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No Pain, No Gain (2004)

The story of a bodybuilder who longs to be respected for his mind. Mike Zorillo, a small town Ohio champion bodybuilder with a genius IQ, journeys to the Mecca of bodybuilding, Los Angeles,... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Gus Malliarodakis ...
Mike Zorillo
Dennis Newman ...
Jake Steel
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Zigbar Miekbach
Kim Travis ...
Crystal Rivers
Don Phillips Jr. ...
Dr. Martin Rabeau, PhD
Crystal Calderoni ...
Nikki Pauleto
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Peter North
Everett Skaggs ...
Uncle Frank
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Armond
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Ohio Party Girl
Kris Ackernecht ...
Limber Woman
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Security Guard
Susannah Amiss ...
English Hottie
Geoff Annesley ...
Prima Donna
Austin Barbisch ...
Mekka Gym Streaker
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The story of a bodybuilder who longs to be respected for his mind. Mike Zorillo, a small town Ohio champion bodybuilder with a genius IQ, journeys to the Mecca of bodybuilding, Los Angeles, determined to beat his nemesis, Jake Steel, with natural science instead of steroids. Far from home, he's confronted by a gym culture of freaks, juicers and Hollywood wannabes. As he pursues his dream, he's also persecuted by the world's largest sports nutrition company, an entity that's hell-bent on destroying him. Against all odds, the honest and driven bodybuilder resolves to win the prestigious "Mr. West Coast" competition as a way to prove himself and his ideas to the world. Written by Jodi Baum, Samuel Turcotte, Mark O'Bryan

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Nothing Is Stronger Than The Mind

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Comedy | Drama

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