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Lincoln Hawk (Character)
from Over the Top (1987)

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Over the Top (1987)
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: The world meets nobody halfway. When you want something, you gotta take it.

Michael Cutler: I don't believe this. All that talk about never giving up is all lies. You never believed it yourself. And what you said to me, remember? "Now is the time to do it for yourself". "The world meets nobody halfway". "If you want it, you gotta take it".
Lincoln Hawk: Mike, please. I...
Michael Cutler: Now is your chance, dad, don't you see? I don't care about what happened before, so you can stop trying to prove yourself to me. It doesn't matter if you win or lose, dad. I don't care about that. All I care about is being with you, dad... and I love you!

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: 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.

Jason Cutler: We don't have to be enemies.
Lincoln Hawk: I never wanted to be your enemy.

Michael Cutler: I'd like to say something, sir.
Lincoln Hawk: Sure.
Michael Cutler: This truck is disgusting!
Lincoln Hawk: I don't know, Mike, it's... just old.

Michael Cutler: If I went with you, where would we go? Where would we end up?
Lincoln Hawk: Together is all I can guarantee. I'm just a father who messed up pretty bad, I know that. I've done things real wrong, now I want to try fix things up as best I can. I want to give... you... what's inside of me. I may not have much and I may never have a lot. But I've got something inside I want to give to the only person that means something to me... you.

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.

Bob 'Bull' Hurley: Right now, double or nothing. What do you say?
Lincoln Hawk: Let's just wait for Vegas.
Bob 'Bull' Hurley: Come on, let's do it now. I feel like kicking some ass.
Lincoln Hawk: Let's wait till Vegas, okay?
Bob 'Bull' Hurley: You ain't got a *prayer* in Vegas!
Lincoln Hawk: We'll see.

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

Lincoln Hawk: I always wanted to be a milk shake.

Lincoln Hawk: [to Michael] All I can say is I made a mistake. I know that. You know, sometimes that happens in life. We all make mistakes, but it won't happen again.

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: 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?

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.