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PG-13| 1 hr. 44 min.

Plot Summary
Recently retired boxer Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) falls on hard times after his accountant mismanages his finances. He stages a comeback of sorts by mentoring fiery young boxer Tommy (Tommy Morrison), while also trying to mend his shaky relationship with his own son, Robert (Sage Stallone). These challenges prove to be at least as tough as any fight Rocky has faced in the ring. He wonders if he will be able to meet them and raise his arms in victory again.

Cast: Sylvester Stallone , Talia Shire , Burt Young , Richard E. Gant , Sage Stallone , Burgess Meredith , Tommy Morrison , Tony Burton

Director: John G. Avildsen

Genres: Drama, Action

Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Rocky V (1990)

Release Date: November 16th, 1990|1 hr. 44 min.

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  • 88
    San Francisco Chronicle

    I didn't think there was a drop left in this formula, but Sylvester Stallone has reached down, gone into the well, pulled himself up from the mat and found the strength within to come back with one last Rocky movie that's better than all the other sequels and almost as good as the original. [16 Nov 1990, p.E1] show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Though a tacked-on fisticuffs finale has its charms, it rather contradicts the preceding. Mere subtleties are beyond Stallone and returning Rocky I director John G. Avildsen. [16 Nov 1990, p.4D] show more

  • 88
    TV Guide

    For the most part, the "Rocky" pictures have been outstanding entertainments, beautifully crafted and executed, and Rocky V is an important and worthwhile addition to the series. show more

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