Rocky (1976)

PG  |   |  Drama, Sport


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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.


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Did You Know?

Trivia

Rocky's employer, Gazzo was originally also intended to be Rocky's older brother, but John G. Avildsen rejected the idea, as he thought it was too similar to the film On the Waterfront (1954).


Quotes

Club fight attendee: Come on, Spider!


Goofs

The closing credits list real-life boxing referee Lou Fillipo, who plays the referee in the Championship fight, as "Championship Fight Announcer". Thayer David, who plays the promoter Jergens, was the fight announcer.


Crazy Credits

Butkus the dog is credited as "Butkus Stallone".

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Drama | Sport

Details

Release Date:

3 December 1976

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$960,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,000,000 (USA) (5 December 1976)

Gross:

$117,235,247 (USA)

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