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  • Pumping Iron (1977)
  • PG
    86 min | Documentary, Sport
Pumping Iron (1977)
PG
86 min | Documentary, Sport

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Lou Ferrigno face off in a no-holds-barred competition for the title of Mr. Olympia in this critically-acclaimed film that made Schwarzenegger a household name.
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Writers
Charles Gaines (book "Pumping Iron") | George Butler (book "Pumping Iron") (conception)
Composer
Cinematographer
Editors
Geof Bartz | Lawrence Silk (as Larry Silk)
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Updated Jan 18, 1977

Release date
Jan 18, 1977 (United States)
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Cast

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26 cast members
Name Known for
Lou Ferrigno
Self (as Louis Ferrigno) Self (as Louis Ferrigno)   See fewer
Robbie Robinson
Self (as Robin Robinson) Self (as Robin Robinson)   See fewer
Eddie Giuliani
Self (as Eddie Juliani) Self (as Eddie Juliani)   See fewer
Charles Gaines
Narrator (voice) Narrator (voice)   See fewer
Bud Cort
Self (scenes deleted) Self (scenes deleted)   See fewer
Tony Nowak
Big Tony Big Tony   See fewer
Patrick Reynolds
Self (uncredited) Self (uncredited)   See fewer
Jimmy Williams
Physique Photographer at Mr. Olympia (uncredited) Physique Photographer at Mr. Olympia (uncredited)   See fewer
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