Posts in the Infographics Category

From the Ring to the Screen: WWE Hollywood Takeover

From the Ring to the Screen: WWE Hollywood Takeover

The 31st annual SummerSlam is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more hyped. Did you know SummerSlam is WWE’s second-biggest pay-per-view of the year? To celebrate, we are highlighting 13 of our favorite WWE stars' wrestling careers, which include media endeavors other than wrestling. During their off-time, they stay busy doing appearances in commercials, films and television shows, as well as writing their own books. From Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson to John Cena to André the Giant and more, keep reading to see if your favorite wrestler is included in the list!

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Box Office Magic and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter [Infographic]

Box Office Magic and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

The careers of Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint skyrocketed when Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone premiered in November 2001. The film was a major success and made $32.3 million on its opening day, breaking the United States' single day record previously held by Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace. Though this was only the beginning! The subsequent films continued to be record breakers and collectively generated $7.2 billion at the box office.

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"They Were in Star Wars?" 15 Actors You Probably Didn’t Know Were in Star Wars Movies

Mark Hamill. Carrie Fisher. Harrison Ford. Daisy Ridley. John Boyega. We all know them from Star Wars movies. Sure, all of them acted before Star Wars but it was Star Wars that made them stars. There are plenty of actors, however, who appeared in Star Wars movies but aren’t remembered for it. Some played uncredited extras, like Stormtroopers and droids and handmaidens. Others got famous long after their appearance, even decades later. In any case, it’s about time we look back at our favorite forgotten Star Wars appearances and also some of our favorite cameos from already-famous actors!

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Box Office Smashes: The Marvel Cinematic Universe [Infographic]

Marvel Cinematic Universe Box Office

We may not have known at the time, but the world of entertainment changed significantly on May 2, 2008 when Iron Man hit theaters. The movie, which featured one of Marvel’s mid-tier characters which they still owned the rights to, opened to rave reviews and made nearly $100 million on opening weekend en route to becoming the 2nd biggest movie of the year behind The Dark Knight. The most important thing, however, came in a scene shown after the credits (known as a stinger) in which Nick Fury approaches Tony Stark to talk about The Avengers. From that moment, the Marvel Cinematic Universe began to form.

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Deadman Forever: The Evolution of The Undertaker [Infographic]

The Evolution of the Undertaker

The Deadman. The Phenom. Mark Calaway has gone by many nicknames over his professional wrestling career, but he will always be known to most simply as The Undertaker. Since his WWE debut nearly 30 years ago, The Undertaker has been a fan favorite and one of the most iconic Superstars to step into the ring...or the cage...or the boiler room...or the cell. Having never been one to back down from a challenge, the list of accomplishments and ground-breaking matches (both figuratively and literally) over The Undertaker's storied career is among many all-time wrestling greats. Even though he didn't carry the gaudy number of championships of other such legends, he remained at the top of his game for the longest time. It wouldn't matter if he was thrown in a casket or buried under a giant mound of dirt. He always came back. After all, you can't kill what won't die...

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Funding Football: The Cost of the Big Game [Infographic]

The NFL's championship game has grown into one of the biggest and most watched events. The game itself and the week leading up to it are quite the spectacle and getting tickets has proven hard to come by. The first such game had empty seats and you could walk up to the box office and pay $12 to get in, which would be unheard of today. In fact, you simply can't just get tickets to the game at face value anymore. Fans typically pay at least three to four times the face value of tickets.

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