I was thinking about wrestling movies today and since King of the Ring has been cancelled, how about a new tournament. Some of these movies are bad.... real bad. Some are so bad they are funny. Then there are a few that are perfectly good and watchable. So ladies and gentlemen I bring to you:
King of the Cinema Ring -16 Movie Tournament-
They Live (Roddy Piper) The Waterboy (Big Show)-----OUT Man on the Moon (Jerry Lawler) Highlander: End Game (Edge) Universal Soldier: The Return (Goldberg) Hell Comes to Frog Town (Roddy Piper Body Slam (WWF) No Holds Barred (Hulk Hogan) Ready to Rumble (WCW) Predator (Jesse Ventura) The Princess Bride (Andre the Giant) Rocky III (Hulk Hogan) Black Mask 2 (RVD) Spider-man (Macho Man) Suburban Commando (Hulk Hogan & Undertaker) Scorpion King (Rock)
Edit: (I added in Goldberg and Andre, goodbye Mr. Nanny and Sting)
Vote for which one you liked better and the winners move on in the tournament. PS: Before you ask, I trimmed out Assault on Devil's Island, 3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain, Mummy Returns, Santa with Muscles, Shutterspeed, the Real Reason Men Commit Crimes, and Mr. Nanny.
Round 1 Match 1
CRZ- I wasn't sure if you care for these type of threads on your board, but I did it anyway.
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(edited by waffleking on 27.4.03 1241) Quoth the Norman Darter, "Well Forevermore!"
Originally posted by Mr TuesdayNo mention of Kevin Nash as "Super Shredder"
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Is this real? If so it's something i never knew.
"i dont know what it is or what it could be but i get a woody when these pussies try to push me thinkin they gonna put me in a position to pickle me y'all tickle me pink i think i'd just rather have Pink Tickle Me" Biggie, 50 Cent, Eminem "The Realest" (RemiX)
"...like the whole idea of a 'war on terrorism'. You can wage war against another country, or on a national group within your own country, but you can't wage war on an abstract noun. How do you know when you've won? When you've got it removed from the Oxford English Dictionary?" ~ Terry Jones
Unabashed HHH mark: because even megalomaniacs need love.
I'm disappointed by the lack of a Santo movie or "Grunt! The Wrestling Movie" on this list. But among Waterboy vs. They Live, I gotta go with They Live, if for nothing else than the fight scene that went on and on and on. Fight scenes pad the film and prevent the inclusion of the nastiness known as 'plot', donchaknow?
It is spring. The groundhog comes out of his hole and sees his shadow. It is the shadow of my right front tire. That means winter will last another six weeks. But not for him. - Red Green (Epsiode 13 - The Whittling Contest)
End the voting now, They Live! is your winner. Surprisingly enough, this was actually a good flick and had a nice twist turn at the end. I like Waterboy, but Big Show was just a cameo, I say if they just had less then five minutes of screen time, the movie should be cut out of the list.
What about Tiny (Zeus) Lister -- Friday, Next Friday, The Fifth Element, Don Juan De Marco
By the way, Storm's gimmick includes 1.) telling the audience to shut up, and 2.) occasionally making everyone stand for the Canadian national anthem. You know they don't know what to do with a wrestler when he's making fans stand for a national anthem. It's like waving a white flag and saying, "This guy has no personality -- we give up."
I'm sorry. I feel really bad for leaving out all of those movies. Dammit I'm entering the Princess Bride. Andre kicked ass. I wanted a 16 movie tournament so some people were going to get screwed. So goodbye, Mr. Nanny.
"They Live" drops "the Waterboy" like a used rubber with a clean sweep of 6-0.
It wasn't just the bait-and-switch that pissed people off, it should be noted. (I was in the crowd that night.) The replacement match -- Lesnar vs. Team Angle -- started out with a good but long mat sequence between Lesnar and Benjamin.