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WrestleMania IV (1988)

TV-PG | | Action, Sport | TV Special 27 March 1988
14 WWF Superstars compete for the vacant WWF World Heavweight Championship in a one night tournament live from the Trump Plaza.

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Kerwin Silfies
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Randy Savage ... Macho Man Randy Savage
Ted DiBiase ... 'The Million Dollar Man' Ted DiBiase
Hulk Hogan ... Hulk Hogan
André the Giant ... Andre the Giant
Greg Valentine ... Greg 'The Hammer' Valentine
Bruce Reed Bruce Reed ... The Natural Butch Reed
Bam Bam Bigelow ... Bam Bam Bigelow
Jim Duggan ... 'Hacksaw' Jim Duggan
Elizabeth Hulette ... Miss Elizabeth
Rick Rude ... 'Ravishing' Rick Rude
Richard Blood ... Ricky Steamboat
Don Muraco ... 'The Rock' Don Muraco
Jake Roberts ... Jake 'The Snake' Roberts
Adolph Bresciano Adolph Bresciano ... Dino Bravo
Wayne Farris ... The Honky Tonk Man
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Storyline

For the first time in history, the WWF Title stands vacant. A one night tournament, with 14 participants, is held to crown a new champion. In the tournament are Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant, Ted DiBiase, Randy Savage, The One Man Gang, Don Muraco, Jim Duggan, Ricky Steamboat, Greg Valentine, Dino Bravo, Jake Roberts, Bam Bam Bigelow, & Rick Rude. Also, WWF Intercontinental Title: The Honky Tonk Man vs. Brutus Beefcake, WWF Tag Team Championship: Strike Force vs. Demolition, The Ultimate Warrior vs. Hercules, 20 man over the top battle Royal. Written by Anonymous

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Action | Sport

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 March 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

WrestleMania IV See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

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Trivia

First WWF PPV appearance for Frenchy Martin. See more »

Goofs

Andre was out of place in the WWF Championship final, as evidenced when Randy Savage, after bouncing off the ropes, goes uncharacteristically diagonal towards Andre so he could grab him by the ankle. See more »

Quotes

Heenan, Bobby 'The Brain': [to Bob Uecker] You received 7,000 votes to get into the Hall Of Fame. You'd have gotten a lot more, but you ran out of stamps.
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Alternate Versions

The DVD version changed the following superstars's entrance themes to generic music:
  • Demolition (Ax and Smash)
  • "The Rock" Don Muraco
  • "The Natural" Butch Reed
  • The Islanders (Tama and Haku)
  • Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat Any use of the name "WWF" has been edited out.
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Connections

Followed by WWE Elimination Chamber (2010) See more »

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I used to love this show...but now...
5 March 2002 | by jimjam20-2See all my reviews

Ya know, I use to love this show, but on further review...it was pretty damn boring! Way to many matches, and not really any good ones. The World Title Tourny is cool idea, but it lead to alot of quick matches, instead of any worthwhile longer matches. Do yourself a favor, don't bother with this one (unless your a big Randy Savage fan, and I am) But I still didn't care to much for this show.


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