Even for a Hollywood story, that the careers of “Terminator” Arnold Schwarzenegger and “Incredible Hulk” Lou Ferrigno were launched by a documentary is pretty unbelievable. And even though watching it won’t give you a six pack, Pumping Iron offers 85 minutes of valuable lessons in bodybuilding and trash talking.
Director: George Butler, Robert Fore
Screenplay by: George Butler, Charles Gaines
Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Franco Columbu, Ken Waller, Lou Ferrigno, Mike KatzSee all nominees