Generation Iron

Generation Iron

Generation Iron (2013)

YouTube: Generation Iron and Madman

“The film examines the professional sport of bodybuilding today and gives us access to the lives of current bodybuilding stars Phil Heath, Kai Greene, Branch Warren, Dennis Wolf, Victor Martinez, and Hidetada Yamagishi, as well as ambitious newcomer Ben Pakulski and European sensation Roelly Winklaar on their journey to be crowned Mr. Olympia”The Vladar Company

District’s Grade:B+
District’s Category:Classic
Sub-Genres:Sports, Health/Fitness, People
Run Time:106 Mins
The District Categories: Niche (worth the watch for those interested in the topic), Worth It (worth your time), Classic (one of the best examples of the documentary genre), Skip It (not worth your time)

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the men showcased in “Generation Iron” still mirror the aggressive, athletic protagonists we’re accustomed to seeing in fictional and nonfiction sports features. They are relentless competitors, consumed by their desire to succeed at their chosen sport. They accept no shortcuts. That’s why they are the best of the best at what they do”- Sean O’Connell (Washington Post)


The District’s Quick Hits

Awards:Award of Excellence (Accolade Competition), Award of Merit (Accolade Competition), Audience Award (Buffalo Niagara Film Fest), Gold Reel Award (Nevada International Film Fest), Platinum Reel Award (Nevada International Film Fest), Excellence Award (Rincon International Film Festival, PR)
Where To StreamYouTube($), Amazon($)
Director:Vlad Yudin
Studio/Distributor:Generation Iron
Where To Stream sections are based on the films location at the time of the article’s published date. Some films may no longer be available on certain streaming services.

Generation Iron

106 Minutes
Final Grade: B+
Now Streaming On: Amazon, YouTube


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