Andre The Giant

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An HBO Sports and WWE® presentation of a JMH Films production in association with Ringer Films, Andre the Giant is a biographical profile of André René Roussimoff, a.k.a. “Andre the Giant,” who rose to stardom in the world of professional wrestling in the 1970s and captured the pop-culture imagination until his death in 1993 at the age of 46. Directed by Emmy®-winning director/producer Jason Hehir, this ambitious, wide-ranging film explores Andre’s upbringing in France, his celebrated career in the WWE®, and his forays in the entertainment world, including a role in the hit film The Princess Bride. An engaging and often-poignant look at the man behind the myth, the film combines never-before-seen footage with revealing interviews of WWE® superstars, entertainment execs and athletes, as well as Andre’s family and friends. The result is a revealing portrait of a one of professional wrestling’s most recognizable, yet misunderstood, figures.

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