“He Had the Body, He Had the Strength” – Deadline

Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger are known for their action movies of the 80’s. As part of the Netflix documentary series ArnoldStallone recalls his former bitter rivalry with Schwarzenegger and supports him.

Stallone says, “The ’80s was a very interesting time because the definitive ‘action man’ hadn’t really been created yet.” “Up until that point, the action was like a car chase Bullitt Or french connectionAnd a film that’s about intelligence and instinct and verbal this and verbal.

Stallone determines that it was with first bloodreleased in 1982, that action films changed that, saying, “You really relied on your body to tell the story. Dialogue wasn’t necessary. I saw there was an opportunity, ’cause no one else was doing it.” … except for another guy from Austria, who doesn’t need to say much.

rocky The star was referring to Schwarzenegger who admitted he was inspired to do his best, “every time he came across a movie like Rambo IINow I had to figure out a way to get ahead of him.”

with movies like the Terminator And CommandoDuring his career, Schwarzenegger became Stallone’s rival and “became incredibly competitive.” Stallone said they were like Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier “or great warriors traveling the same path: There was room for only one of us.”

Although they were both action stars, Stallone brushed aside Schwarzenegger, saying, “He was the best. He just had all the answers. He had the body. He had the strength. That was his character.”

Stallone said, “I got my ass kicked constantly, whereas Arnold never got hurt much.” “And I’m going, ‘Arnold, you can go out and fight a dragon and you’ll come back with a Band-Aid.'”

Schwarzenegger said that “Without Stallone, I probably wouldn’t have been inspired to do the kind of movies I did in the ’80s and work as hard as I did. I’m a competitive person.