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.
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 ... ...
Club fight attendee:
Come on, Spider!
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.
Butkus the dog is credited as "Butkus Stallone".
$5,000,000 (USA) (5 December 1976)
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