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Stay Hungry (1976)

 -  Drama | Comedy  -  23 April 1976 (USA)
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Lester
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A syndicate wants to buy a whole district to rebuild it. They've bought every house except the small gym "Olympic", where Mr. Austria Joe Santo prepares for the Mr. Universum championships a month ahead. The rich sunny-boy Craig Blake is brought in by the syndicate as a dummy to buy the gym. But then he starts to like the people and falls in love with Joe's friend Marie-Tate. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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A fuerza de músculos  »

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Trivia

Another professional body builder (also a prominent role in movie Pumping Iron) not credited, but seen leaving the Mr. Universe completion is Mike Katz. He is on the far left in the red tights. See more »

Goofs

When Franklin discovers the first burglar on a ladder inside the gym, he knocks over the ladder (with the burglar still on it ). The ladder and burglar crash through a wooden gate and hit the floor, you can see the burglar bounce twice. It is obvious there was a mattress to cushion the fall. See more »

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Featured in The 34th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1977) See more »

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Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
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Written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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Sally Field awfully cute
7 December 2004 | by (Houston) – See all my reviews

A somewhat slow-moving film. But that's okay. Jeff bridges played a lot of these quirky characters in the Seventies, and this is a good example. His character (Craig Blake) has little family, but comes into a sort of surrogate one. Arnold Schwarzenegger begins his acting career in this one, and does OK. There is little indication that he would become a huge action star. (or governor) He plays a body-builder (surprise!). This was kind of below the radar screen in those days, so it was an odd subject. Sally Field was so young and cute here, especially since she showed off that nice round bottom. Yes, we really liked you, Sally! Overall, this one is worth a rental, or catching on cable. Grade: C


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