PG | | Drama, Sport
A small-time boxer gets a supremely rare chance to fight a heavy-weight champion in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect.
In one dockside scene the bow and name of the oil carrier Sohio Resolute makes a brief but prominent appearance. The ship was scrapped some years after filming.
Club fight attendee:
Come on, Spider!
When Rocky enters the bathroom while Mickey is visiting him, three darts are on the door. After Rocky opens the door the first time, the darts are in a completely different pattern. In the final shot, the door has 2 darts.
Butkus the dog is credited as "Butkus Stallone".
$5,000,000 (USA) (5 December 1976)
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