PG | | Action, Drama, Sport
Tough trucker Lincoln Hawk is determined to win back his son and triumph at the world arm wrestling championships.
John Wetton, lead singer of the rock group Asia, sang "Winner Takes It All" for the movie, but after performing the song, it was felt that his voice wasn't "mean" enough, so the song was offered to Sammy Hagar, whose version ended up being the one on the soundtrack. ... ...
Mad Dog Madison:
I'm not so enthused about people coming up and patting me on the back saying "you're the best". I don't need people to do that to me. If I win, its because I wanted to be the best one time in my life.
In the driving scene after they battle over the radio being on, in one of the shots they are driving on the wrong side of the road. Also, in the shot when you see Hawk turn the radio back on for the last time if you look at the road from inside the truck they're on a 2 lane road with a broken white line down the middle, but then in the very next shot where the camera angle changes to looking at the truck from out in front of it they're on a 3 lane road with both a double yellow line and a broken white line.
$5,149,200 (USA) (15 February 1987)