Witness the rise of international film star and former Mr. Olympian Arnold Schwarzenegger in Pumping Iron, the critically-acclaimed 1977 documentary that put the world of bodybuilding on the map, and bench pressed Arnold’s career from muscles into movies. Pumping Iron focuses on the intense competition between Schwarzenegger and newcomer Lou Ferrigno, the biggest threat to Arnold’s goal of becoming Mr. Olympia.
Now available on Digital HD for the first time, fans of Pumping Iron will be introduced to content never-before-released in the US, including “Still Pumping,” featuring newly recorded interviews with ‘The Austrian Oak,’ who talks about what it takes to succeed — both mentally and physically — in the highly competitive world of professional bodybuilding. Also featured is “The Hard Science of Bodybuilding,” with tips from Schwarzenegger and top bodybuilders on how to sculpt your perfect body.
Watch the trailer for PUMPING IRON here!
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.
· Still Pumping: Success in bodybuilding is a mental challenge as well as physical. In these newly recorded interviews, Arnold Schwarzenegger talks about the will power and focus you need to become a champion, and the mental attitude that has shaped his career.
· TheHard Science of Bodybuilding: Arnold Schwarzenegger and top bodybuilders give insights into the sport of bodybuilding and tips for building the body of your dreams.