For die-hard fans of bodybuilding who crave to see how the elite competitors do their thing, the wait is almost over. Generation Iron, directed by Vlad Yudin, takes a behind-the-scenes look at how bodybuilding’s top competitors prepared for the 2012 Mr. Olympia.

Phil Heath, Kai Greene, Branch Warren, and Dennis Wolf are among the competitors who are shadowed as they prepare for the most important event of the year – the one competition that gives them the chance to win the coveted Sandow trophy and, with it, a place in bodybuilding immortality.

This movie shares their journey, and all the ups and downs that go with it. With Mickey Rourke’s dulcet tones to accompany you on that voyage, Generation Iron is a must-see for anyone passionate about pumping iron and working up a sweat in the gym.

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