• Generation Iron (2013)

Generation Iron

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

Keywords: Rivalry , 1970s , Engaging , Competition

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Nick SchagerThe 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

  • 60
    Joe NeumaierNew 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

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