How Arnold Won the West

How Arnold Won the West

How Arnold Won the West

How superstar beefcake Arnold Schwarzenegger went from The Terminator to Governator. In true Hollywood-style, and after much media speculation, Schwarzenegger announced his candidacy for Governor of California on The Jay Leno Show in August 2003. The world was watching. But as Schwarzenegger hit the campaign trail, were we just witnessing the cult of celebrity?

2004Rating: 1380 minsUSA
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How Arnold Won the West / Reviews

Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

A disdainful doc interesting only in the way it reveals how Arnold neatly strong-armed the press corps.

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Time Out

Time Out

Given the imminence of a certain, rather important election, this informative and energetic look at another US ballot process provides essential viewing, not least because it shows how open to abuse the whole system is.

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