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Over The Top

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MGM/UA / 1987


Sylvester Stallone stars as hard-luck big-rig trucker Lincoln Hawk and takes us under the glaring Las Vegas lights for all the boisterous action of the World Armwrestling Championship. Relying on wits and willpower, Hawk tries to rebuild his life by capturing the first-place prize money - and the love of the son he abandoned years earlier into the keeping of his his rich, ruthless father-in-law.
(The above plot description was taken from Movie Collector -

Quick Review

There is some kind of special charm to this movie. So, it is totally 80'ies, has many faults and is easy to ridicule, but hey, it has arm wrestling! And heart.

Online: Sunday, August 25, 2013