Rocky (1976)

PG   |    |  Drama, Sport


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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.


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  • Sylvester Stallone and Burt Young at an event for Rocky (1976)
  • Sylvester Stallone and Talia Shire at an event for Rocky (1976)
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Trivia

Sylvester Stallone was inspired to write the screenplay for the film, after seeing the Chuck Wepner-Muhammad Ali fight on March 24, 1975, at the Richfield Coliseum outside of Cleveland in Richfield, Ohio. Thirty-six year old Wepner was considered a moderate talent, but no one thought he had... ...


Quotes

Club fight attendee: Come on, Spider!


Goofs

During the fight, Steadicam operator Garrett Brown and his assistant are visible at ringside several times in the wide shots. Brown can clearly be seen wearing a black and white stripped top.


Crazy Credits

Butkus the dog is credited as "Butkus Stallone".

Storyline

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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