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Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone almost came to blows during their greatest rivalry years

Actors Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger maintained one of the most mediatable controversies in the Hollywood industry during the 80’s and 90’s: a subject that both now want to revisit in the framework of the new Netflix documentary ‘Arnold’ Reviews life. Austrian bodybuilder who ended up serving as the Governor of California between 2003 and 2011.

Veteran actors starred in some of the most acclaimed action and adventure films of the time, such as the ‘Rambo’ and ‘Rocky’ sagas, in the case of Stallone, or ‘Terminator’, ‘Conan the Barbarian’ and ‘Challenge Total’. in relation to the other. Unlike other rivalries in show business, forced or artificially created for promotional purposes, the animosity they both felt for each other was genuine and based on hatred. Only in the last few years were they able to put aside their differences, staging their reconciliation in films such as ‘The Expendables’ or ‘Escape Plan’ in the last decade.

“I always needed an enemy. Every time I made a hit movie like the second installment of ‘Rambo,’ I had to figure out how to top what I had done. We competed on everything.” Key: Who was tougher, who was better.” Schwarzenegger admitted in his documentary just before extracting the most positive lesson from that battle of egos, “Who had more muscles. Sly and I were at war.” “Without Stallone, I probably wouldn’t have been as motivated, I might not have worked as hard,” he says.

On the other hand, as expressed by the Italian-American interpreter, screenwriter and producer, his conflicting relationship with his now-friend became so intense that on more than one occasion he had to separate them to avoid bloodshed. . River. “It was an unbelievable level of animosity. He constantly kicked my ass (in terms of box office). We couldn’t bear the idea of ​​being in the same room together. He had to separate us,” he said in Revealed identical production.

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