History Film / NoHoldsBarred

7th Jun '17 7:22:32 AM DarkStorm
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* InkSuitActor: Seriously, the only differences between Rip and Hulk Hogan are their names and color of their gear (Rip is blue and white, Hogan is red and yellow)

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* InkSuitActor: Seriously, the only differences between Rip and Hulk Hogan are their names and color of their gear (Rip is blue and white, Hogan is red and yellow)yellow). But Hogan himself mixed up his color scheme in his earlier WWF matches, including [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dX-0jI7ZX_c blue and white]], so it's more like Rip is a CompositeCharacter version of Hulk Hogan himself (his then-current personality, his less-iconic earlier outfits, and his Japanese finisher).
29th Apr '17 11:29:10 AM Miracle@StOlaf
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-->'''Driver:''' "Duh-duh...''DOOO-KIIIIE!''"
-->'''Rip:''' ..."''Dookie?''"
-->''*scene*''
8th Feb '17 7:24:33 PM erforce
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In 1988, Wrestling/VinceMcMahon and Wrestling/HulkHogan were eager to take a step into Hollywood. Hogan was at the height of his popularity in the Wrestling/{{WWE}} (then WWF), and in fact, he did have some acting experience, most notably in ''RockyIII'' as Thunderlips. Having Hogan star in his own major motion picture seemed like a natural progression, so Hogan took some time off from wrestling while Wrestling/RandySavage was champion. [=McMahon=] and Hogan collaborated as executive producers, and unleashed '''''No Holds Barred''''' upon the public in 1989.

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In 1988, Wrestling/VinceMcMahon and Wrestling/HulkHogan were eager to take a step into Hollywood. Hogan was at the height of his popularity in the Wrestling/{{WWE}} (then WWF), and in fact, he did have some acting experience, most notably in ''RockyIII'' ''Film/RockyIII'' as Thunderlips. Having Hogan star in his own major motion picture seemed like a natural progression, so Hogan took some time off from wrestling while Wrestling/RandySavage was champion. [=McMahon=] and Hogan collaborated as executive producers, and unleashed '''''No ''No Holds Barred''''' Barred'' upon the public in 1989.
6th Feb '17 9:03:52 AM Briguy52748
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* WouldHitAGirl: Brell ''and'' Zeus both manhandle women at some point.

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* WouldHitAGirl: Brell ''and'' Zeus both manhandle women at some point.point:
** For Zeus, the first moment comes at the seedy bar wherein he is introduced. A waitress tries to greet him at the door, but before she can get two words out, he grabs her by the face, twists it with a vise-like clawhold and then drops her over a stair railing to the floor below, causing presumably serious injuries and drawing blood. Later, during the climatic fight scene, Zeus sees Rip's brother, Randy in the crowd and decides to knock him out of his wheelchair and kick him around; when this happens, Randy's girlfriend, Stephanie, tries to cover him to get Zeus to stop, but he kicks her aside (hard). Shortly thereafter, Rip comes after Zeus, who throws several people, including women and children, into the stairwell into Rip's path. (The noble Rip helps each person up before he gets to Zeus.)
** Brell has been implied to have hit Samantha Moore, his former secretary and tool of seducing his enemies, in the past. When Moore defects to Rip's side and helps him gather ammunition to beat Brell, he sends his goons after her, hoping to kidnap and send Samantha to a horrifyingly brutal fate ... until Rip, out riding his motorcycle, happens to come right around the corner.
6th Feb '17 8:55:49 AM Briguy52748
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* BlackDudeDiesFirst: It is strongly implied that Zeus was killed from the impact of his tumble over the balcony after the climatic fight, having landed so hard on the canvas that the ring imploded. [[spoiler: The man he was working for, Brell, is accidentally electrocuted shortly thereafter.]]
16th Jan '16 3:22:43 PM kawaiineko333
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* [[BroughtToYouByTheLetterS Brought To You By The Letter "Z"]]: Guess who.
10th Aug '15 5:36:23 AM IndirectActiveTransport
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In 1988, VinceMcMahon and HulkHogan were eager to take a step into Hollywood. Hogan was at the height of his popularity in the Wrestling/{{WWE}} (then WWF), and in fact, he did have some acting experience, most notably in ''RockyIII'' as Thunderlips. Having Hogan star in his own major motion picture seemed like a natural progression, so Hogan took some time off from wrestling while RandySavage was champion. [=McMahon=] and Hogan collaborated as executive producers, and unleashed '''''No Holds Barred''''' upon the public in 1989.

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In 1988, VinceMcMahon Wrestling/VinceMcMahon and HulkHogan Wrestling/HulkHogan were eager to take a step into Hollywood. Hogan was at the height of his popularity in the Wrestling/{{WWE}} (then WWF), and in fact, he did have some acting experience, most notably in ''RockyIII'' as Thunderlips. Having Hogan star in his own major motion picture seemed like a natural progression, so Hogan took some time off from wrestling while RandySavage Wrestling/RandySavage was champion. [=McMahon=] and Hogan collaborated as executive producers, and unleashed '''''No Holds Barred''''' upon the public in 1989.



* FinishingMove: Interestingly, Rip's finishing move is a double axe-handle, which is HulkHogan's real-life finisher when wrestling in Japan.

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* FinishingMove: Interestingly, Rip's finishing move is a double axe-handle, which is HulkHogan's Hulk Hogan's real-life finisher when wrestling in Japan.



* PunchPunchPunchUhOh: As is HulkHogan's trademark in the ring.

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* PunchPunchPunchUhOh: As is HulkHogan's Hulk Hogan's trademark in the ring.
30th Jul '15 8:26:46 PM TheWanderer
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* ItsPersonal

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* ItsPersonalItsPersonal[=/=]ItsPersonalWithTheDragon: Once Zeus lays that beating on Randy, Rip cares far more about paying him back than anything to do with Brell.
24th Jul '15 1:25:12 PM Dravencour
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* KickTheDog: This movie has gone out of its way to make the antagonists as despicable as humanly possible. Zeus had beaten up Rip's brother Randy to a point where he can't walk and to add insult to injury, he punched him of his wheelchair and kicked him while he was on the ground. Brell has gone from a Smug {{Corrupt Corporate Executive}} to abusive, by having his old employee Samantha raped by his {{mooks}} for actually caring about Rip, hiring goons to attack Rip just because he had the audacity to say no to Brell, letting Zeus cripple Rip's Brother and blackmailing Rip to throw a match.

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* KickTheDog: This movie has gone out of its way to make the antagonists as despicable as humanly possible. Zeus had beaten up Rip's brother Randy to a point where he can't walk and to add insult to injury, he punched him of his wheelchair and kicked him while he was on the ground. Brell has gone from a Smug {{Corrupt Corporate Executive}} to abusive, by having trying to have his old employee Samantha raped by his {{mooks}} for actually caring about Rip, hiring goons to attack Rip just because he had the audacity to say no to Brell, letting Zeus cripple Rip's Brother brother and blackmailing Rip to throw a match.
6th Jun '15 10:29:22 AM BDA1978
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* InkSuitActor: Seriously, the only differences between Rip and Hulk Hogan are their names and color of their gear (Rip is blue and white, Hogan is red and yellow)
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