Plot & Details
Harry Similac (Dirk Benedict) is a music promoter who must scramble to stay out of debt in this slapstick comedy. He hits upon the idea of becoming a wrestling promoter and steals Rick Roberts (Roddy Piper) from his former manager Captain Lou Milano (Lou Albano). He books his rock band Kick at the match and creates a new phenomena that combines wrestling with rock n' roll. Charles Nelson Reilly, Billy Barty, and John Astin provide memorable comedy relief. Cameo appearances by wrestlers Ric Flair, Afa & Sika, Sheik Adnan Al Kaissy, Freddie Blassie, and Bruno Sammartino add further realism to this feature that recalls the rock-and-wrestling spectaculars of the early 1980s.
- MPAA Rating: PG
- Genre(s): Comedy
- Run Time: 100min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 11/21/1986
- DVD Release Date: 03/15/2011
- Distributor(s): De Laurentiis Entertainment Group
- Director(s): Hal Needham
- Starring: Dirk Benedict , Tanya Roberts , Roddy Piper , Captain Lou Albano , Barry J. Gordon
- Themes: Ladder to the Top,Musician's Life,Wrestling
- Tone: Light
- Keywords: stars [celebrities], music-promoter, rags-to-riches, rock-music, sports, wrestling-Greco-Roman
- Country of Origin: USA (11-21-1986)