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  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    A smart, funny and edifying documentary. show more

  • 80
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Entertaining, smart and snappy, this terrific doc, a Sundance favorite, digs into the country's use of steroids and how it affects sports, pop culture and the self-image of young men. show more

  • 80
    Richard James Havis The Hollywood Reporter

    This everything-but-the-kitchen-sink approach not only makes for pacey entertainment, it also allows director Christopher Bell to delve deep into the matter at hand. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    This movie is remarkable in that it seems to be interested only in facts. show more

  • 88
    Chicago Tribune

    Bell confronts Smelly, labeling him a cheater. But he also sympathizes with him, explaining, "There is a clash in America between doing the right thing and being the best." show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    While Bell makes the point that pros account for about 85 percent of total usage, he is more interested in why others - including a guy with the world's biggest biceps, who admits they repulse women - are so driven to be Bigger, Stronger, Faster*. show more

  • 75
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    A hugely entertaining personal documentary about what steroids mean to American pop culture. show more

  • 90
    Film Threat

    Bell's documentary is an absolute must see for anyone taking part in any kind of debate about steroids. show more

  • 78
    Austin Chronicle

    Full of revelations, all brought to light by Bell's good-natured, Michael Moore-lite dogging of athletes, health experts, government officials, and even his own parents. show more

  • 91
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    Bigger, Stronger, Faster is a portrait of a culture that claims to hate steroids but may, by now, be too pumped to do much about it. show more

  • June 02, 2008 mgbmgmt
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    A fantastic documentary. Exceptionally done.A truly informative and entertaining piece of film making.

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