Barbed Wire City: The Unauthorized Story of Extreme Championship Wrestling (2013)

Director
Kevin Kiernan; John Philapavage

Main cast
Paul Heyman; Troy Martin; Brian Daniel Heffron; Michael Manna; Bill Alfonso

Genres
Action, Documentary

Description
The film studies the history of, and people who made, Extreme Championship Wrestling a cult sensation in the 1990s. Its an intimate look at the subculture of a subculture, and the athletes who were willing to take massive amounts of punishment for little money based on the promise of something more within their industry. This is a film about culture and human beings - who just happen to use tables and chairs and violent acts as part of their performance art. This documentary is not owned or supported by the WWE.


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