Running With Arnold
Running With Arnold (2007)

Award-winning journalist Dan Cox turns his attentions towards filmmaking with this politically-charged documentary exploring the career of the five-time Mr. Universe winner who would go on to conquer Hollywood before being elected as the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 9, 2007
DVD Release Date: February 5, 2008
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Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Chronicle

No one says filmmakers have to be objective, but there's a point where you can alienate even those who agree with you. This picture eventually goes off the rails, and it's likely to please only the most virulent of Schwarzenegger haters.

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Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

The na´ve clarity of the bias makes the film a bit more fun to watch, as Dan Cox takes the baseball to Arnie' image and his persona with a relish

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Tim Cogshell
Boxoffice Magazine

There is simply nothing revelatory about any of it, however salacious. This is all old news and consequently not particularly interesting.

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Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

Perfectly in tone with election season, Dan Cox's documentary plays like a 30-second political attack ad (at 144 times the length), rehashing the accusations that have been bouncing off the Austrian-born movie star for years.

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Bob Strauss
Los Angeles Daily News

This is a would-be hatchet job that's too petty to cut past the Governator's protective beefcake.

Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat

Unfortunately, Cox's film doesn't engender trust.

Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

It's a shame that [Director Dan] Cox resorts to such Rove-style foolishness.

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Geoff Berkshire

Even if you sympathize with the movie's politics, it's impossible to embrace its hysterical approach.

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