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About the Film

Who is Chris Cormier?


About the film

Chris Cormier: I Am the Real Deal is a documentary about the life and career of pro bodybuilder Chris Cormier. His story is one of triumph and despair filled with huge successes and massive failures, both personal and professional, making it one of the most compelling in the history of bodybuilding.

Along with Chris himself, the story is told by the major players themselves: Flex Wheeler, Rico McClinton, Shawn Ray, Kevin Levrone, Jay Cutler, Dorian Yates, Dexter Jackson,? Ronnie Coleman, Lee Priest, Peter McGough, Roelly Winklaar and more.

Whether you?re a longtime fan or know nothing about bodybuilding, we guarantee that you will find Chris Cormier: I Am the Real Deal a fascinating look at one of the most unique individuals to ever compete in the sport.

Chris Cormier:

  • competed in more than 70 pro shows ? but only once placed outside the top 10
  • placed second at the prestigious Arnold Classic competition six consecutive times
  • was renowned for his unique and personality-driven posing routines
  • and was just as renowned for his partying lifestyle


Did he sacrifice success on the bodybuilding stage for the lure of drugs, women and money ? or was he one of the hardest working bodybuilders of his era who never got his due?

Chris Cormier: I Am the Real Deal aims to find out.