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The Comeback (1980)

After an absence of five years, six times Mr Olympia winner Arnold Schwarzenegger makes a comeback and attempts to take the World Body Building Championship for the 7th time.

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Credited cast:
Arnold Schwarzenegger ... Himself
Tom Platz Tom Platz ... Himself
Frank Zane ... Himself
Dennis Tinerino Dennis Tinerino ... Himself
Boyer Coe Boyer Coe ... Himself
Mike Mentzer Mike Mentzer ... Himself
Samir Bannout Samir Bannout ... Himself
Roger Walker Roger Walker ... Himself
Roy Callender Roy Callender ... Himself
Ken Waller Ken Waller ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Franco Columbu ... Himself
Ed Corney Ed Corney ... Himself
Chris Dickerson Chris Dickerson ... Himself
Roy Duval Roy Duval ... Himself
Tony Emmott Tony Emmott ... Himself
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After an absence of five years, six times Mr Olympia winner Arnold Schwarzenegger makes a comeback and attempts to take the World Body Building Championship for the 7th time.

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Return of the King........Arnie's back!
23 March 2006 | by ariitanywhereSee all my reviews

Arnold after 5 years comes back to reclaim his throne as the premier doofus in the world. In his own self deprecating words..."It's so ridiculous.....having the title of Most Build Man in the world....very funny..." Jokes aside, this is a 'lost film' that I happened upon by chance. It is made in the same vein as Pumping Iron but lacks the rich drama and layered characters of P.I. This is an Arnold vehicle all the way and in fact was released months before he exploded onto the big screen as Conan the Barbarian. What are the highpoints of this movie for me are getting to see Arnold hasn't changed much despite being way from the sport for 5 years, or 15 in bodybuilding years.He is still the same lovable guy, with his competitive edge sharp as a razor. His English hilarious as usual..."I dream of Western philosophies.....conquering, ruling, being champion of the world...that kinda stuff.." Arnold remains an inspiration.His pursuit for excellence, ability to translate his goals to reality and wanting to be Master of the Universe is something that can be imbibed by all.To sum up....a good docu-film despite the average production values,and if you are a bodybuilding/Arnie fan. This guy rocks.


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