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Generation Iron (2013)

PG-13  |   |  Documentary, Drama, Sport  |  20 September 2013 (USA)
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A documentary that follows top bodybuilders as they train to compete in the Mr. Olympia competition.

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From the producer of the original classic Pumping Iron', comes "Generation Iron" the long awaited true story of dedication, rivalry, victory, defeat, redemption and triumph... The film examines the professional sport of bodybuilding today and gives us access to the lives of current bodybuilding stars Phil Heath, Kai Greene, Branch Warren, Dennis Wolf, Victor Martinez, Hidetada Yamagishi as well as ambitious newcomer Ben Pakulski and European sensation Roelly Winklaar on their journey to be crowned Mr. Olympia. Written by Steve Greenberg

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Rated PG-13 for thematic material and brief strong language | See all certifications »
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$245,000 (USA) (20 September 2013)

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$849,521 (USA) (13 December 2013)
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Double Life
Written by Chris Coyne, Lenny Price, RJ Lamb, Chris Degrottole, and Ryan Coyne
Performed by Sixth Gate
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28 August 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A documentary that follows top bodybuilders as they train to compete in the Mr. Olympia competition. The trains of bodybuilding and righteousness can't be stopped and their movement brings about reactive forces in the people they affect. The cinematography is stark and bare, with only the soundtrack adding some effect. Other than that, it was an okay film, and I would recommend that people watch it. It's an amazing work and everything I had hoped for. From an artistic standpoint, it holds its own. With good narration from all involved, I have to give this one a final and well deserved rating of 7 out of 10, so check it out now.


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