PG | | Drama, Sport
Thirty years after the ring of the first bell, Rocky Balboa comes out of retirement and dons his gloves for his final fight; against the reigning heavyweight champ Mason 'The Line' Dixon.
No traditional soundtrack was released for the film. Instead, a CD called "Rocky Balboa - The Best of Rocky" was released, featuring a collection of the best songs from the entire franchise. The release date of that compilation album (December 26, ... ...
Yet another quick knockout for Mason Dixon, almost perfunctory; the fans let him know how they feel about it.
When Rocky applied for a boxing license in Rocky V, he was denied, as the doctors stated he had irreversible brain damage. In this movie, according to the licensing board, Rocky passed all of his medical exams with "flying colors." They cannot both be correct at the same time. However, Sylvester Stallone has addressed this in interviews, stating that the standards of acceptable health for boxing could have changed over time - and Rocky IS completely fit by modern standards. Additionally, he never got a second opinion and yielded to Adrian's advice to quit to protect his health.
The first set of end credits features fans of all ages running up the front steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The second set of credits features a shot of Rocky standing alone at the top of the steps.
$17,003,904 (USA) (22 December 2006)
$70,269,171 (USA) (23 March 2007)
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