Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in this documentary about the 100 days leading up to the 1975 Mr. Olympia contest. Five-time former champion Schwarzenegger is pitted against shy newcomer Lou Ferrigno (TV's "The Incredible Hulk") in a showdown that is as mental as it is physical. With psychological warfare, intense determination, trash-talking, and the easy charm that would later catapult Schwarzenegger to stardom, PUMPING IRON changed the world of bodybuilding forever and launched both men's careers.
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Ratings and Reviews
- Average 7/10
- Fresh 32
- Rotten 2
Critics Consensus: In addition to offering an enlightening early look into the world of future star/politician Arnold Schwarzenegger, Pumping Iron provides a witty and insightful overview of competitive bodybuilding.
'70s docu featuring Schwarzenegger has some cursing.
Cast & Crew
- © 1976 White Mountain Films. All Rights Reserved.
- English (Stereo)
- Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.