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Over The Top Behind The Scenes

Over The Top Picture
Go behind the scenes and learn what went on during the making of the 1987 Action / Adventure movie starring Sylvester Stallone, Robert Loggia, Susan Blakely et al.
Contributed by: Robert Baum
Rick Zumwalt was a real-life arm wrestling champion.
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The script was written by Stirling Siliphant whom also collaborated with Bruce Lee on "The Silent Flute". Mr. Siliphant orinally wrote "Over the Top" for Don Johnson as his first big screen attempt while "Miami Vice" was so popular.
Contributed by: Ken
The commandant in the military school scene was Col James Shaha (USA Ret.) He was the actual commandant of the Southern California Military Academy. The actual academy cadets and parents were used as fill-in's during filming at Pomona College. The Southern California Military Academy was closed shortly thereafter.
Deleted Scenes
When movies are made, scenes are often left on the cutting room floor.
Alternate Versions
Sometimes, there will be several versions of a movie floating about on cable, tv or video etc. Other times, a Director may release a special cut of the movie.
Over The Top