Over the Top Movie Review 1986

Information and Film Reviews for Over the Top the Movie

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The film that started a nationwide arm-wrestling craze. A slow-witted trucker decides the only way he can retain custody of his estranged son, as well as win the boy's respect, is by winning a big arm-wrestling competition. Stallone is an expert at grinding these movies out by now, and the kid (General Hospital's Mikey) is all right, but the end result is boredom, as it should be with an arm-wrestling epic.

Distribution

Warner Home Video, Inc., 5775 Linder Canyon Rd., Westlake Village, CA 91362, URL: http://whv.warnerbros.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 94 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Dads, Sports Dramas
Screenplay
Sylvester Stallone, Gary Conway, Stirling Silliphant
Cast
Sylvester Stallone, Susan Blakely, Robert Loggia, David Mendenhall
Director
Menahem Golan
Producer
Cannon Films

Awards

Golden Raspberries 1987: Worst Support. Actor (Mendenhall), Worst New Star (Mendenhall).

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