Feb 08 2012

Movie Recommendation of the Week: Over The Top

Published by at 9:00 am under Columns,Movies

I’m not sure how I never mentioned this movie but boy was that a mistake.  When you’re talking cheesy 80s Sylvester Stallone movies Over The Top should definitely be a top five choice.   Here’s a quick little synopsis in case you haven’t seen the film.

Lincoln Hawk (Stallone) is a struggling trucker who’s trying to rebuild his life. After the death of his wife, he tries to make amends with his son who he left behind years earlier. Upon their first meeting, his son doesn’t think too highly of him until he enters the nation-wide arm wrestling competition in Las Vegas.

Ah and let’s not forget that his son was attending military school and is a complete brat.   And another thing.  His name is Lincoln Hawk!  I mean come on.  How awesome is that?  The movie is filled with ridiculous lines, scenes, and of course funny faces because of the arm wrestling.

Let’s just say you will be highly entertained as you might from seeing a cheesy Arnold Schwarzenegger film when Arnie was ginormous.  Anyway, the trailer is after the jump…..

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gB5iDUnx0iY

Oh and I forgot a cheesy Kenny Loggins song is the theme song to this movie.





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5 responses so far

  • looka

    hell yeah, I remember this movie! the 80s sure were awsome in its own way :)

  • Danelhombre

    This was a major college movie. When the beer pong got intense we’d turn our hats around, because that means were here for business, just like our hero Lincoln Hawk.

    The training montage is great, pull ups on the front of the rig!

  • Steve

    Someone needs to post the recut trailer for this film that makes it appear as if Sly is a child molester who drives around the country molesting little boys. It’s called “Molester Stallone” lol.

  • Jim Lahey

    This movie is awesome! It’s one ofthe ones you just can’t pass up when you see it on Spike.

  • Blackpill

    It’s the father of that bullcrap “Real Steel”.

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