Sunday, November 09, 2008

WWE: Jake the Snake Roberts - Pick Your Poison - The New York Times

About the DVD
Explore the life and career of former brawler Jake "The Snake" Roberts in this revealing look at the man who struck fear into the hearts of the greatest wrestlers of his generation. When "The Snake" came out, trouble was sure to follow, and in addition to fighting such fierce opponents as Hulk Hogan and the Ultimate Warrior in the ring, his personal battles have never been revealed in such detail until the release of this insightful documentary. From family tragedy to drug addiction, this release covers both the highlights and the lowlights of one of wrestling's premier fighters. ~ Jason Buchanan, All Movie Guide

Street Date: November 1, 2005
Rating: TV14
Running Time: 510 Minutes
Language: Eng
Studio: World Wrestling
Region: 1
DVD Sides: 2


* 10 complete matches:
* vs. Ricky Steamboat, Snake Pit Match, The Big Event 8.28.86
* vs. Honky Tonk Man, WrestlingMania III, 3.29.87
* vs. "Ravishing" Rick Rude, Rude Awakening vs. DDT Match, MSG 10.24.88
* vs. Sting, Coal Minr's Glove Match, Halloween Havoc 10.25.92
* vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin, King of the Ring Final, 6.23.96
* vs. Jerry "The King" Lawler, SummerSlam 8.18.96
* The Snake Pit moments with Hulk Hogan & Junkyard Dog
* Classic interviews & promos w/Vince McMahon, Brother Love, Mean Gene Okerlund & more
* A free 80-page WWE Legends mini-book

(Credit: The New York Times)

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