PG | | Drama, Sport
Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer, gets a supremely rare chance to fight heavy-weight champion Apollo Creed in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect.
Warren Beatty claimed he was offered the lead role.
Club fight attendee:
Come on, Spider!
When Rocky is boxing in the meat-packing plant, he is in an orthodox stance, not southpaw.
Butkus the dog is credited as "Butkus Stallone".
$5,000,000 (USA) (5 December 1976)
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