1n 1977, the sports documentary Pumping Iron introduced the legendary bodybuilders-turned-actors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Lou Ferrigno. Now, more than 30 years later, a new docudrama takes a look at the sport of professional bodybuilding with some of today’s elite athletes. Directed by Vlad Yudin, Generation Iron is narrated by Mickey Rourke and features appearances by Schwarzenegger and Ferrigno, as well as Jay Cutler and bodybuilders Phil Heath, Kai Greene, Branch Warren and Dennis Wolf.
Today, we’re happy to bring you an exclusive clip from Generation Iron, which shows the lengths these competitors will go to win the coveted title of Mr. Olympia. Generation Iron opens in theaters starting September 20th. Hit the jump to watch the exclusive clip.
Check out our exclusive clip from Generation Iron, followed by the film’s synopsis and trailer:
Generation Iron examines the professional sport of bodybuilding today and gives the audience front row access to the lives of the top 7 bodybuilders (including Phil Heath, Kai Greene, Branch Warren and Dennis Wolf) in the sport as they train to compete in the world’s most premiere bodybuilding stage – Mr. Olympia.