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Stop at Nothing: The Lance Armstrong Story (2014)

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An intimate but explosive portrait of the man behind the greatest fraud in sporting history. Lance Armstrong enriched himself by cheating his fans, his sport, and the truth. But the former ... See full summary »

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Reed Albergotti Reed Albergotti ... Himself - The Wall Street Journal
Betsy Andreu Betsy Andreu ... Herself
Frankie Andreu Frankie Andreu ... Himself - Motorola Pro Cycling Team 1991-1996
Kristin Armstrong Kristin Armstrong ... Herself - Lance Armstrong's Wife (archive footage)
Lance Armstrong ... Himself (archive footage)
Joseba Beloki Joseba Beloki ... Himself (archive footage)
Chris Boardman Chris Boardman ... Himself (archive footage)
Johan Bruyneel Johan Bruyneel ... Himself - Directeur Sportif, US Postal Service Team (archive footage)
Sheryl Crow ... Herself - La Fiancée de Lance Armstrong (archive footage)
Michele Ferrari Michele Ferrari ... Himself (archive footage)
Roberto Gaggioli Roberto Gaggioli ... Himself - Coors Light Pro Cycling Team
Rudy Giuliani ... Himself (archive footage) (as Rudolph W. Giuliani)
Helen Iesha Goldthorpe Helen Iesha Goldthorpe ... Passerby
Tyler Hamilton Tyler Hamilton ... Himself - US Postal Service Team 1996-2001
Bob Hamman Bob Hamman ... Himself - President, SCA Promotions
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An intimate but explosive portrait of the man behind the greatest fraud in sporting history. Lance Armstrong enriched himself by cheating his fans, his sport, and the truth. But the former friends whose lives and careers he destroyed would prove to be his nemesis. Written by Anonymous

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An overall good documentary that sadly left one issue our of the table
3 May 2015 | by eurogradSee all my reviews

"Stop at Nothing" follows the history of Lance Armstrong as he made extensive use of performance-enhancing drugs and hormones on his long sportive career. It managed to get great testimonials from people who worked very close with Armstrong for years, such as cycling teammates, assistants, his foundation's former manager, sport reporters and more, and this is a very positive aspect of this documentary compared to other features made about the fallen athlete. The personal on-screen first-hand accounts are very interesting and personal.

Throughout the movie, Armstrong is portrayed as a ruthless person who'd stop at nothing to conceal his own cheating and his own fraud, stomping and kicking everybody around him if necessary. First-hand accounts of those on the receiving end of his wrath give a picture many had never seen from following his media appearances over the years and how he was portrayed as an inspirational leader after overcoming cancer and returning to win several times more the Tour de France.

The only critical issue missing is any discussion about the behaviors of sponsors and others whose made huge money out of Armstrong's career, and the indirect or sometimes direct role they play in cycling doping culture. They were treated almost as an afterthought, and considering how many people related to the sport the producers had access to, they should have been able to explore it better, so I give it an overall 8/10 score.


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