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The Game Changers (2018)

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A UFC fighter's world is turned upside down when he discovers an elite group of world-renowned athletes and scientists who prove that everything he had been taught about protein was a lie.

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Louie Psihoyos

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Shannon Kornelsen (Co-writer), Mark Monroe | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
James Wilks James Wilks ... Self - Narrator
Arnold Schwarzenegger ... Self
Patrik Baboumian ... Self
Dotsie Bausch Dotsie Bausch ... Self
Tia Blanco Tia Blanco ... Self
Nimai Delgado Nimai Delgado ... Self
Rip Esselstyn Rip Esselstyn ... Self
Kendrick Farris Kendrick Farris ... Self
Mischa Janiec Mischa Janiec ... Self (as Mischa Janeic)
Bryant Jennings Bryant Jennings ... Self
Scott Jurek Scott Jurek ... Self
Damien Mander Damien Mander ... Self
Morgan Mitchell Morgan Mitchell ... Self
Lucious Smith Lucious Smith ... Self
Griff Whalen Griff Whalen ... Self
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The Game Changers is a new film executive produced by James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan that documents the explosive rise of plant-based eating in professional sports, mixing real-time, groundbreaking science with cinematic stories of struggle and triumph. The film features some of the strongest, fastest and toughest athletes on the planet - and it's backed by them too - with additional EPs including Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton, top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic, and nine-time NBA All-Star Chris Paul. Directed by Oscar®-winner Louie Psihoyos, The Game Changers follows the story of James Wilks - elite Special Forces trainer and winner of The Ultimate Fighter - as he travels the world on a quest for the truth about meat, protein, and strength. Showcasing elite athletes, special ops soldiers, and visionary scientists. Wilks' journey exposes outdated myths about food that not only affect human performance, but the health of the entire global population.

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Fueled by the Truth

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Swami Sri Yukteswar's book, "The Holy Science," which was published back in 1894, devotes Sutras 9-11 in explaining scientifically why vegetarian diet is far more efficient than a meat-based one. He provides comparisons between the digestive systems of herbivores and carnivores, explaining and proving how the human system is like those of herbivores and not carnivores. The information from this documentary film reiterates scientific principles that were presented 125 years ago. See more »

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I can't stop thinking about this documentary!!
7 January 2020 | by keeping-it-simpleSee all my reviews

I'm someone who has always been health conscious, and after watching this documentary I can't believe how brainwashed we've become to believe that meat and dairy is our main source of protein and the adverse effects it can have on our bodies. Like many other reviewers I came out thinking thinking what the hell do I'm going to do with all the lean meant and fish I have in my freezer?! It's time to make a change to help ourselves and the environment! Informative documentary.


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16 September 2019 (USA) See more »

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$739,711

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$897,992
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