64% The Maze Runner Sep 19
61% A Walk Among the Tombstones Sep 19
45% This Is Where I Leave You Sep 19
83% Tracks Sep 19
93% The Guest Sep 17

Top Box Office

11% No Good Deed $24.3M
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19% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $4.9M
20% Let's Be Cops $4.4M
88% The Drop $4.1M
37% If I Stay $3.9M
36% The November Man $2.8M
34% The Giver $2.6M
67% The Hundred-Foot Journey $2.4M

Coming Soon

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—— Two Night Stand Sep 26
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New Episodes Tonight

100% Garfunkel and Oates: Season 1
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89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
56% Married: Season 1
39% Rush: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
79% You're the Worst: Season 1

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86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
—— Franklin & Bash: Season 4
—— The League: Season 6
56% Legends: Season 1
24% The Mysteries of Laura: Season 1
59% Red Band Society: Season 1

Certified Fresh TV

87% Boardwalk Empire: Season 5
86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
91% Doctor Who: Season 8
83% Extant: Season 1
89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
87% The Knick: Season 1
89% Manhattan: Season 1
97% Masters of Sex: Season 2
90% Outlander: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
79% You're the Worst: Season 1

Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Reviews

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Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

Their mistakes are our entertainment.

Full Review Source: East Bay Express

August 15, 2011
Don Groves

A dangerous side effect of being a 'true' American.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4.0

December 29, 2010
Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema

It raises big, intriguing questions that rarely, if ever, come up in the hubbub about steroid use in professional athletics, particularly Major League Baseball.

Full Review Source: Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema | Original Score: B

July 1, 2009
Jennifer Merin

Chris Bell's very personal documentary, tracking how steroid use influenced his body building family's game, health and interpersonal relationships, is neither an apology nor a hard-lined expose about doping.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 26, 2009
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

If steroids were outlawed, only outlaws would have steroids

Full Review Source: Movie Habit | Original Score: 2/4

April 21, 2009
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

This is one of the best documentary films of 2008, along with 'Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father.'

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: A

January 29, 2009
Gabe Leibowitz
Film and Felt

Though somewhat repetitive and clunky, Chris Bell's Bigger Stronger Faster deserves credit for presenting a fairly evenhanded examination of steroids & their threat to the integrity of the country's sports industry.

Full Review Source: Film and Felt | Original Score: 57/100

November 25, 2008
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A matter-of-fact funny and clever in-depth look at steroid use in modern-day America.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B

November 24, 2008
Sarah Boslaugh

A wide-ranging look at the use of performance-enhancing drugs in America

Full Review Source: Playback:stl | Original Score: 7/10

September 19, 2008
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Pessoal como Moore (incluindo um momento Roger and Me com Schwarzenegger) e auto-referencial como Spurlock (mas mais honesto), Bell cria um filme que levanta questões realmente relevantes sobre a caça às bruxas relativa ao uso de esteróides.

| Original Score: 4/5

August 25, 2008
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Like many of the best documentaries, [it] doesn't take us exactly where we expect to go.

Full Review Source: Creative Loafing | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 13, 2008
Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Bell's film is in need of an unbiased editor, but his conclusion that the use of steroids is rooted in a poisonous American belief that bigger is inherently better and second best is just first among losers is compelling.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide

August 8, 2008
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

Giving his film real emotional kick are the personal stories of Mad Dog and Stinky, two average guys chasing a media-fed dream that will only result in disappointment.

| Original Score: 3/4

July 25, 2008

An an insider, Bell's work here is comprehensive to the point of over-saturation, but it's all so alien and interesting that it doesn't bog down.

Full Review Source: Cinerina | Original Score: 4/5

July 25, 2008
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

It may or may not change your opinion of how we should treat steroids in America, but it will at least give you greater sympathy for people who use them.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas Weekly | Original Score: 3/5

July 24, 2008
Kerry Lengel
Arizona Republic
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A thoughtful, informative and thoroughly entertaining examination of the role of performance-enhancing drugs in modern life.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 4/5

July 24, 2008
Thomas Peyser
Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)

The fault is not in our steroids, but in ourselves.

Full Review

July 16, 2008
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

...goes from poignant to amusing to tiresome...

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 2/5

July 4, 2008
Michael Dance
The Cinema Source

The unique point of view -- from a guy who used to take steroids and has two brothers who still do -- is the reason to see this.

Full Review Source: The Cinema Source | Original Score: A-

July 1, 2008
Sean Means
Salt Lake Tribune

Bell makes some good points about the dark side of the American dream, but much of his argument about steroids is muddled.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

June 27, 2008
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