• Bigger, Stronger, Faster (2008)

Bigger, Stronger, Faster

Release Date: May 30th, 2008

DVD Release Date: September 30th, 2008

PG-13 |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

This documentary presents the pervasive use of steroids in sports as an indication of the American obsession with winning at all costs. The Bell brothers have been sucked into the world of performance-enhancing drugs, thinking this is their ticket to realizing the American dream. Interviews with politicians, doctors, bodybuilders and coaches raise the question: Do the ends really justify the means? Because in the mad dash to win, an entire culture may be poised to lose.

Cast: Chris Bell

Director: Chris Bell

Genres: Documentary

Keywords: Quest, 2000s, Brother, Engaging

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Richard James HavisThe 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
    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

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

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

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