PG | | Action, Drama, Sport
Tough trucker Lincoln Hawk is determined to win back his son and triumph at the world arm wrestling championships.
"Over The Top" was the name of an actual arm-wrestling tournament that came about once the movie was approved for production. Organizers worked closely with producers at Cannon Films in hosting the tournament while the film was getting made. The ... ...
You lost back there because you beat yourself, you told yourself you couldn't win. You're my boy, now go back there and win.
When Mike recklessly bolts from Lincoln's truck and dashes across the busy highway...putting his life in both extreme and immediate danger...Lincoln apparently goes to the trouble of digging out his hat and putting it on before chasing him down.
The version broadcast on TV (most notably on TBS) contains a different version of the opening song "In This Country".
$5,149,200 (USA) (15 February 1987)
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