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Getting Physical (1984)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Sport | TV Movie 20 March 1984
Chubby Kendall suffers from self-esteem issues due to her weight. She decides to take up female bodybuilding and ends up competing with the pros for the championship. However, her boyfriend and dad don't like her new tough look.

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Marcy Gross (story), Laurian Leggett (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alexandra Paul ... Kendall Gibley
Sandahl Bergman ... Nadine Cawley
David Naughton ... Mickey Ritter
John Aprea ... Craig Cawley
Janet Carroll ... Myra Gibley
Sydney Penny ... Ramona
Franco Columbu ... Himself
Robert Webber ... Hugh Gibley
Reuven Bar-Yotam ... Jorgen
Earl Boen ... Byron Waldo
Thomas F. Duffy ... Killer
Phil Rubenstein Phil Rubenstein ... Maury
Candy Csencsits Candy Csencsits ... Janine Daley
Vicki Kibler-Silengo Vicki Kibler-Silengo ... Vicki
Lisa Lyon Lisa Lyon ... Pilar Jones
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Chubby Kendall suffers from self-esteem issues due to her weight. She decides to take up female bodybuilding and ends up competing with the pros for the championship. However, her boyfriend and dad don't like her new tough look.

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Comedy | Drama | Sport

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 March 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fit fürs Leben See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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THIS MOMENT IN TIME
Words & Music by William Goldstein & Carol Connors
Sung by Billy Davis Jr. & Marilyn McCoo
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Typical eighties atmosphere
28 October 2018 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

We have already seen such topics, man times, during the eighties, movies destined to housewives, describing some of them, women with flabby physiques who suddenly decide to become some kind of super women thru sport. That can be marathon, triathlon, rowing, soccer, or - like this one - bodybuilding. The scheme is always the same, not even realistic, unlike most of TV popular stuff. products which most audiences can feel some self resemblance with.


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