September 04, 2020
On June 2, 1989, No Holds Barred was released in the United States, and it featured professional wrestling hero Hulk Hogan acting as, well, a professional wrestling hero, Rip Thomas.
It was Hogan's first major lead in a movie, where Tom "Tiny" Lister Jr. and Kurt Fuller were his main antagonists.
Nick Piccone and Vaughn Johnson take a deep dive into this movie, which lasted longer than the actual movie itself. The highs (not many), the lows (plenty), and the just flat-out ridiculous are covered in this in-depth unwrapping of a movie that certainly does not withstand the test of time.
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