Over the Top
Over the Top (1987)

A sensitive yet macho truck driver attempts to win the respect of his estranged young son by entering an arm-wrestling contest in this attempted drama. A severe underdog, the truck driver of course beats the odds to make it to the national… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 31, 2005
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Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

Why draw the line between "so bad it's good" and a pedigreed artistic success?

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Mesmo que o roteiro insista em soluções fáceis e pouco verossímeis e que o clímax seja prejudicado pelo pouco potencial cinematográfico de um campeonato de queda-de-braço, Stallone envolve o espectador com seu carisma habitual.

Clint Morris
Moviehole

Stallone gives an impressive performance

Frank Ochieng
TheWorldJournal.com

Stallone, for whatever inexplicable reason, continues to pile on the dramatic dribble in yet another pointless movie mishap

Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

Poor Sly! He doesn't even know if his last name is Hawk or Hawks!

Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Not enough ass-kicking, but the world does need at least one film about professional arm-wrestling

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Over the Top is one of those low budget action flicks of the 80's that relies on recycled ideas from previous films. In this case, this is basically Rocky… More
Cassie Hill
Great movie. Stallone is a excellent actor never mind what the stupid critics say. Stallone proves he's champion wheather he's saving pow's… More
Conner Rainwater
Sly wins the hearts of everyone again as the underdog arm-wrestling champion Lincoln Hawk. It's more a father and son movie than anything else, but no one… More
Tsubaki Sanjuro
The title just barely begins to describe this.
Jason Owens
Stallone's one of my favorite actors of all time, and this is a good movie, but not one of my favorites from the Stallone library. I prefer more action.
JY Skacto
Arm Wrestling. Here is one of those topics where you don't see movies on everyday. Just like <i>Balls of Fury</i> did with ping… More

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