The True Adventures of the World's Greatest Stuntman by Vic Armstrong

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"No CGI can match what Vic can accomplish" - Steven Spielberg 

"Vic is The Man" - Pierce Brosnan

"Vic Armstrong is, of course, a legend" - Martin Scorsese

"This is the best and most original behind-the-scenes book I have read in years, gripping and revealing. Vic Armstrong is modest, humorous and wry - altogether brilliant company." - Roger Lewis, Daily Mail

"[A] page-turner... I couldn't put it down! I had a great time reading this book and give it my highest recommendation." - Leonard Maltin

"[Vic has] been this unheralded savior of movie magic for decades, and hearing how he makes the incredible credible is a must for any film fan." - Hollywood.com

"Armstrong's a fascinating guy and a straight shooter. His book is fantastic." - Ain't It Cool News

"The man is a legend in the industry... [A] mind-blowing, must-read biography." - Movies.com

"The movie memoir of the year!" - SciFi Mafia

"[Vic] talks to you like he’s your cool uncle, or the uncle you wished you had, really down to earth, but at the same time you can tell he’s got a twinkle in his eye as he’s talking..." - Geek Six

“A hell of a read.” – Film School Rejects 

"The key to an entertaining autobiography is a combination of good stories to tell and a distinctive life; Armstrong has them both." - Library Journal

"Armstrong has done it all." - Empire
 
"A spills’n’thrills ride through a fast-forward life in pictures." - The Times

"Armstrong takes us on the spectacular journey of his life that left me wondering who would be brave enough to play him in a movie. What a legacy! What a life! What a book!" - Geeks of Doom

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Think you don’t know Vic Armstrong? 

Wrong! You’ve seen his work in countless films... 

He’s been a stunt double for James Bond, Indiana Jones and Superman, and he’s directed action scenes for three Bond movies, Mission Impossible 3Thor, and the upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man to name but a few. 

Counting Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg and Arnold Schwarzenegger among his friends, and officially credited in the Guinness Book of World Records as the World's Most Prolific Stuntman, Vic’s got a lot of amazing stories to tell, and they’re all here in this - the movie memoir of the year!

 

About Vic Armstrong

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Vic Armstrong is in the Guinness Book of Records as the World's Most Prolific Stuntman. Robert Sellers is the author of several books, including Hellraisers and a biography of Harrison Ford. Steven Spielberg is a renowned film director.
 
Published May 30, 2011 by Titan Books. 369 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for The True Adventures of the World's Greatest Stuntman

Vivid Scribe

Posted by Kate Krake on 6-14-13.

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SciFi Mafia

From his early life buying and training horses with his father to a few lucky breaks that got him into show business as a stuntman, True Adventures gives us an in-depth look at how hard stunt coordinators and stunt actors work (and play) in the movie business;

May 23 2011 | Read Full Review of The True Adventures of the Wo...

City of Films

“No CGI can match what Vic can accomplish.” –Steven Spielberg.

May 13 2012 | Read Full Review of The True Adventures of the Wo...

Bad Haven

Armstrong provides some great stories on working as a 2nd Unit director, including revealing some iconic film scenes that he himself directed.

Jun 09 2012 | Read Full Review of The True Adventures of the Wo...

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