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1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Thom Fitzgerald profiles Bob Mizer (Daniel MacIvor), who made homosexual films and ran a prostitution ring in the 1960s.

Cast: Daniel MacIvor , Joshua Peace , Carroll Godsman , Jonathan Torrens , Jack Griffin Mazeika , Joe Dallesandro , Valentine Hooven , Jack LaLanne

Director: Thom Fitzgerald

Genres: Docudrama

Distributor: Cult Filmes [br], Strand Releasing

Beefcake (1999)

Release Date: October 13th, 1999|1 hr. 37 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 50
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    This movie's attempt to reinvent Mizer as a First Amendment hero isn't as effective as its triumphant display of beefcake, which is, after all, the movie's raison d'etre. show more

  • 75
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    Tries to have it both ways -- as a kitschy ode to bodybuilding culture and as a tragic story of a man who was persecuted for his dreams. show more

  • 63
    John Petrakis Chicago Tribune

    Much to enjoy in this potpourri of silly fun and forbidden games, but a bit less ambition and a tad more focus might have helped. show more

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