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Based on 8 Reviews
critic reviews (8)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    As narrated by Mickey Rourke and with appearances from Arnold Schwarzenegger and Lou Ferrigno, the movie captures the men who mix “sports, entertainment, art and a way of life” — as the former Governator describes body sculpting. It’s their honesty that looms large. show more

  • 40
    Nick Schager The Dissolve

    Like so many documentaries made in a pop style, Generation Iron is a squandered opportunity, sacrificing depth and insight for superficial portraiture and drama. show more

  • 50
    Austin Chronicle

    Mickey Rourke's narration provides an appropriate level of drama and importance as it details the men's training, adversities, failures, and triumphs. show more

  • 100
    Ernest Hardy Village Voice

    Yudin pulls lovely philosophical grace notes from his subjects as they illuminate some universal truths from their very specific world. show more

  • 80
    Gary Goldstein Los Angeles Times

    [A] compelling and energetic documentary. show more

  • 60
    Dennis Harvey Variety

    Those with just a casual interest will find it colorful if a bit undercooked in the human-interest department, with limited insight into what makes its subjects tick, and the occasional rivalries between them. show more

  • 50
    The New York Times

    For a documentary about extreme discipline, the filmmakers lack restraint: the movie, about 20 minutes too long, undercuts much of its own momentum. show more

  • 75
    Washington Post

    “Iron” opens a window to an exclusive club and gives valuable insight into a small, dedicated and proudly unique community. show more

  • September 23, 2013 Charquenneville
    Report This User

    I can relate this this. Awesome movie.

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