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Tough trucker Lincoln Hawk is determined to win back his son and triumph at the world arm wrestling championships.

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Lincoln Hawk
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Jason Cutler
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Christina Hawk
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Bob 'Bull' Hurley
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Michael Cutler
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Tim Salanger
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Ruker
Bob Beattie ...
Announcer
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Collins (as Alan Graf)
Magic Schwarz ...
Smasher
Bruce Way ...
Grizzly
Jimmy Keegan ...
Big Boy - Richie
John Braden ...
Colonel Davis
Tony Munafo ...
Tony
Randy Raney ...
Mad Dog Madison
Paul Sullivan ...
Carl Adams
Jack Wright ...
Big Bill Larson
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Bosco
Richie Giachetti ...
Landis
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Jim Olson
Ross St. Phillip ...
McBroom
Seth Mitchell ...
First Policeman
Dale Benson ...
Salesman
Joe Kiel ...
Taxi Driver
Dean Abston ...
Turnkey
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Martha the Waitress (as Flo Gerrish)
David Van Gorder ...
Second Boy
Kelly Sahnger ...
Cashier
Charles M. Wilborn ...
Cashier
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Doctor
William Buck ...
Doctor (as William Nichols Buck)
Bob Eazor ...
Referee
Ed Levitt ...
Referee
Andrew Rhodes ...
Referee
Bob Rogers ...
Referee
Reggie Bennett ...
Female Arm Wrestler
Joshua Lee Patton ...
Arm Wrestler
James Mendenhall ...
Minister
Danny Capri ...
Third Boy
Gregory Braendel ...
Limo Driver
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Red Cap (as Sly Ali Smith)
Rose Dursey ...
Hospital Clerk
Marion Mickens II ...
Officer of the Day
Dave Patton ...
Trainer
Alexa Lambert ...
Cocktail Waitress
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Guard
James H. Shana ...
Officer
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Man
Rex Pierson ...
Man
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stephanie Blake ...
Ticket Agent (uncredited)
Christine Bridges ...
Bar Patron (uncredited)
John Brzenk ...
Arm Wrestler (uncredited)
Scott Buzz ...
Arm Wrestler (uncredited)
Richard Levine ...
Arm Wrestler (uncredited)
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Arm Wrestler (uncredited)
Scott Norton ...
Arm Wrestler (uncredited)
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Arm Wrestler (uncredited)
Connie Woods ...
Odds Girl (uncredited)

Directed by

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Menahem Golan ... (directed by)

Written by

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Gary Conway ... (story) and
David Engelbach ... (story) (as David C. Engelbach)
 
Stirling Silliphant ... (screenplay) and
Sylvester Stallone ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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James D. Brubaker ... executive producer
Yoram Globus ... producer (produced by)
Menahem Golan ... producer (produced by)
Tony Munafo ... associate producer

Music by

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Giorgio Moroder ... (music by)

Cinematography by

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David Gurfinkel ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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James R. Symons ... film editor (as James Symons)
Don Zimmerman ... film editor

Editorial Department

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Carmen Baker ... assistant editor
Paul Cichocki ... assistant editor (as Paul G. Cichocki)
Robert Cooper ... negative cutter (as Bob Cooper)
Rod Dean ... assistant editor
Ron Lambert ... color timer
Ken Morrisey ... assistant editor
Kevin Nolting ... apprentice editor
John W. Parsons ... negative cutter (as John Parsons)
Omneya 'Nini' Mazen ... post-production coordinator (uncredited)

Casting By

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Ron Surma ... (casting by)

Production Design by

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James L. Schoppe ... (as James Schoppe)

Art Direction by

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William Ladd Skinner ... (as William Skinner)

Set Decoration by

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Cloudia Rebar ... (as Cloudia)

Costume Design by

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Tom Bronson

Makeup Department

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Barbara Lorenz ... hair stylist
Bob Mills ... makeup artist (as Robert J. Mills)
Christina Smith ... makeup artist
Yolanda Toussieng ... hair stylist

Production Management

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Duncan Henderson ... unit production manager
Christopher Pearce ... executive in charge of production
Roni Ya'ackov ... executive in charge of production (as Rony Yacov)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Tom Davies ... first assistant director
Carey Dietrich ... second second assistant director
Josh McLaglen ... second assistant director
Christopher Ryan ... additional second assistant director (as Chris Ryan)

Art Department

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Oscar Delgadillo ... swing (as Oscar X. Delgadillo)
Ross Gallichotte ... set designer
Kenneth Heil ... swing (as Kenny Heil)
Roland E. Hill Jr. ... set designer
Bill Iiams ... propmaker foreman
Roger Irvin ... construction coordinator
David F. Klassen ... assistant art director (as David Klassen)
Fred Lucky ... illustrator
Dave Margolin ... painter
Howard McCormick II ... assistant property master (as Howard G. McCormick II)
Arthur Shippee ... property master (as Art Shippee)
George Stuart Jr. ... standby painter
Kenneth L. Westcott ... leadman (as Kenneth Westcott)
Renato Casaro ... poster designer (uncredited)
Gary Clark ... lead foreperson (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Michael J. Benavente ... adr editor
Peter Damski ... cable
Carlos Delarios ... re-recording mixer (as Carlos De Larios)
Ken Dufva ... foley artist
David Lee Fein ... foley artist
Gary S. Gerlich ... sound effects editor
Stanley B. Gill ... sound recordist
Robin Haskins ... re-recordist (as Robin L. Haskins)
David L. Horton Jr. ... sound assistant
James Ketcham ... re-recording engineer (as James S. Ketcham)
Michael J. Kohut ... supervising re-recording mixer
Andrew Patterson ... adr editor (as Andrew G. Patterson)
Robert Perissi ... foley mixer
Aaron Rochin ... re-recording mixer
Dan Sharp ... re-recordist (as Daniel J. Sharp)
Chester Slomka ... sound effects editor (as Chester L. Slomka)
Cynthia E. Thornton ... adr assistant
Frank E. Warner ... supervising sound editor
Gordon Webb ... boom operator (as Gordon F. Webb)
Charles M. Wilborn ... sound mixer
Bill Wylie ... sound effects editor (as William J. Wylie)
Marty Church ... adr mixer (uncredited) / foley mixer (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Rocky Gehr ... special effects foreman
Richard L. Hill ... special effects technician
Dennis Petersen ... special effects supervisor (as Dennis Peterson)
Mike Reedy ... special effects technician (uncredited)

Stunts

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Pete Antico ... stunts
Christine Anne Baur ... stunts (as Christine Ann Baur)
Jophery C. Brown ... stunts (as Jophery Brown)
Jack Carpenter ... stunts
Gary Combs ... stunts
Gilbert B. Combs ... stunts (as Gilbert Combs)
Danny Costa ... stunts
Jeffrey J. Dashnaw ... stunts (as Jeffrey James Dashnaw)
Mark De Alessandro ... stunt double: Sylvester Stallone / stunts
Eddy Donno ... stunts
Tom Elliott ... stunts
Kenny Endoso ... stunts
Allan Graf ... stunts
James M. Halty ... stunts
Gene Hartline ... stunts
Tommy J. Huff ... stunts (as Thomas J. Huff)
Tracy Keehn-Dashnaw ... stunts (as Tracy Lyn Keehn)
Gary McLarty ... stunt coordinator
Karen McLarty ... stunts
Bobby McLaughlin ... stunts (as Bobby Travis McLaughlin)
Bennie Moore ... stunts (as Bennie E. Moore Jr.)
Kathleen O'Haco ... stunts (as Kathy O'Haco)
Alan Oliney ... stunts
Bobby Porter ... stunts
J.N. Roberts ... stunts
Pat Romano ... stunts (as Patrick Romano)
John Sistrunk ... stunts
Jim Wilkey ... stunts (as Jim Wilky)
Carey Loftin ... Truck Stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Eric D. Andersen ... camera operator (as Eric Anderson)
Stephen E. Bridge ... camera operator (as Steve Bridge)
Michael A. Chavez ... first assistant camera (as Mike Chavez)
Jim Dunford ... dolly grip (as James Dunford)
Dave Friedman ... still photographer
Randy Glass ... gaffer
Gerald A. King ... second grip
George Llerena ... second assistant camera
Paul Murphey ... assistant video engineer (as Paul J. Murphey)
Walter Nichols ... second electrician
Michael D. O'Shea ... camera operator
Timothy Prince ... video engineer (as Tim Prince)
Burdell C. Schwiebert ... camera operator (as Burdell 'Chris' Schwiebert)
Gary Stark ... lamp operator: electric
Jeffrey Thorin ... camera loader (as Jeffrey S. Thorin) / second assistant camera (as Jeffrey S. Thorin)
Rudolph Van Lelyueld ... camera operator
Lynda Vincent ... camera loader (as Lynda Lee Vincent) / second assistant camera (as Lynda Lee Vincent)
Bill Young ... key grip (as William Young)
Bruce D. Spellman ... second company grip (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Barbara Harris ... voice casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Murray Lantz ... costume supervisor

Location Management

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Janice Polley ... location manager
Donald A. Potts ... location manager (as Donald Alan Potts)

Music Department

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Brian Banks ... musician: synthesizer / synthesizer programmer
George Brand ... music editor
Michael Dilbeck ... executive producer: soundtrack album
Paula Erickson ... music supervisor
Robin Garb ... music coordinator
Anthony Marinelli ... musician: synthesizer / synthesizer programmer
Brian Reeves ... music engineer / music mixer
Robert Tauro ... music legal consultant
Anthony Marinelli ... composer: additional music (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Ed Arter ... transportation coordinator (as Edward Arter)
Michael W. Broomer ... driver
Michael Brum ... transportation captain
John Cahill ... transportation co-captain (as John J. Cahill)
John Armstrong ... driver (uncredited)
Thomas Paul Croce ... driver (uncredited)
Roger Wooge ... driver: bus (uncredited)

Other crew

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Karen Arbeeny ... assistant: Mr. Golan (as Karen Lee Arbeeny)
Tina M. Arter-Duquette ... assistant: Mr. Brubaker (as Tina Arter)
Dale Benson ... production administrator
Marcei A. Brown ... secretary: Mr. Stallone (as Marcei Brubaker)
Susan J. Brubaker ... production associate (as Susie Brubaker)
Richard Chavez ... craft service
Marvin Cohen ... arm wrestling technical advisor
Christopher Conkling ... assistant accountant
William E. Dufva ... projectionist
Mauri Syd Gayton ... production coordinator
Connie Glazer ... promotional coordinator
Yael Golan ... production associate
Becky Gremillion ... secretary: Messrs. Brubaker and Munafo
Joseph R. Hessekiel ... technical consultant
Fred Inman ... coordinator: L.A.P.D.
Keith D. Jones ... armwrestler
Lisa Lynn Kearsley ... assistant production coordinator: los angeles
Fran Lucci ... production accountant (as Fran Pasqualucci)
Tony Maffatone ... security: Mr. Stallone (as Anthony Maffatone)
Lucy Mardonovich ... production associate
Priscilla McDonald ... international publicity
Paul Montilla ... production associate
Midge Ogle ... craft service
Susan Persily ... assistant: Mr. Stallone
Julie Pitkanen ... script supervisor
Ross Reynolds ... helicopter pilot
Don Rogers ... publicist
M. Paul Swim ... assistant production coordinator: las vegas (as Paul Swim)
Jon Varady ... production associate
Mark Wallerstein ... first aid
Bill Wells ... production consultant
Gabriel Campisi ... production assistant (uncredited)
Michael Parkhurst ... marketing consultant (uncredited) / technical advisor (uncredited)
Douglas A. Raine ... production assistant (uncredited)
Melissa Smith ... post facilities manager (uncredited)

Thanks

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Richard H. Bryan ... with sincere appreciation to (as Richard H. Bryan - Governor)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Lincoln Hawk (Stallone) is a struggling trucker who arm wrestles on the side to make extra cash while trying to rebuild his life. After the death of his wife, he tries to make amends with his son who he left behind 10 years earlier. Upon their first meeting, his son does not think too highly of him until he enters the World Arm Wrestling Championships in Las Vegas. His hope is to receive the grand prize of $100,000 and an expensive current custom semi-truck and thus start his own trucking company. Written by Ryan Harder

Plot Keywords
Taglines Some fight for money... Some fight for glory... He's fighting for his son's love. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Meet Me Half Way (United States)
  • Over the Top - Le bras de fer (France)
  • Yo, el Halcón (Spain)
  • Halcón (Mexico)
  • Halcón (Peru)
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Runtime
  • 93 min
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Box Office

Budget $25,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $5,149,200, 15 Feb 1987

Did You Know?

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Trivia Years later, Sylvester Stallone explained why he agreed to appear in this movie, saying, "Menahem Golan kept offering me more and more money, until I finally thought, 'What the hell - no one will see it!'" See more »
Goofs Just after they stop at the truck stop as they drive away, they drive on the wrong side of the yellow line. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Over the Top/84 Charing Cross Road/Death Before Dishonor/Working Girls (1987). See more »
Soundtracks In This Country See more »
Quotes Lincoln Hawk: The world meets nobody halfway. When you want something, you gotta take it.
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