Barry Blaustein’s 1999 documentary Beyond the Mat captured lightning in a bottle when it was given access to the behind-the-scenes operations of the World Wrestling Federation at a time when wrestling was enjoying a boom period. Also featuring Blaustein’s exploration of life at the end of the wrestling careers of Jake Roberts and Terry Funk, the film gained further notoriety due to complaints about the movie from both McMahon and Roberts.

Explore the links below for more on Beyond the Mat.