MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 13,236 this week

Afghan Muscles (2006)

7.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 71 users  
Reviews: write review | 1 critic

The young men of Afghanistan have discovered the art of bodybuilding. In a country ravished by war, these men still hold on to their dreams; dreams of muscle, honour and fame - absolute control of the body in a world of chaos.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1750 titles
created 04 Aug 2012
 
a list of 349 titles
created 11 Oct 2012
 
A
a list of 1691 titles
created 28 Nov 2012
 
a list of 30 titles
created 26 Aug 2013
 
a list of 629 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Afghan Muscles" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Afghan Muscles (2006)

Afghan Muscles (2006) on IMDb 7.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Afghan Muscles.
1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A documentary that follows top bodybuilders as they train to compete in the Mr. Olympia competition.

Director: Vlad Yudin
Stars: Lou Ferrigno, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mickey Rourke
Documentary | Adventure | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Writing. Love. Pain. Nothing in Troels' life is small or easy. He dreams, thinks and feels in capital letters. Troels is approaching 30, with very little to show for it. His successful, ... See full summary »

Directors: Andreas Dalsgaard, Simon Lereng Wilmont
Stars: Troels Faldorf, Christian Vium, Andreas Dalsgaard
Teddy Bear I (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The 38-year-old bodybuilder Dennis would really like to find true love. He has never had a girlfriend and lives alone with his mother in a suburb of Copenhagen. When his uncle marries a ... See full summary »

Director: Mads Matthiesen
Stars: Kim Kold, David Winters, Elsebeth Steentoft
Copenhagen (2009)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A war photographer returns home for a brief moment, hoping to reconnect with the woman he left behind.

Director: Andreas Dalsgaard
Stars: Thomas Bo Larsen, Laura Drasbæk, Pernille Vallentin
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Director: Andreas Dalsgaard
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Noorrulhoda Shirbad ...
Noor
Hamid Shirzai ...
Hamid
Edit

Storyline

The young men of Afghanistan have discovered the art of bodybuilding. In a country ravaged by war, these men still hold on to their dreams; dreams of muscle, honour and fame - absolute control of the body in a world of chaos. From the dusty ruins of Kabul to the skyline of Dubai we follow the bodybuilder Hamid's heroic struggle to gather food and proteins, hoping to win the championship and thereby create a better life for himself and his clan. But nothing goes as planned; Welcome to "Afghan Muscles" - a different and groundbreaking portrait of Afghanistan after 9/11. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

7 September 2007 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

Afganski biceps  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Update on the Muscle Men? sandycastle
Discuss Afghan Muscles (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?