Nine Legends

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Nine Legends
Nine Legends Poster.png
Promotional Poster for Nine Legends
Produced byDavid Sinnott
StarringBill Goldberg
Rob Van Dam
Ted DiBiase
Amy Dumas
Mike Tyson
Bret Hart
Dynamite Kid
Randy Couture
Chris Jericho
Release date
  • January 28, 2016 (2016-01-28)
Running time
122 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom United States
LanguageEnglish

Nine Legends is a professional wrestling documentary released online via an official stream in January 2016. The film features interviews with seven professional wrestlers, boxer and occasional wrestling personality Mike Tyson and former amateur wrestler and UFC fighter Randy Couture. The film uses a drama narrative to frame the interviews.[1]

Cast[edit]

In order of appearance the film features: Bill Goldberg, Rob Van Dam, Ted DiBiase, Amy Dumas (Lita), Mike Tyson, Bret Hart, Dynamite Kid, Randy Couture and Chris Jericho. In an interview with The Miami Herald, director David Sinnott summed up the cast as "nine legendary athletes from diverse backgrounds and eras."[2]

Reception[edit]

The announcement of the film and its subsequent trailers was covered by Fox Sports, Yahoo News and Forbes amongst other notable publications.[3][4][5][6][7]

Expansion Pack[edit]

In October 2016 a feature length audio commentary track of the documentary was released which featured a different guest for each of the nine scenes. Speakers included Diamond Dallas Page, Robin Leach, Ken Shamrock and Barry W. Blaustein.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Watch Wrestling Greats Tell Their Tales in NINE LEGENDS Trailer". Nerdist.
  2. ^ Jim Varsallone. "David Sinnott discusses 'Nine Legends'". The Miami Herald.
  3. ^ "Goldberg Revisits His WCW Undefeated Streak In The Trailer For 'Nine Legends'". Yahoo News. 3 February 2016.
  4. ^ Fox Sports. "Mike Tyson, pro wrestling legends featured in trailer for movie". FOX Sports.
  5. ^ Sean Rueter (28 January 2016). "Goldberg, Bret Hart, Chris Jericho and more share their stories in new film, 'Nine Legends'". Cageside Seats.
  6. ^ "Bret Hart Criticizes His Legendary Match Against British Bulldog In New Documentary". Forbes. 1 February 2016.
  7. ^ Ross A. Lincoln. "'Nine Legends' Trailer: Mike Tyson, Famous Wrestlers, Sci-Fi? - Deadline". Deadline.
  8. ^ Nick Paglino. "'Former TV Host Robin Leach Compares Donald Trump to WWE Legend, Bret Hart & DDP Comment on New "Nine Legends" Expansion Pack". Wrestle Zone.

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