of Jake The Snake back to back.
Amazing documentary about the sad and glorious sides of wrestling
A fallen professional wrestling superstar battles his past demons in a struggle to reclaim his life and the family that has given up on him.
Unemployed and recently dumped, Mitch and his buddy Sam start a revenge-for-hire business to raise the $50,000 that Sam's father needs to get a heart transplant.
Between his tax problems and his legal battle with his wife for the custody of his daughter, these are hard times for the action movie star who finds that even Steven Seagal has pinched a role from him! This fictionalized version of Jean-Claude Van Damme returns to the country of his birth to seek the peace and tranquility he can no longer enjoy in the United States, but inadvertently gets involved in a bank robbery with hostages.
Bruno Stroszek is released from prison and warned to stop drinking. He has few skills and fewer expectations: with a glockenspiel and an accordion, he ekes out a living as a street musician. He befriends Eva, a prostitute down on her luck and they join his neighbor, Scheitz, an elderly eccentric, when he leaves Germany to live in Wisconsin.
The eccentric new manager of a UHF television channel tries to save the station from financial ruin with an odd array of programming.
A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.
A documentary about the rise and fall of the Cannon Film Group, the legendary independent film company helmed by Israeli cousins Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus.
An ambitious and wide-ranging documentary exploring Andre’s upbringing in France, his celebrated career in WWE, and his forays in the entertainment world.