The Sheik

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Genre: Biopic, Documentary, Foreign

Igal Hecht
Aaron Avruskin
Stu Stone
Jake Neiman

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Khosrow Vaziri (a.k.a. "Iron Sheik") went from being one of the Shah of Iran's bodyguards to World Wrestling Federation Champion and Hall of Famer. He achieved the American Dream by personifying a foreign villain. Losing his world championship belt to Hulk Hogan became a defining moment in professional wrestling. Following, he struggled with addiction and despair as a family man. But with the help of Toronto's Magen brothers, the Sheik begins a road to redemption and renewed status as a public figure. Here, we observe Vaziri's unprecedented comeback from drug abuse, devastating injuries and tragic losses to re-emerge, at age 72, as Twitter's most outlandish personality.