Movies starring WWE Superstars every wrestling fan should watch

Did you know that WWE stars are not only wrestlers? Wrestlers like Hulk Hogan, Triple H, and Shawn Michaels are also successful actors who took part in some of Hollywood’s major productions. Some of them starred in movies both before their WWE appearances and during the WWE seasons. Here is a list of five movies that every wrestling fan should know about.

#1 Spiderman – 2002

We can all agree that Spiderman is one of the best movies based on a comic book. The first Spiderman movie that came out in 2002 features a WWE wrestler known as Savage. He took the role of “Bonesaw” McGraw, a wrestler whom Peter Parker defeats using his new Spiderman powers. It is important to point out that Savage wasn’t involved in WWE during the production. However, the movie turned out to be a foundation for a massive franchise, and Savage played a significant role in it. For all the wrestling fans out there, this movie is definitely worth watching.

#2 They Live – 1988

The movie titled “They Live” from 1988 features a well-known WWE wrestler “Rowdy” Roddy Piper. In this movie, Piper took part in what became one of the best fight scenes in the history of film production. The movie itself has an interesting storyline that includes alien conspiracies and glasses with magical powers. To shed more light on what was going on, Piper’s character discovered that the elite society at the time were actually aliens. He used magic sunglasses that allowed him to see things others couldn’t. Of course, his fighting scenes made this movie as popular as it is.

#3 Ed Wood – 1994

Ed Wood from 1994 features WWE wrestler George “The Animal” Steele. Steele took a character who also spent time wrestling in the ring. The movie was based on a biography of a B-movie director set in the 1950s. Steele had a chance to work with no other than Johnny Depp on the production that became one of Tim Burton’s best movies. Ed Wood has an interesting plot and portrays the “art imitates life” technique, which makes it a movie worth watching.

#4 The Rundown – 2003

The Rundown movie from 2003 was one of those productions that made The Rock more successful in Hollywood than he ever was in wrestling. This fun action movie was set in the South American rainforest, which added a unique twist to its storyline. Thanks to this production, The Rock was considered to be the next Schwarzenegger, and it didn’t take long for him to achieve great success in the film industry. He was ranked as the highest paid actor in 2016 with many movies behind him.

#5 Guardians of The Galaxy – 2014

Last but not least, the newest movie on our list is Guardians of The Galaxy featuring none other than Batista. He took the role of Drax, also known as The Destroyer who had trouble understanding sarcasm. This added humor to Batista’s interpretation of the character, which is why he made an appearance in many highlights of the movie. Many will argue that the Guardians of The Galaxy is the best movie featuring a WWE star, but we will let you be the judge of that.

Secure Your Devices While Streaming Movies

This list has no doubt inspired you to enjoy a movie marathon featuring WWE wrestlers. But it is important to mention that not all of these will be available for streaming everywhere. Some streaming platforms block part of their content in certain countries. So if you want to enjoy unrestricted access to these and many more movies, make sure to get a VPN for streaming.

All you have to do is download a VPN app and run it while streaming movies. Investing in a VPN will bring along other benefits as well, including the ability to browse the internet anonymously and securing all of your network connections.


While there many movies that feature WWE stars, the five listed above are considered the most popular ones. If you’re a fan of WWE wrestling, you must not miss out on these amazing productions. Don’t forget to use a VPN to have a safe and smooth streaming experience. Make sure to invest in a reliable and paid VPN provider because free services can cause lags and slow internet connection speeds. After all, fast and stable internet connection is the most important thing if you want to watch movies online.

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