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Raw Iron: The Making of 'Pumping Iron' (2002)

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A documentary on the making of "Pumping Iron" to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Aired on Cinemax.

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Mike Katz ...
Himself - Mr. World 1973
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Himself - Mr. Universe 1974
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Himself - Mr. Olympia 1981
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Joe Weider ...
Himself - Bodybuilding Publisher
Bill Grant ...
Himself - Mr. America 1971
Ken Waller ...
Himself - Mr. Universe 1975
Reg Park ...
Himself - Friend and mentor
Ed Corney ...
Himself
Matty Ferrigno ...
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Himself - Narrator (voice)
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A documentary on the making of "Pumping Iron" to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Aired on Cinemax.

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