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No Holds Barred (1989)

 -  Action  -  2 June 1989 (USA)
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Rip is the World Wrestling Federation champion who is faithful to his fans and the network he wrestles for. Brell, the new head of the World Television Network, wants Rip to wrestle for his... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Rip
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Samantha Moore
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Brell
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Zeus (as Tom 'Tiny' Lister Jr.)
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Randy
Bill Henderson ...
Charlie
Charles Levin ...
Ordway
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Unger
Patrick O'Bryan ...
Craig (as Pat O'Bryan)
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Commentator #1
Gene Okerlund ...
Commentator #2
Howard Finkel ...
Himself - Ring Announcer
Bill Eadie ...
Jake Bullet
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Ms. Tidings
Bruce Taylor ...
Mr. Johnson
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Storyline

Rip is the World Wrestling Federation champion who is faithful to his fans and the network he wrestles for. Brell, the new head of the World Television Network, wants Rip to wrestle for his network. Rip refuses and goes back to his normal life. Still looking for a way to raise ratings, Brell initiates a show called "The Battle of the Tough Guys", a violent brawling competition. A mysterious man, Zeus, wins the competition. This gets Brell to use him as an angle to get at Rip. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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The battle of the super tough guys. See more »

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2 June 1989 (USA)  »

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Cadence de combat  »

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$16,093,651 (USA)
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Trivia

During the filming, there were a few accidents on the set: Hulk Hogan accidentally broke Zeus's nose, and on another occasion cut his hand open on the glass shards from the broken mirrors. See more »

Goofs

In the ring scenes, Hogan wears the WWF "Winged Eagle" belt, the one used by the WWF from 1988-1998. In the dressing room scenes before his match with Zeus, he has the "XL" championship belt, the one never used by the WWF but designed to be worn by Andre The Giant. See more »

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Rip Thomas: Randy!
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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.161 (2010) See more »

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Chocolate Orange
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Performed by NRBQ
Courtesy of Virgin Records America, Inc.
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The best movie i've seen
10 August 1999 | by (Hollywood, Maine) – See all my reviews

Hulk Hogan does it again a great movie with great acting, directing, and lighting. Hulk Kills people in this movie he electrocutes one guy. Hulk will be in the acting scene for another 50 years i'm sure. Hulk is a hungry young actor in 10 years he will blossom into a rose of an actor. No Holds Barred will take us into the next Millennium.


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