WWE Studios is a Los Angeles-based subsidiary of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., created in 2002 as WWE Films to develop and produce feature film properties.

To date, it has co-produced three films as well as independently produced three more with The Marine being the first developed solely by the company to reach the filming stage, while the first one to be theatrically released is See No Evil. Stone Cold Steve Austin is signed to star in three movies for WWE Films.Before the formation of WWE Films the WWE had produced the 1989 film No Holds Barred featuring Hulk Hogan.

In 2006, WWE Films chose to further expand the variety of projects that it intends to pursue by also focusing made-for-television films and Direct-to-video movies as well as other media platforms. WWE Films was renamed WWE Studios on July 21, 2008 to further represent the expansion of the WWE subsidiary.

Due to the TV-PG rating by the WWE, all movies are switched from rated R to PG-13 in order to target a younger audience.


As co-producers

Film Year Starring
The Scorpion King 2002 The Rock
The Rundown 2003 The Rock
Walking Tall 2004 The Rock
Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia 2009 Mr. Kennedy

As sole producers

Film Year Starring
The Mania of WrestleMania 2004 WrestleMania XIX
See No Evil 2006 Kane
The Marine 2006 John Cena
The Condemned 2007 Stone Cold Steve Austin
12 Rounds 2009 John Cena
The Marine 2 2010 Ted DiBiase Jr.
Legendary 2010 John Cena
Knucklehead 2010 The Big Show
The Chaperone 2011 Triple H
That's What I Am 2011 Randy Orton
Inside Out 2011 Triple H
The Reunion 2011 John Cena
Bending the Rules 2012 Adam Copeland
Stainless Steel 2012 TBA
Barricade 2012 TBA
No One Lives 2012 Brodus Clay
The Marine: Homefront 2013 The Miz

Box office performance

Film Release date Box office revenue Box office ranking
Domestic Foreign Worldwide United States
See No Evil May 19, 2006 $15,032,800 $3,388,168 $18,420,968 #6
The Marine October 13, 2006 $18,844,784 $3,320,824 $22,165,608 #6
The Condemned April 27, 2007 $7,371,706 $1,263,477 $8,635,183 #9
12 Rounds March 27, 2009 $12,234,694 $2,498,325 $14,733,019 #6

Rental performance

Film Release Date Video Distributor Rental Gross
See No Evil November 28, 2006 Lions Gate Entertainment $16.49 million
The Marine January 30, 2007 20th Century Fox $30.53 million
The Condemned September 18, 2007 Lions Gate Entertainment $22.30 million
Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia January 6, 2009 20th Century Fox $4.37 million

External links

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As co-producers
The Scorpion KingThe RundownWalking TallBehind Enemy Lines: ColombiaChristmas BountyScooby-Doo! WrestleMania MysteryThe Flintstones & WWE: Stone Age Smackdown!IncarnateScooby-Doo! and WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon
As sole producers
The Mania of WrestleManiaSee No EvilThe MarineThe Condemned12 RoundsThe Marine 2

LegendaryKnuckleheadThe ChaperoneThat's What I AmInside OutThe ReunionBending The RulesThe DayBarricadeThe Marine 3: HomefrontDead Man DownThe CallNo One LivesLes reines du ring12 Rounds: Reloaded12 Rounds 3: LockdownLeprechaun: OriginsSee No Evil 2Jingle All The Way 2IncarnateThe Marine 4: Moving TargetVendetta12 Rounds 3: LockdownSanta's Little HelperThe Condemned 2: Desert PreyIncarnateTerm LifeKilling Hasselhoff6:42Human HamburgerScooby-Doo! and WWE: Curse of the Speed DemonInterrogationIncarnateEliminatorsBrother's BloodTempleSurf's Up 2: WaveManiaThe Resurrection of Gavin StoneSleightThe Marine 5: Battleground • Mohawk • The Jetsons & WWE: Robo-WrestleMania!

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