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Bigger

Bigger is a movie starring Tyler Hoechlin, Julianne Hough, and Kevin Durand. The inspirational tale of the grandfathers of fitness as we now know it, Joe and Ben Weider. Facing anti-Semitism and extreme poverty, the brothers beat...

Other Titles
Bigger: A História de Joe Weider
Running Time
1 hours 47 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama, Biography
Director
George Gallo
Writer
Ellen Furman, Brad Furman, Andy Weiss, George Gallo
Actors
Julianne Hough, Tyler Hoechlin, Victoria Justice, Kevin Durand
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Brothers Joe and Ben Weider were the architects of muscle. Against all odds, they launched an empire. Along the way they discovered Arnold Schwarzenegger, inspired female empowerment, championed diversity, and started a movement that changed the world.

Comments about drama «Bigger» (19)

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Melissa

From the start of the movie the director shows us a re-telling of a historical event. It's a difficult subject matter, it's almost impossible to make a film based on a real event, that happened in very few days, and all the details in the other movies that tried to do the same thing with the same story were very well done. That said, "Some Kind Of Wonderful" is not a documentary of the day it is told, and when it ends the audience doesn't know what they thought of it. The story told is also the subject of a memoir. This is not a movie for everyone, but I did like it. The movie is a bit long at 170 minutes, but the story is well told, the actors deliver their lines very well and the cinematography is very good. At least in my opinion. The only thing that I didn't like about the movie was the ending, which I felt was very strange, and at times I wanted to get up and leave the theater. The ending made me feel very angry and I just felt like it was dragging on to far and that it should end now. This is not a movie for everybody, but I found it to be a good movie. My rating for this movie would be 7/10.

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Debra Douglas

Having read the book, I really felt that watching the movie is a real challenge. Despite of the book, the movie changed quite a lot of things. From the original book, people in the village of Ketanhujii found the young son of the murdered man and the old people get their revenge, who have their own reasons. The movie changed quite a lot of things in the book. I also like how the children managed to perform amazing acts, like the young girl who kills herself. However, when I heard that there will be a long version of the movie, I was really excited and the movie was released in the year 2000. People who like political movies, will like this movie, and people who like detective-style movies, I think it's too long and boring, too much in depth. Finally, it's a movie that just won't get nominated, it's a very good movie, but it's a real disappointment.

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Vincent Phillips

The previous reviewer was right. The movie does have some little problems, but they are not the main flaw. The main flaw is in the end. Well. firstly, the idea of Robert DiNero Sr. calling the movie "Bigger" was probably the most brilliant bit in the movie. The choice of the last name was perfect. Secondly, the major flaw. As far as I'm concerned, the movie just didn't come close to showing how difficult it was to make movies. I've worked for some of the biggest studios in Hollywood and I can say without a shadow of a doubt that this is the most demanding job imaginable, so if you work at one of the biggest studios, then you probably can see the pain and struggle that all the other studios put in to make a movie. The producers and directors must also have been doing this for 10 years. Finally, the biggest flaw is the ending. The whole movie is about competition. It's about good vs evil. It's about losing to your rival and achieving success. Well, actually, it's about the very same thing: you get beaten by your rival. This movie is about greed, and this greed is not a good thing. Just like in real life, one has to know what they're fighting for to realize the proper path to take. And finally, this movie was also very funny and not in a bad way. Well, I guess this is the conclusion I would like to leave you with. A movie about how to succeed with success, and the process of getting there. It's not a masterpiece, but it's a good one.

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Mary D.

This movie is the story of a young man who suffers a heart attack while taking a walk in the park. He was rushed to the hospital, where he is told he has a new heart. He is then sent to a clinic where he undergoes various procedures and receives a new heart. He is now living life as a normal person, with a girlfriend and a job. But the doctors tell him he has a 4% chance of living another 2 years. After being told he has a 5% chance, he decides to take a walk in the park and he is suddenly struck by a lightning bolt. After this happens, his girlfriend and his job suddenly disappear. He must now live his life as a normal person, while dealing with his heart attack and the events that lead to it. I thought the movie was quite good, with a good story, a good script and a great cast. The movie was quite emotional, and at times very funny. The movie was very entertaining and I found myself watching it a few times. I really liked the movie, and I would recommend it to anyone who likes a good drama.

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Dylan G.

A documentary on the life of a man who lost his child and was left with a mental disorder that would make him a recluse. It's a good movie but not one of the best I have seen. It's a very sad movie, and the ending is sad too. It's a good movie that is very touching, but not the best I have seen.

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Margaret Wade

When the sun goes down, just as it gets dark, the girl, Madeleine (Emma Watson), who was born in the wrong year, disappears. Her father, John (James McAvoy), cannot find her. Detective Adrian Mays (Emile Hirsch) is searching for her in the same way, but where is Madeleine's father? One night, she appears at a convenience store, but his wife, Paula (Izabella Miko), is asleep. From this moment on, Mays tries to find the whereabouts of her father, through her memories of the past. But the story goes on, and everything happens in the end. My favorite is probably the end, which leaves the impression on me. With no real answer from the developers, it leaves the impression that they will never have a explanation for why Madeleine died. And that's a pity, because at some point, we are going to find out why. I think it's important to let the viewer to believe, because when it's all over, all the ideas will have been forgotten. The ending was perfect, because we don't get a really clear answer, but it's a good closure, without making you feel confused or sad. It will not leave you feeling too glad, but it's a good ending. One of the best endings of the year. Emma Watson, who was in my opinion the best actress of the year, was beautiful and well played. Emile Hirsch was perfect, as always. The story is realistic, and shows the realities that women face, especially in the women's career. In the end, I found that I was still not clear of why Madeleine disappeared. It's a great film, which made me think, so maybe it's not a perfect film, but I thought that it was really good, and I would not say it's a bad film. Recommended, it's definitely worth it. My Score: 7.4 / 10

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Brittany Morgan

This is a movie I have been anticipating for a long time. I have never been a big fan of either Ben Affleck or Angelina Jolie. However, I was pleasantly surprised with the way they portrayed their characters. They had the charisma and the power that most of us want to see in a person. The story was intriguing and entertaining. The supporting cast was very good as well. I think the film would have been better if it had been done in a more linear fashion, but I still enjoyed the film. It was a good movie. I would recommend it.

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Charles

My two-hour film is not the best film I've ever seen. But it is a very good film. It is not that it is historically inaccurate, but it is a very accurate film. The characters are all well defined, and the movie is at least entertaining to watch. It is a good film for a lazy afternoon. I give it a 7 out of 10.

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Shirley Wade

It is the dream of every boy to become a hero and make history. This movie is about what those dreams are worth. a really interesting movie that shows a kid's journey to becoming a hero. All the performances are great. There are a few actors that were extremely good at what they did but for the most part they were good at what they were good at. The story is about Harry Wharton and his life with his school friends. The one thing that made me like this movie the most is how much heart was put into it. It was very realistic and shows how powerful these dreams really can be. Also a good look at the educational system. It shows the students being a lot more understanding than they actually are. And what is sad is that Harry is pushed away from his dreams. Everyone is trying to push him away so they can get their own dream. Harry was only trying to be true to his dreams and keep his head above water. He is not a hero. He just wanted to be normal. But at the end of the movie he was being pushed away and it just shows how broken the educational system is and how a hero is needed. This is a good movie for all of those who want to know what it is like to be a kid and to be a kid's hero. I recommend it.

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Cheryl

It was a very interesting film. I don't know what people are expecting from it, but I didn't think it was that bad. It's kind of like a comedy that was made into a movie, but it's not like it's funny. I think it's a drama that is supposed to be funny. There are a few parts that were a bit too serious, but it was still a very good film. I like how the director kept it to a minimum, and didn't have to show every scene. It was a nice change. The cinematography was great, and the music was perfect. I don't know why people didn't like it, because it was very good. I don't know if it's because they're expecting too much from it, but I think they were wrong. I think it's a very good film, and it's very different from most movies. I think it's a very good movie, and I recommend it to people who like a film that's not supposed to be funny.

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Craig Lane

This is a documentary about how one photographer came to take a picture of a 30-foot wave crashing into the beach, then looked back to find his group of friends had taken a picture of him, and two years later, a wave crashed into his beach again. The cameraman, James Morrison (David Duchovny), had traveled to Ireland in the late 1960s with a band, then returned to the US to pursue a career in film. He made his first movie called "Some of These Things That Happen" in 1970, and was soon working for art-house directors such as the Coen brothers and Peter Greenaway. In the early 1970s, he made the film that became his next movie "Bigger". "Bigger" was shot in Ireland, in Northern Ireland, and was shown in some major cities in the US. There was a bit of controversy, because the filmmaker was openly gay. The movie went on to win a number of awards and to be nominated for best picture, but it also suffered financially. The director died in the late 1980s, and the final edit of the film was released theatrically in the 1990s. It is interesting to see the tone of the film. The actors are not well-known people, but the characters are so real that one would never guess that the people in the movie are actors. The director's ex-wife and family are featured prominently, as are the movie's main character and producer. The story of James Morrison's quest for truth is not simple. He was uncomfortable with the filmmaker, even though he believed him to be a photographer who was in the middle of some great photographic adventure. Morrison is clear and honest when he talks about the troubles he had with his girlfriend, and he is also clear about his view of homosexuality in this movie. It is a movie about a man who may have been gay, but not what he was about. When the director says of Morrison: "He's an explorer. You don't like explorers?" Morrison responds: "I like explorers. Why do you say that?" He continues: "I like to be the explorer. I like to be in a place, not knowing anything. But you don't like explorers. You don't like people who are out there. You're afraid of unknown. You don't want to know, but you don't like people who are out there." "Bigger" is the most honest film that I have ever seen. It is a good movie, but not a great one. It shows us the true stories of people, and is well-made, but that doesn't make it a good movie.

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Mark

I thought that this movie was great. It was a true story about a man who had a simple dream, to help his young son and he did. I think it is very important to know how these situations play out and how the people involved react. It was very interesting to see how a father became a single parent. I thought the movie was very well done. I think it was a very good movie and I recommend it to all people who want to know how these things play out. I think this movie was a great story and I think it was very important to tell. I think the movie was well done and I really enjoyed it. I think this movie is a good movie and I would definitely recommend it to people who want to know how things play out.

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Sarah

In the year 2001, the flood of pornographic pictures have left us with a large number of films of various styles and lengths. A close friend of mine called me one day and asked me if I would like to see a film called "A Stranger's Eyes" that he said would be a 10 to 11, which I had never heard of before. I decided that I would wait and see what the film was all about. And I was not disappointed. This was a film that focused mainly on the main character and gave an amazing portrayal of him and the inner struggles of being a new man. There were several other things that I enjoyed about this film. The realism that it brought was something that really touched me. There were times when I was almost embarrassed for the characters because of how real they were. I don't think I ever saw anything like that in a movie before. I recommend this film to all men who are curious about their sexuality. The movie wasn't afraid to show the raw emotions that a man must go through in order to begin to embrace his sexuality. I also thought that this film was honest about it's story. The film was not afraid to show the true highs and lows of a man's life. The characters were never shown as bad or good, but just as the struggles that they go through in order to have self respect and come to terms with who they are. It showed the difficulties and emotions that the character had to deal with when he first starts to explore his sexuality. And the characters never showed that they were totally comfortable in their own sexuality. Instead, it portrayed a struggle that the characters faced because they didn't know what they were. The best part of the movie was the ending. It was touching, and I really felt for the character that was shown. I really hope that more men and women can understand what this film was trying to show, and that more films of this type will be made.

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Diane

I got to see this movie with my wife and my teenage son. We had very high hopes for this film and were greatly disappointed. The story was based on the Christian concept that people, even if they are evil, can repent of their sins and reach God. We did not find the Christian concept of repentance convincing. The Christian idea of repentance is one of repentance for the act, not for the intention. For instance, if you have a desire to have sex with a prostitute, the act does not matter. You might not have a good intention. If you believe you should not go to the same brothel or shower with your male roommate, the act does not matter. The Christian idea is to make an intention, either to do something to God or to change your attitude, both of which are in the individual. There are not enough descriptions on how to repent. We just saw people go to the priest, but it was not clear how to make an intention of repentance. It is like going to the church and having the priest say, "What do you want me to do to you?" People do not feel a sense of urgency in the process. This is a very poor and superficial movie about the Gospel. The Gospel is not the main topic, it is more the message. We cannot make up our minds in advance whether we are going to the church or not. The writer and director did not make any effort to communicate the Gospel in a compelling way. In some scenes we have to walk through streets. We do not know whether to pray or just keep walking. There is no emotion in the movie to show us that God is listening. This is not the worst movie of all time, but if you are a Christian you probably cannot watch this movie. Most of the people that are mentioned in the movie are "Christian" people, but the writer and director did not make a good effort to depict a majority of Christians as actually being "Christian" and giving a real message to their listeners.

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Maria

I was surprised at how many people hated this movie. It's a very good film, but it doesn't really seem to be a "hit". The movie has many good points, but the main problem is that it's not really a hit. It's not a great film, but it's definitely worth a watch. The main characters are interesting, and the plot is fairly interesting. The problem is that there is no clear direction to the movie, and the movie never really manages to really do anything different from what I expected. The movie feels like it's on a "do it in the same way" kind of way. I was hoping for a little more, but I guess that's the way it was going to be. I'm not a big fan of movies like this, but I think it's a good movie. The main characters are likable, and the story is interesting. I think it's worth a watch.

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Christopher Marshall

In more ways than one, "F*k the World" is an unbelievably powerful work. Right out of the gate, the film quickly establishes a somber, almost mournful tone. Michael Douglas' character, Elvis "Elvis" Presley, becomes a witness to his father's death. When Elvis dies in a traffic accident, his father's sister Jan(Helena Bonham Carter) shows up, and in a moment of grief and confusion, sets off a fire in her home to pay her father's debts. As we watch Elvis struggle to come to terms with this loss, we realize that the film has a message that runs much deeper than the average downer. We're brought to tears more than once, and are left in a state of shock that seems to seep out of all our pores. The film is suffused with intense themes: loss, jealousy, self-hatred, and especially the aforementioned house fire. This message is even more apparent when we watch the work's most powerful scene: the scene where Elvis tells his children to leave the city and all the clutter behind. It's one of the most moving scenes in the history of cinema. The film's interplay between Jan and Elvis is powerful and emotive. "F*k the World" may not be the perfect film, but it's certainly one of the most powerful films I've seen in some time. It's an astounding achievement that deserves a much wider audience.

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Willie

The cast for this movie was not all that impressive. I do not think that it would have been too easy for someone else to carry this film. I think the title of this film is over the top. I think the name has been over used as far as it is well acted. It would be better to call it just "Filler". At least a movie that we can all watch together at the theater. This movie was worth a watch but I think people who liked it better do not call it "BALLS".

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Catherine O.

I'll start off by saying that I am not a fan of horror films. I think they are too over-the-top and sensationalized, and I think they can be a bit silly at times. However, I was quite surprised at how much I enjoyed this film. The story is simple. It is a man who had a family tragedy happen to his wife and child. He goes into a mental institution to try and deal with the grief, but it is a dark place and he is not able to come out. He is eventually released and he finds himself in a situation where he is a widower, and the mother of his children is dead. He is not sure how to handle the situation, and he finds himself on a quest to find out what happened to his wife and daughter. I thought the acting was very good, and the actors portraying the three main characters were great. I thought the story was interesting, and I think that it was very moving. I thought the acting was very good, and the story was very moving. I think it was a good film, and I would definitely recommend it to people.

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Larry

It's a big summer film that will probably appeal to a lot of people. It's a film about the dying of a family, and the impact that their last child had on them and on the world. The movie is well-done, and has a lot of heart. It's a bit slow, but it's not a film that you have to rush to the cinema to see. I think that it's worth seeing. I don't think that I've ever seen a film like this before. It's a bit slow, but it's still a great film. I think that this is a film that you should see. I give it a 7 out of 10.