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.
According to Sylvester Stallone, it was a stroke of good luck that got the film made. He met with the producers to audition for another film, but was turned down for the part. In the course of conversation Stallone mentioned that he was not only an actor, but also a ... ...
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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