Stay Hungry

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Stay Hungry ★★★ 1976 (R)

A wealthy southerner (Bridges) is involved in a real estate deal which depends on the sale of a gym where a number of body builders hang out. He becomes immersed in their world and finds himself in love with the working-class Field. Big Arnold's first speaking role in his own inimitable accent (his first role in “Hercules in New York” was dubbed.) Offbeat and occasionally uneven comedy-drama based on a novel by Charles Gaines is a sleeper. 102m/C VHS, DVD . Jeff Bridges, Sally Field, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robert Englund, Scatman Crothers; D: Bob Rafelson; W: Bob Rafelson.