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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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Trivia

The iconic shot of Rocky running up the steps of Philadelphia Art Museum came about because of Steadicam inventor Garrett Brown. Brown, who was from Philadelphia, was getting ready to fly to Los Angeles to try to sell his newly invented Steadicam device. He had ... ...


Quotes

Club fight attendee: Come on, Spider!


Goofs

During the fight, Steadicam operator Garrett Brown and his assistant are visible at ringside several times in the wide shots. Brown can clearly be seen wearing a black and white stripped top.


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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