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.
Some people have speculated that Han Solo's "Great shot kid, that was one in a million!" from Star Wars, Episode IV: A New Hope (1977) was a nod to Rocky ("a million-one-shot"), released just half a year earlier. Although the highest-grossing film ... ...
Club fight attendee:
Come on, Spider!
Rocky fights Apollo at the Spectrum Stadium in Philadelphia. As Adrian comes out to watch the fight, a Los Angeles police officer is standing behind her in the corridor.
Butkus the dog is credited as "Butkus Stallone".
$5,000,000 (USA) (5 December 1976)
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