Over the Top (1987) Poster



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Mario Bros. (1983) (Video Game)
The "Mario Bros." arcade game can be seen in a truck stop visited by Lincoln and Mike.

Referenced in 

Big Business (1988)
"Over the Top" arm wrestling toys seen at store
Siskel & Ebert: Arnold Schwarzenegger: The Unlikeliest Star (1990) (TV Episode)
Gene Siskel alludes to this movie when he mentions Sylvester Stallone and arm wrestling (at first he accidentally says "thumb wrestling").
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: "It's actually 'Over the Top,' with Sly Stallone."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja I (1992) (TV Episode)
"It's Over the Top"
Saturday Night Live: Sylvester Stallone/Jamiroquai (1997) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Norm MacDonald in car accident sketch
The Room (2003)
Scene in which Lincoln Hawk and his son Michael travel from Colorado to California.
The O.C.: The Best Chrismukkah Ever (2003) (TV Episode)
One of Sandy's DVD choices
Robot Chicken: Plastic Buffet (2005) (TV Episode)
references Sylvester Stallone's actions from the movie
Tosh.0: Ladder Fail Guy (2009) (TV Episode)
Lincoln Hawk is mentioned in dialogue, and a still is shown from the film
Community: Politics of Human Sexuality (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Abed while preparing to arm wrestle Troy
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.123 (2010) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $1,200 clue in the category "That's Foul!"
Bad Movie Beatdown: Cobra (2010) (TV Episode)
refers to this film as a disaster
iCarly: iGot a Hot Room (2010) (TV Episode)
Carly requests a VHS copy of the movie for her birthday
Not Another Not Another Movie (2011)
mentioned in dialogue
Atop the Fourth Wall: US-1 #2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Linkara jokingly states that the truckers in the comic are arguing over Stallone's character's name.
Tosh.0: Worst Sketch (Sketchdemption) (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Tosh
Toy Hunter: Battle for Seattle (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jordan, and he buys an Over the Top arm wrestling toy.
The Cinema Snob: The Apple (2014) (TV Episode)
also directed by Menahem Golan
The Goldbergs: Big Baby Ball (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Barry.
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #1.49 (2015) (TV Episode)
correct response in "A Poker Hand" category
The Cinema Snob: Going Bananas (2016) (TV Episode)
points out David Mendenhall from this movie


Punch-Out!! (1984) (Video Game)
Game appears in this film

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: The Worst Films of 1987 (1988) (TV Episode)
One of their picks.
I Love the '80s Strikes Back: 1987 (2003) (TV Episode)
Clips from the film are shown while the cast comment on it.
Bigger Stronger Faster* (2008)
Brief clip
Tosh.0: David After Dentist (2010) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown

Spoofed in 

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (2006) (Video Game)
A film in this title called 'Push-Up: The Movie' spoofs elements of this film.
Robot Chicken: President Hu Forbids It (2009) (TV Episode)
Lincoln Hawk makes a trip to the can

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