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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.

Filmography

Released

Film Year Starring Distributer Notes
The Scorpion King April 19, 2002 The Rock Universal Pictures as WWF Entertainment
The Rundown September 26, 2003 The Rock Universal Pictures
Walking Tall April 2, 2004 The Rock Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
See No Evil May 19, 2006 Kane Lionsgate
The Marine October 13, 2006 John Cena 20th Century Fox
The Condemned April 27, 2007 Steve Austin Lionsgate Last theatrical film as WWE Films
Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia January 6, 2009 Ken Kennedy 20th Century Fox Straight-to-video
12 Rounds March 27, 2009 John Cena 20th Century Fox First theatrical film as WWE Studios
The Marine 2 December 29, 2009 Ted DiBiase Jr. 20th Century Fox Straight-to-video
Legendary September 10, 2010 John Cena Samuel Goldwyn Films
Knucklehead October 22, 2010 Big Show Samuel Goldwyn Films
The Chaperone February 18, 2011 Triple H Samuel Goldwyn Films
That's What I Am April 29, 2011 Randy Orton Samuel Goldwyn Films
Inside Out September 9, 2011 Triple H Samuel Goldwyn Films
The Reunion October 21, 2011 John Cena Samuel Goldwyn Films
Bending the Rules March 9, 2012 Edge WWE Studios
The Day August 29, 2012 Anchor Bay Films
WWE Studios
Distribution only
Barricade September 25, 2012 WWE Studios
The Marine 3: Homefront March 5, 2013 The Miz 20th Century Fox Straight-to-video
Dead Man Down March 8, 2013 Wade Barrett FilmDistrict
The Call March 15, 2013 David Otunga TriStar Pictures
No One Lives May 10, 2013 Brodus Clay Anchor Bay Films
Queens of the Ring (Les reines du ring) July 3, 2013 (France)
November 11, 2014 (US)
The Miz1
CM Punk1
Eve Torres1
Image Entertainment Straight-to-video (US)
12 Rounds 2: Reloaded June 4, 2013 Randy Orton 20th Century Fox Straight-to-video
Christmas Bounty November 26, 2013 The Miz Warner Bros. TV movie
Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery March 25, 2014 Various voices2 Warner Bros. Straight-to-video, animated
Oculus April 11, 2014 Relativity Media
Road to Paloma July 11, 2014 Anchor Bay Entertainment
WWE Studios
Distribution only
Leprechaun: Origins August 22, 2014 Hornswoggle Lionsgate
See No Evil 2 October 21, 2014 Kane Lionsgate Straight-to-video
Jingle All The Way 2 December 2, 2014 Santino Marella 20th Century Fox Straight-to-video
The Flintstones & WWE: Stone Age Smackdown! March 10, 2015 Various voices3 Warner Bros. Straight-to-video, animated
The Marine 4: Moving Target April 21, 2015 The Miz
Summer Rae
20th Century Fox Straight-to-video
Vendetta June 12, 2015 Big Show Lionsgate Straight-to-video, 1st installment in the Action Six-Pack series
12 Rounds 3: Lockdown September 11, 2015 Dean Ambrose Lionsgate Straight-to-video, 2nd installment in the Action Six-Pack series
The Condemned 2: Desert Prey

November 6, 2015

Randy Orton Lionsgate Straight-to-video
Santa's Little Helper November 17, 2015 The Miz
Paige
20th Century Fox Straight-to-video
Countdown April 5, 2016 Dolph Ziggler
Kane
Various cameos4
Lionsgate Straight-to-video
Term Life April 29, 2016 Focus World Limited release
Scooby-Doo! and WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon July 26, 2016 (Digital HD)
August 9, 2016 (Home video)
Various voices5 Warner Bros. Straight-to-video, animated
Interrogation September 20, 2016 Edge
Lana
Lionsgate 3rd installment in the Action Six-Pack series
Incarnate December 2, 2016 Mark Henry BH Tilt
Eliminators December 6, 2016 Wade Barrett Universal Studios Home Entertainment Straight-to-video
Surf's Up 2: WaveMania January 17, 2017 Various voices6 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Straight-to-video, animated
The Resurrection of Gavin Stone January 20, 2017 Shawn Michaels BH Tilt
The Jetsons & WWE: Robo-WrestleMania! February 28, 2017 (Digital HD)
March 14, 2017 (Home video)
Various voices7 Warner Bros. Straight-to-video, animated
The Marine 5: Battleground March 28, 2017 (Digital HD)
April 25, 2017 (Home Video)
The Miz
Maryse Ouellet
Heath Slater
Curtis Axel
Bo Dallas
Naomi
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Straight-to-video
Sleight April 28, 2017 Universal Pictures Distribution only
Pure Country: Pure Heart August 1, 2017 Shawn Michaels Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Straight-to-video
Armed Response August 4, 2017 Seth Rollins Erebus Pictures Straight-to-video
Birth of the Dragon August 25, 2017 BH Tilt
Killing Hasselhoff August 29, 2017 Straight-to-video
  1. ^ Cameos only.
  2. ^ Voices include: John Cena, Brodus Clay, Michael Cole, Kane, AJ Lee, Santino Marella, The Miz, Triple H, and Vince McMahon.
  3. ^ Voices include: John Cena, Nikki Bella, Brie Bella, The Undertaker, CM Punk, Vince McMahon, Rey Mysterio, Daniel Bryan, and Mark Henry.
  4. ^ Cameos include: Lana, Rusev, Jimmy Uso, Jey Uso, Roman Reigns, Santino Marella, Dean Ambrose, Curtis Axel, Mark Henry, Big Show, Daniel Bryan, Heath Slater, Randy Orton, Charles Robinson, Big E, Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods, Viktor, Konnor, Sin Cara, Kalisto, Brock Lesnar, and Paul Heyman.
  5. ^ Voices include: The Undertaker, Triple H, Stephanie McMahon, Vince McMahon, Michael Cole, Paige, Sheamus, Kofi Kingston, Dusty Rhodes, The Miz, Rusev, Lana, Goldust, Stardust, Diego, Fernando, and El Torito.
  6. ^ Voices include: John Cena, The Undertaker, Triple H, Paige, and Vince McMahon.
  7. ^ Voices include: Sheamus, Dolph Ziggler, Stardust, Michael Cole, Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, Alicia Fox, Big Show, Vince McMahon and The Usos

Upcoming

Film Year Starring Distributer Notes
Blood Brother 2017 R-Truth CodeBlack Films Post production
Mohawk 2017 Luke Harper Snowfort Pictures Post production
Fighting with My Family 2018 The Rock WWE Studios Completed Awaiting Release
The Fall Guy The Rock DreamWorks in development
Rampage Richwater Films in development
Long Shot WWE Studios in development
Untitled Gorgeous George film in development
Cold Prey in development
The Buddy Games Sheamus in development

External links

WWE Films
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
2000s
The Mania of WrestleManiaSee No EvilThe MarineThe Condemned12 RoundsThe Marine 2
2010s

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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