About the film
based on novel or book sports bodybuilding gym
Release Date: April 23, 1976
|Slogan||:||«If you've got an appetite for life:»|
|Production Companies||:||United Artists, Outov Productions|
|Producers||:||Harold Schneider, Bob Rafelson|
|Writers||:||Bob Rafelson, Charles Gaines, Charles Gaines|
A dishonest businessman asks rich layabout Craig Blake to help him buy a gym, which will be demolished for a development project in Alabama. But after spending time with weightlifter Joe Santo and gym worker Mary Tate Farnsworth, Craig wants out of the deal. The property negotiations turn ugly, causing a brawl at the gym and a spectacle at a big bodybuilding meet, as Craig learns that it's not easy to turn your back on fair-weather friends.