PG-13 | | Drama, Sport
Reluctantly retired from boxing, and back from riches to rags, Rocky takes on a new protege who betrays him, as the champ's son must adjust to his family's new life after bankruptcy.
Michael Anthony Williams, who plays Union Cane, was a real-life boxer, just as was Tommy Morrison (who plays Tommy Gunn). He and Morrison were to have an actual match about a month after Rocky V was released, but it had to be canceled when Williams was hurt. The match was being hyped as... ...
George W. Duke:
In the ring, in the ring. Tommy Gunn only fights in the ring.
Rocky Balboa: My ring's outside.
The house Rocky leaves to fight Drago in Russia is clearly not the same house he returns to in Rocky 5.
In the closing credits Elton John's "The Measure Of A Man" plays while it shows stills from all five Rocky movies.
$14,073,170 (USA) (18 November 1990)
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