The 50 coolest maneuvers of all time

#18 Brock Lesnar's F-5

Remember that movie “Twister,” where Bill Paxton and Helen Hunt get trapped in the middle of a tornado? That’s sort of what it looks like when a Superstar is unceremoniously swept into a world of pain by Brock Lesnar’s signature F-5. The Anomaly hoists his foe onto his shoulders in a fireman’s carry, but instead of dumping them to the mat, he shoves them skyward — pushing their legs and pulling their head simultaneously — rotating them in midair before they fall face first to the mat.

Watch Lesnar F-5 Big Show through a table

It’s the rare move that lives up to its namesake, and when combined with Lesnar’s inhuman strength, it becomes the sort of spectacular one might see in an old-school monster movie. Even its imitation has taken on a legendary life of its own, though nothing quite matches the look of “oh crap” terror on a Superstar’s face when The Beast Incarnate takes them for a ride. Here comes the…well, you know. — ANTHONY BENIGNO