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Release Date: September 20th, 2013

DVD Release Date: May 13th, 2014

PG-13|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
Phil Heath, Kai Greene, Branch Warren and other top bodybuilders train and compete for the coveted title of Mr. Olympia.

Cast: Mickey Rourke

Director: Vlad Yudin

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: The Vladar Company

Distributors: The Vladar Company, American Media Inc.

Keywords: Rivalry, Competition, 1970s, Engaging

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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