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WWE Studios Inc. (formerly known as WWE Films) is an American film studio owned by the professional wrestling corporation WWE.wikipedia
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WWE Studios Inc. (formerly known as WWE Films) is an American film studio owned by the professional wrestling corporation WWE.
WWE has also branched out into other fields, including movies, football, and various other business ventures.

Kane (wrestler)

KaneGlenn JacobsIsaac Yankem
WWE announced the first three film projects in January 2005; The Condemned, starring Steve Austin, The Marine, starring John Cena, and Goodnight, later retitled as See No Evil, starring Kane.
Outside of professional wrestling, Jacobs has made numerous guest appearances in film and on television, including the lead role in the 2006 WWE Studios production See No Evil and its 2014 sequel.

The Marine

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WWE announced the first three film projects in January 2005; The Condemned, starring Steve Austin, The Marine, starring John Cena, and Goodnight, later retitled as See No Evil, starring Kane. In February 2012, WWE Studios agreed to a new three-film deal with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment to produce, finance and market three straight-to-DVD titles, including The Marine 3: Homefront starring The Miz, having previously worked with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment on the previous films in the franchise, The Marine and The Marine 2.
It was produced by Vince McMahon through the film production division of WWE, called WWE Studios, and distributed in the United States by 20th Century Fox.

The Condemned

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WWE announced the first three film projects in January 2005; The Condemned, starring Steve Austin, The Marine, starring John Cena, and Goodnight, later retitled as See No Evil, starring Kane.
The film was produced by WWE Films and distributed by Lionsgate on April 27, 2007.

Big Show

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Around the same time, the film announced production had been completed on another co-production with Samuel Goldwyn Films, the comedy Knucklehead, which starred WWE wrestler Big Show. In May 2014, it was announced that WWE had extended their partnership with Lionsgate Entertainment to release a further six films together, with the first two announced as Vendetta, starring The Big Show and 12 Rounds 3: Lockdown starring Dean Ambrose.
In 2010, he had his first lead role, in the comedy film Knucklehead, which was produced by WWE Studios.

The Miz

Mike MizaninMike "The Miz" MizaninMiz TV
In February 2012, WWE Studios agreed to a new three-film deal with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment to produce, finance and market three straight-to-DVD titles, including The Marine 3: Homefront starring The Miz, having previously worked with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment on the previous films in the franchise, The Marine and The Marine 2.
He has also come to star in several films produced by WWE Studios, portraying Jake Carter in The Marine 3: Homefront, The Marine 4: Moving Target and The Marine 5: Battleground as well as starring in Christmas Bounty and Santa's Little Helper.

Edge (wrestler)

EdgeAdam CopelandAdam "Edge" Copeland
Further projects were announced in 2010 with WWE wrestlers in lead roles, with The Chaperone starring Triple H, which was released in February 2011, and Bending the Rules starring Edge, which was released in March 2012.
Aside from professional wrestling, Copeland appeared in the fantasy film Highlander: Endgame and WWE Studios' Bending the Rules.

See No Evil (2006 film)

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WWE announced the first three film projects in January 2005; The Condemned, starring Steve Austin, The Marine, starring John Cena, and Goodnight, later retitled as See No Evil, starring Kane.
See No Evil is a 2006 Australian-American slasher film directed by Gregory Dark, written by Dan Madigan, It is a remake of Richard Fleischer's 1971 film of the same name; produced by Joel Simon, and starring professional wrestler Kane (Glenn Jacobs).

12 Rounds (film)

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The deal also included the release of 12 Rounds 2: Reloaded starring Randy Orton, having together previously released 12 Rounds starring John Cena.
12 Rounds is a 2009 American action film directed by Renny Harlin and produced by WWE Studios.

The Chaperone (2011 film)

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Further projects were announced in 2010 with WWE wrestlers in lead roles, with The Chaperone starring Triple H, which was released in February 2011, and Bending the Rules starring Edge, which was released in March 2012.
The Chaperone is a 2011 American crime comedy film directed by Stephen Herek, and also produced by WWE Studios.

Bending the Rules

Further projects were announced in 2010 with WWE wrestlers in lead roles, with The Chaperone starring Triple H, which was released in February 2011, and Bending the Rules starring Edge, which was released in March 2012.
Bending the Rules is a 2012 buddy cop action comedy film directed by Artie Mandelberg, produced by WWE Studios, and starring Adam "Edge" Copeland and Jamie Kennedy.

Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery

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The movie released on March 25, 2014.
It is a co-production between Warner Bros. Animation and WWE Studios.

No Holds Barred (1989 film)

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Before the formation of WWE Studios, the WWF had produced the 1989 film No Holds Barred featuring Hulk Hogan under the Shane Distribution Company banner, a precursor to today's company.
It was released on DVD for the first time ever with a digitally remastered transfer by WWE Home Video under the WWE Studios banner on July 3, 2012.

Legendary (film)

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In December 2009, it was announced that Patricia Clarkson and Danny Glover would star in the WWE Studios and Samuel Goldwyn Films co-production of Legendary along with WWE wrestler John Cena.
WWE Studios produced the film alongside Samuel Goldwyn Films.

Ken Anderson (wrestler)

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He has also worked occasionally as an actor and starred as Master Chief Petty Officer Carter Holt in the WWE Studios production Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia in 2009.

Santino Marella

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In February 2014, WWE announced the sequel to the 1996 film Jingle All the Way, to star Larry the Cable Guy and WWE wrestler Santino Marella.
Marella began a publicity campaign against the WWE Films production, The Condemned, as its DVD release neared.

Samuel Goldwyn Films

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In December 2009, it was announced that Patricia Clarkson and Danny Glover would star in the WWE Studios and Samuel Goldwyn Films co-production of Legendary along with WWE wrestler John Cena.

12 Rounds 3: Lockdown

In May 2014, it was announced that WWE had extended their partnership with Lionsgate Entertainment to release a further six films together, with the first two announced as Vendetta, starring The Big Show and 12 Rounds 3: Lockdown starring Dean Ambrose.
It is the sequel to the 2013 film 12 Rounds 2: Reloaded, the third installment in the 12 Rounds trilogy, and the second of six films (titled the "Action Six-Pack" series) to be co-produced by WWE Studios and Lionsgate, who distribute the film.

John Cena

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WWE announced the first three film projects in January 2005; The Condemned, starring Steve Austin, The Marine, starring John Cena, and Goodnight, later retitled as See No Evil, starring Kane. In December 2009, it was announced that Patricia Clarkson and Danny Glover would star in the WWE Studios and Samuel Goldwyn Films co-production of Legendary along with WWE wrestler John Cena.
WWE Studios, a division of WWE which produces and finances motion pictures, produced Cena's first movie – The Marine, which was distributed theatrically by 20th Century Fox America beginning on October 13, 2006.

The Marine 2

In February 2012, WWE Studios agreed to a new three-film deal with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment to produce, finance and market three straight-to-DVD titles, including The Marine 3: Homefront starring The Miz, having previously worked with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment on the previous films in the franchise, The Marine and The Marine 2.
The film was produced by the films division of WWE, called WWE Studios, and distributed in the United States by 20th Century Fox.

Queens of the Ring

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The film was supported by WWE Studios.

The Flintstones & WWE: Stone Age SmackDown!

The Flintstones & WWE: Stone Age SmackDown
It is the second co-production between Warner Bros. Animation and WWE Studios following Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery.

The Condemned 2

The Condemned 2 (also known as The Condemned 2: Desert Prey) is a 2015 American action film directed by Roel Reiné and released by WWE Studios.

Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia

The film was co-produced by WWE Studios, written by Tobias Iaconis and released direct-to-video on January 6, 2009.

The Call (2013 film)

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WWE Studios most successful film to date is the 2013 release The Call, starring Halle Berry and Abigail Breslin, which made close to $70 million at the box office, despite a comparatively small budget of just $13m.
With box office takings of over $68 million, The Call is WWE Studios' most commercially successful film to date, the previous top-grossing productions being See No Evil, which stars professional wrestler Kane (Glenn Jacobs) ($19 million) and 12 Rounds, which stars professional wrestler John Cena ($17 million).