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The Game Changers (2018)

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A UFC fighter's world is turned upside down when he discovers an elite group of world-renowned athletes and scientists who prove that everything he had been taught about protein was a lie.

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Louie Psihoyos

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Shannon Kornelsen (Co-writer), Mark Monroe | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
James Wilks James Wilks ... Himself - Narrator
Arnold Schwarzenegger ... Himself
Patrik Baboumian ... Himself
Dotsie Bausch Dotsie Bausch ... Herself
Tia Blanco Tia Blanco ... Herself
Nimai Delgado Nimai Delgado ... Himself
Rip Esselstyn Rip Esselstyn ... Himself
Kendrick Farris Kendrick Farris ... Himself
Mischa Janiec Mischa Janiec ... Himself (as Mischa Janeic)
Bryant Jennings Bryant Jennings ... Himself
Scott Jurek Scott Jurek ... Himself
Damien Mander Damien Mander ... Himself
Morgan Mitchell Morgan Mitchell ... Herself
Lucious Smith Lucious Smith ... Himself
Griff Whalen Griff Whalen ... Himself
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The Game Changers is a new film executive produced by James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan that documents the explosive rise of plant-based eating in professional sports, mixing real-time, groundbreaking science with cinematic stories of struggle and triumph. The film features some of the strongest, fastest and toughest athletes on the planet - and it's backed by them too - with additional EPs including Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton, top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic, and nine-time NBA All-Star Chris Paul. Directed by Oscar®-winner Louie Psihoyos, The Game Changers follows the story of James Wilks - elite Special Forces trainer and winner of The Ultimate Fighter - as he travels the world on a quest for the truth about meat, protein, and strength. Showcasing elite athletes, special ops soldiers, and visionary scientists. Wilks' journey exposes outdated myths about food that not only affect human performance, but the health of the entire global population.

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Fueled by the Truth

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Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 2019 (USA) See more »

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$739,711

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$897,992
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Very Informative.
16 September 2019 | by compsci97See all my reviews

To the previous reviewer (bonehead821) who claimed that this film features no plant based from birth atheletes... you cleary haven't even watched the movie you are reviewing. This film features Nimai Delgado a successful bodybuilder who has never eaten meat in his life. A simple google search wouldve led you to the likes of "Jehina Malik, a natural bodybuilder and a vegan since birth, made a huge statement for vegans everywhere by winning her IFBB PRO CARD earlier this year".

This film is well put together and makes a strong case for making the switch. Remember vegans have nothing to gain by asking you to eat vegetables, the meat industry has 200 billion dollars to lose, who's more likely to spread misinformation and propaganda....?


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