Over The Top

Over The Top (1987)

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Lincoln Hawk: He's staying with me! You tell him that! You tell him.

Lincoln Hawk: The world meets nobody halfway. When you want something, you gotta take it.

Michael Cutler: How long will it take?
Lincoln Hawk: Well, I've got one more pick up. And say, two to three days, we'll be in California. And your mother doesn't go into surgery, say, until Wednesday morning.
Michael Cutler: Do you really think you can make up 10 years in two to three days?
Lincoln Hawk: No.

Carl Adams: I should be able to blow them away real easy. There's a lot more technique involved and you can't beat experience.

Lincoln Hawk: What I do is I just try to take my hat and I turn it around, and it's like a switch that goes on. And when the switch goes on, I feel like another person, I feel, I don't know, I feel like a... like a truck. Like a machine.

Lincoln Hawk: Tell you the truth, the truck is, uh, you know, the most important thing for me. I... I don't really... it doesn't matter if I, uh, become the champion or anything. That's, that's not the most important... I... I need this truck.

Lincoln Hawk: 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.

Bob 'Bull' Hurley: I drive truck, break arms, and arm wrestle. It's what I love to do, it's what I do best. Being number one is everything. There is no second place. Second sucks.

John Grizzly: When I get to the table, that person, I don't care who they are, they're my mortal enemy. I hate them.

Lincoln Hawk: What are you trying to do? I gave you custody of the boy, I signed papers, what more do you want?
Jason Cutler: I'm trying to make things easy for you, Hawk. You don't need Michael as a meal ticket anymore. You're on a free ride. So take the truck, take the money. Start a new life, start your own family.
Lincoln Hawk: I've got a family! When this is over, I'm coming to get him.

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.

Michael Cutler: Grandfather always said you were a loser! Now you're trying to make me one and I hate you for it.
Lincoln Hawk: Mike, I don't care what your grandfather thinks about me, okay? All I care about is you.

Lincoln Hawk: You know, if you're hungry, there's a great place up here for good steak. What do you say we stop?
Michael Cutler: Sir, you're going to be the victim of cholesterol poisoning. Later in life, you'll just start to rot away.
Lincoln Hawk: You're just full of good humor, aren't ya Mike?

Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the movie Sylvester Stallone is driving his truck into the driveway of his son's school, you do not see the eagle hood ornament on his truck at this time. But as he parks the truck in front of the school you now see the eagle on the top of the hood.

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Trivia: The punch that Bull Hurley gave Hawk during the final match that made his nose bleed was real. Stallone told the guy to do it since he was the director but didn't give him a "cue point" in which to do it. Meaning Stallone never knew when it was going to happen so that his reaction would be authentic to the hit. Stallone stated that he took more punishment in trying to be authentic in this movie by taking actual hits such as this one and arm-wrestling professionals that were hired for the film, than he did in any of the Rocky movies.

Rollin Garcia Jr

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Question: Why did Bull only lose once at the end? Wasn't it double elimination?

Answer: The announcer basically says during the final match that the winner here will win the tournament. Meaning it was double elimination up to the final match (or even the final four). I can't think of an example of a real life double elimination tournament with that structure. It feels made up for the movie to let Hawk lose once, but not have to do a 2nd finals match.

Bishop73

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