It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. When world wrestling champion Rip Thomas (Hulk Hogan) refuses to join a competing network, an evil executive creates a new program, "The Battle of the...more. A few shows play with an ad break before and after the video. The Fiend rises up and attacks Strowman, hitting him with Sister Abigail for a near fall. Copyright © 2017-2020 and Partners. Reviewed in the United States on March 8, 2019. No Holds Barred: The Match/The Movie, as the event was billed, was shown on pay-per-view on December 27, 1989. Nevertheless, it is No Holds Barred wrestling fun. I think it took almost 20yrs before WWE started producing movies. Rent it, buy it, do what you gotta do, but you have to experience this masterpiece of cinema. WWE Universal Championship – No Holds Barred “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt (c) vs. Braun Strowman. This is pretty much a very silly film, where no one can act, or I should say, everyone overacts ridiculousy. At least, that's how it looked to me! Haven't seen this movie since shortly after it was released in 1989. WWE opened Monday’s Raw with a big announcement. Could only find it on DVD years ago so I didn't bother until I looked for this one Blu-Ray again recently. I remember getting it at Blockbuster (RIP) and watching it several times over before my parents returned it. Enjoy a collection of popular favorites in Spanish – CNN en Español, Discovery en Español, Discovery Familia, ESPN Deportes, History Channel en Español, and Universo. Due to streaming rights, a few shows play with an ad break before and after. I bought this pretty much just for the bonus matches (never seen the cage match and it was always a curiosity). If you are reading this, you know you love this film. no holds barred (not comparable) (wrestling) Without restrictions on holds or what opponents may do.a no holds barred match Having absolutely no limits or restrictions as far as the levels and nature of one's hostilities and offense; taking to an especially ruthless or vicious mannera no holds barred debating style that quickly transformed into bickering Directed by Thomas J. Wright. WWE Confirms No Holds Barred Triple Threat Universal Championship Match For Payback. It's not bad. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Streaming content may count against your data usage. We believe in producing good, clean and authentic submission wrestling matches, that are genuine and showcase the best of each wrestler on our team. Rip refuses and goes back to his normal life. Glad I did! This film still makes me angry whenever I think of it, some months after watching it. Cloud DVR storage space is limited. When world wrestling champion Rip Thomas (Hulk Hogan) refuses to join a competing network, an evil executive creates a new program, "The Battle of the Tough Guys," where rules don't exist and men engage in an all-out brawl for money. (Ok, it may not be the best, but it is still awesome!). It was even more glorious than I remembered. This is one of those movies that is so ridiculous you just have to love it. Strowman attacks The Fiend and hits a Running Powerslam for a near fall. To watch, Subscribe Now! Watching Hulk Hogan burst out of the top of a limousine like the Incredible Hulk, the sleazy studio exec hamming it up in true 80's-villian fashion, and Zeus "Tiny" Lister grimacing at the camera made this well worth the price of admission. It is what it is. Location data required to access content on mobile devices for any Live TV subscription. It's one for the fans and it's a contrived plot. No hidden fees, equipment rentals, or installation appointments. The program consisted of the film in its entirety, followed by a match previously recorded at a Wrestling Challenge taping on December 12 in Nashville, Tennessee.It is currently one of the few WWE pay-per-views not yet available on the WWE Network. This movie couldn't be more 80's if it tried. For the first time ever on DVD comes the 1989 cult classic featuring Hulk Hogan in his first starring role as Rip, a larger-than life wrestling champ who's been flooring some of the biggest bad guys ever to rock'em in the ring. Reviewed in the United States on May 23, 2017. I first saw this as a kid, when I thought Hulk Hogan was the greatest human being to ever have lived. Includes the classic matches from Summer Slam 1989 and the No Holds Barred cage match from 12/27/89.