About the film
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Release Date: January 18, 1977
|Production Companies||:||White Mountain Films|
|Director||:||George Butler, Robert Fiore|
|Writers||:||Charles Gaines, George Butler|
Pumping Iron is a 1977 documentary film about the run-up to the 1975 Mr. Olympia bodybuilding competition. The film focuses on Arnold Schwarzenegger and his competitors, Lou Ferrigno and Franco Columbu. The documentary was co-directed by Robert Fiore and George Butler. It was based on the book of the same name by Charles Gaines and George Butler (Simon and Schuster, 1974).