As with many of his other films (including the Rocky TV series and the Expendables franchise), Sylvester Stallone also brought his writing skills to Over the Top – he co-wrote the screenplay with Sterling Silliphant (In the Heat) ). night”). Directed by Menachem Golan, the 1987 film follows trucker Lincoln Hawk (Stallon) who moonlights as a professional arm wrestler. in Las Vegas – where Hawk hopes to win enough money to put his life in order and reunite with his estranged son Michael (David Mendenhall).
In December 2006, Stallone gave an interview Isn’t that great news discuss acting career. After the interviewer named “Over the Top” as one of his favorites, Stallone admitted that there are a few details in the film that he would have done a little differently.
Stallone said: “Firstly, I would make it less glossy and put it in an urban environment. Next, I wouldn’t use an endless stream of rock songs, but instead I would record music, and, most likely, We made the event in Vegas more sinister – not so carnival.