Overview

When world heavyweight boxing champion, Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers choose palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark. Rocky teams up with trainer Mickey Goldmill to make the most of this once in a lifetime break.

  1. John G. Avildsen

    Director

  2. Sylvester Stallone

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Sylvester Stallone

    Sylvester Stallone

    Rocky Balboa

  2. Talia Shire

    Talia Shire

    Adrianna "Adrian" Pennino

  3. Burt Young

    Burt Young

    Paulie

  4. Carl Weathers

    Carl Weathers

    Apollo Creed

  5. Burgess Meredith

    Burgess Meredith

    Mickey Goldmill

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Rocky
Rocky

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Status Released

Release Information

  • November 21, 1976
    PG, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 59m

Budget $1,000,000.00

Revenue $117,235,147.00

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