Pro wrestler Terry Funk
has a cameo as one of Robert Loggia's henchmen.
The kid who played Sly's son Michael, David Mendenhall, did the voice of Daniel in Transformers the Movie.
Despite grossing only $16 million at the box office, "Over The Top" managed to produce its own short-lived line of toy arm wrestling figures.
A lot of the filming WAS done in Vegas. Which explains the opportunity Stallone had to literally pin movie critic Roger Ebert against a slot machine and commented to him that: Though it's understandable that he took liberty in knocking his films, "I suggest you stop knocking me as a person when you do it."
Contributed by: Chris Heathcoat
David Mendenhall was injured shortly after release of the film. Sylvester Stallone visited his co-star in the hospital immediately...though Mendenhall was glad to see Mr.Stallone, he was surprised on why he showed up with an "Over the Top" action figure, "since I had met the real thing by making the movie"
Contributed by: Mary Carol Gonzalez
"Over The Top" is mentioned in episode 6, Season 2 of the popular Fox TV series "The O.C." Stars Seth, Ryan, and Marissa all say they will be watching "Over The Top," which 'they can watch hundreds of times and never get tired of'.