The Armstrong Lie Movie

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2013 | R | Documentary | 2hrs, 3m

In 2009 Alex Gibney was hired to make a film about Lance Armstrong's comeback to cycling. The project was shelved when the doping scandal erupted, and re-opened after Armstrong's confession. The Ar... full plot below

U.S. Release Date

The Armstrong Lie release date was Friday, November 8, 2013. This was a Limited in theaters release.

On DVD

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

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Producers

Alex Gibney
Frank Marshall

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Directed by

Alex Gibney

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Storyline

In 2009 Alex Gibney was hired to make a film about Lance Armstrong's comeback to cycling. The project was shelved when the doping scandal erupted, and re-opened after Armstrong's confession. The Armstrong Lie picks up in 2013 and presents a riveting, insider's view of the unraveling of one of the most extraordinary stories in the history of sports. As Lance Armstrong himself says: "I didn't live a lot of lies, but I lived one big one."
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • This film offers unparalleled access to Lance Armstrong's former teammates, doctors, and professionals, many of whom have never before spoken to the media about Armstrong and his bombshell doping admission - as well as unprecedented access to Lance Armstrong himself.

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