Cody Rhodes grew up living in the shadow of his father, WWE Hall of Famer “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes. In 2016, Cody risked it all by leaving WWE to make a name for himself, becoming the “American Nightmare.” This intimate and revealing documentary follows Cody’s journey away from the WWE, and his return at WrestleMania 38 last year, as he chases the dream of winning the WWE championship, the one title his father was never able to claim. Through never-before-seen footage and unprecedented access, this Peacock Original illustrates the transformation of a man who is blazing a new trail in sports entertainment.

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American Nightmare: Becoming Cody Rhodes (2023)

Documentary · 2h 0m · 7/31/2023

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Cody Rhodes grew up living in the shadow of his father, WWE Hall of Famer “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes. In 2016, Cody risked it all by leaving WWE to make a name for himself, becoming the “American Nightmare.” This intimate and revealing documentary follows Cody’s journey away from the WWE, and his return at WrestleMania 38 last year, as he chases the dream of winning the WWE championship, the one title his father was never able to claim. Through never-before-seen footage and unprecedented access, this Peacock Original illustrates the transformation of a man who is blazing a new trail in sports entertainment.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)
Cast
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David Browning

Self / The Mayberry Deputy
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Betty Lynn

Self
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Allan Newsome

Self / Floyd The Barber Tribute Artist
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Kenneth Junkin

Self / Otis Campbell Tribute Artist
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Jeff Branch

Self / Howard Sprague Tribute Artist
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Eli Austin

Self / Opie Tribute Artist
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Dixie Griffith

Self / Skippy The Fun Girl
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Karen Knotts

Self
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Ronnie Schell

Self
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Tim Wildschut

Self
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Constantine Sedikides

Self
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Gary Freeze

Self
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Robert Keith Brown

Col. Harvey
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Margaret Kerry

Self
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Eric Lowry

Self / Mayor Pike Tribute Artist
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Christie McLendon

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Crew
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Chris Hudson

Director
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Chris Hudson

Writer
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