Bigger, Stronger, Faster Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 4150

Average Rating: 2.8/4

# of Ratings: 24

Theatrical Release Date: 05/30/2008

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 09/30/2008

Language: English

Genre: Documentary

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Christopher Bell

Actors: Christopher Bell, Christian Boeving, Giovanni Roselli, Floyd Landis, Mark Bell, Mike Bell

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dukeakasmudge - wrote on 10/15/2011

Its amazing how many people are taking steroids.Especially the baseball players who use to be skinny & now are built like trees & lie about taking them

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TommyL31 - wrote on 04/17/2009

This movie was terrific. Truly a hidden gem. Chris Bell addresses the idea of what it means to be American (especially an American male) with a takeoff point of steroids and his personal and family experience with steroids and other performance enhancing substances. Bell does a great job analyzing how American's perceive themselves, each other, steroids, drugs, and a host of other topics and does it in a nuanced and masterful way. It does a great job of not answering the questions that we might have but framing them well and presenting all sides in a compelling manner and raising more questions we didn't even know we should have. Extremely informative, well put together, insightful, go see it!

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One of 2008's Best Documentaries

Franz Patrick - wrote on 11/24/2008

“But in America, it seems like cheaters always prosper.” I know this is a very personal documentary by Chris Bell but he helmed this film in such a way that it gets better the deeper the audiences get into it. It starts off as a critique on American society where most people are willing to do anything to be the best. And then suddenly, it becomes about family values, body images of both youth and adults, childhood dreams, politics, what we’re willing (or not willing) to give up in our lives just so our loved ones can sleep a little better at night. I found this movie to be really scary but also very realistic. Just when I was convinced that, generally, steroids are okay (I am aware of its benefits in the medical field such as stereoids being a solution for muscular dystrophy), my …

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