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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

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Vlad Yudin
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Cast

Credited cast:
Arnold Schwarzenegger ... Himself
Mickey Rourke ... Narrator (voice)
Michael Jai White ... Himself
Lou Ferrigno ... Himself
Kai Greene ... Himself
Busta Rhymes ... Himself
Ronnie Coleman Ronnie Coleman ... Himself
Vlad Yudin Vlad Yudin ... Himself
Ian Mercer ... Himself
Jay Cutler Jay Cutler ... Himself
Valerie McCaffrey Valerie McCaffrey ... Herself
Phil Heath ... Himself
Victor Martinez Victor Martinez ... Himself
Mike Katz Mike Katz ... Judge
Lauren Powers Lauren Powers ... Herself
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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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Rated PG-13 for thematic material and brief strong language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Железное поколение See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$245,000, 22 September 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$849,521, 13 December 2013
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Dolby Digital

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The man on the poster for the film is Roelly Winklaar See more »

Soundtracks

Never Gonna Stop feat. Quan
Written by Greg Cahn, Oscar Doniz, Ruwanga Samath, and Quan
Performed by Mind The Gap and Quan
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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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