About the film
WWE The Big Event
Release Date: August 27, 1986
|Slogan||:||«It's the Biggest One Yet!»|
|Production Companies||:||World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)|
|Producers||:||Robert James Marella|
|Writers||:||George Scott, Pierre Clermont|
The Big Event was a Canada-only professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), which took place on August 28, 1986, at the Exhibition Stadium in Toronto, Ontario. The event drew a legitimate crowd of 74,000 fans which was an outdoor attendance record at the time. The event set an attendance record for a wrestling show that would not be beaten until WrestleMania III. The main event heading into the event was between WWF Champion Hulk Hogan and Paul Orndorff for the WWF Championship.