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Generation Iron (2013)

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

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Vlad Yudin

Writer:

Vlad Yudin
6 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Arnold Schwarzenegger ... Self
Mickey Rourke ... Narrator (voice)
Michael Jai White ... Self
Lou Ferrigno ... Self
Kai Greene ... Self
Busta Rhymes ... Self
Ian Mercer ... Self
Vlad Yudin ... Self
Valerie McCaffrey Valerie McCaffrey ... Self
Ronnie Coleman Ronnie Coleman ... Self
Phil Heath ... Self
Jay Cutler Jay Cutler ... Self
Lauren Powers Lauren Powers ... Self
Mike Katz Mike Katz ... Judge
Dennis Wolf Dennis Wolf ... Self
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Storyline

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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic material and brief strong language | See all certifications »
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The man on the poster for the film is Roelly Winklaar See more »

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Never Gonna Stop
Written by Greg Cahn, Oscar Doniz, and Ruwanga Samath
Performed by Mind The Gap
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Movie poses Question, "how do these guys get so big?" DUH Steroids
3 March 2015 | by nelor-75029See all my reviews

It is almost laughable as the "doctors" are questioning "how can these athletes defy science and gain muscle and remain low fat?" But they never discuss all the steroids being used by everybody. I understand I am watching a bodybuilding documentary but it would be more credible if they didn't avoid the blatant use of steroids and then go on to contribute the success purely to work ethic and weight lifting. It is obvious to anyone who has ever been to "tested show" vs. "non-tested" show that the human physique can only become so large without the use of steroids.

In short if your going to make a documentary don't deny the viewers of the pertinent facts. It takes away from the credibility of the director, and the film itself.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Génération de fer See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$245,000, 22 September 2013

Gross USA:

$849,521

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$901,649
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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