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.
The film was shot in 28 days.
Club fight attendee:
Come on, Spider!
In the final fight, just before we see the sign for Round 13, there is a shot of Rocky in a clinch looking fairly unmarked even though the previous rounds had shown him already very bloodied.
Butkus the dog is credited as "Butkus Stallone".
$5,000,000 (USA) (5 December 1976)
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