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.
Some people have speculated that Han Solo's "Great shot kid, that was one in a million!" from Star Wars, Episode IV: A New Hope (1977) was a nod to Rocky ("a million-one-shot"), released just half a year earlier. Although the highest-grossing film ... ...
Club fight attendee:
Come on, Spider!
When Rocky is demonstrating his training technique for the news story, the camera angle on Rocky changes multiple times but there was only one camera present.
Butkus the dog is credited as "Butkus Stallone".
$5,000,000 (USA) (5 December 1976)
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