André René Roussimoff was born in 1946 in Molien, France. In 1973, Andre joined the organization now known as World Wrestling Entertainment, where he became a superstar and rival of WWE legend Hulk Hogan. At over seven feet tall and 400 to 600 pounds, he became known as "The Eighth Wonder of the World".
For anybody who grew up watching him, the documentary looks incredible, with interviews from Vince McMahon, Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Billy Crystal, Rob Reiner, family members and more, covering his life, his time in the ring, and his performance in the cult movie, "The Princess Bride".
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