Rocky II (1979)

PG   |    |  Drama, Sport


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Rocky struggles in family life after his bout with Apollo Creed, while the embarrassed champ insistently goads him to accept a challenge for a rematch.


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  • Sylvester Stallone in Rocky II (1979)
  • Talia Shire in Rocky II (1979)
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8 June 2002 | Agent10
7
| A pretty good sequel
Sure, Apollo was pointlessly painted as the bad guy early in the film, but this a sequel. While it is not as good as the first film, it still embodies many of the themes and hopes which made the first film so powerful. This time, the audience got what it wanted, a win for a guy who had been kicked down for so long. With more money, the film felt more lucid and better put together, which made it a whole new experience in itself. I especially enjoyed the scene where the kids are chasing Rocky, certainly one of the most complicated and time consuming shots of all time, considering all of the extras the various sequences needed. Better than an average sequel, it still pales a shade below the original film.

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Release Date:

15 June 1979

Language

English, Italian


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

Pennsylvania, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,390,537 17 June 1979

Gross USA:

$85,182,160

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$85,187,855

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