Pumping Iron (DVD)

AUD $29.95

A-1071-DVD  Open Region DVD   Duration:  169 mins   Sample Preview

One of the most famous bodybuilding movies of all time – starring the legendary Arnold Schwarzenegger. This is the 25th Anniversary edition of the original production.


Pumping Iron DVD – 25th Anniversary Special

This is the most famous bodybuilding DVD ever produced! It is the definitive DVD on the sport of bodybuilding and has been seen by more bodybuilding fans than any other DVD on our great sport. This film also introduced Arnold to a wider world audience, and also put him on the map to go on to a huge and very successful career in the movies.

Click here for the Arnold Photo Gallery.

Pumping Iron the movie is a 1977 production highlighting the world of bodybuilding, and in particular focusing on the 1975 IFBB Olympia and Mr. Universe contests in South Africa. Most of the film focuses on the intense rivalry and competition between Arnold Schwarzenegger and Lou Ferrigno. The production also features some segments on other bodybuilders such as Franco Columbu, Ken Waller, Mike Katz, Ed Corney, Serge Nubret, Robby Robinson, Paul Grant and other top men of that time.

The main part of the film was shot during the 100 days leading up to these two contests held in Pretoria, South Africa, with the final movie scenes shot during the contest.

Bonus Material

The bonus material exclusive to this 25th Anniversary edition features more than 84 minutes of new, never-before-released programming, including:

  • Iron and Beyond – explores Pumping Iron’s impact on the fitness industry and Hollywood’s idea of the action hero – not to mention Arnold’s own movie career.
  • Raw Iron:  The making of PUMPING IRON – includes exclusive outtakes and an interview reunion with the original PUMPING IRON bodybuilders and director.
  • Iron insights – a 2003 in-depth interview with Arnold himself, in which he finally gives surprising answers to the controversial questions he’s frequently asked about the film.
  • Video bio of Arnold – a comprehensive biography with exclusive photo gallery.


1. Graceful Moves
2. Sculptor of Flesh
3. The Pump
4. Amateur Circuit
5. World Championship
6. The Formative Years
7. Training in the Shadows
8. Keeping on Top
9. Beyond the Pain
10. The Italian Way
11. Winning Mindset
12. Tricking the Opponent
13. Prejudging
14. The Finals
15. Mr. Olympia
16. After the Show
17. Raw Iron
18. The Arnold Classic
19. The Antagonist
20. Pumping the Conflict
21. Hollywood Sizzle
22. Cast of Characters
23. Strong Types
24. Behind the Competition
25. Event Financing
26. Critically Embraced
27. 25 Years Later


AND OF COURSE – PUMPING IRON itself – digitally re-mastered.

1975 IFBB Mr. Olympia – Results

Overall Winner: Arnold Schwarzenegger

1. Arnold Schwarzenegger – Austria
2 .Serge Nubret – France
3. Lou Ferrigno – USA

1. Franco Columbu – Italy
2. Ed Corney – USA
3. Albert Beckles – England
4. Frank Zane – USA
5. Giuseppe Deiana – Netherlands