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

Sylvester Stallone wrote his spec script in just three and a half days, supposedly inspired by the bout between Muhammad Ali and Chuck Wepner, in which Wepner was TKO'd in the 15th round. Stallone denied that this was the inspiration for the film but was forced to eventually settle a ... ...


Quotes

Club fight attendee: Come on, Spider!


Goofs

The number "2" disappears off Rocky's apartment door after he answers the door to let Micky in.


Crazy Credits

Butkus the dog is credited as "Butkus Stallone".

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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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