• Rocky Balboa (2006)

Rocky Balboa

Release Date: December 20th, 2006

DVD Release Date: March 20th, 2007

PG |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

Now long-retired, Rocky (Sylvester Stallone) runs a Philadelphia eatery and mourns the loss of his beloved wife, Adrian. Yearning to recapture a bit of his glory days, he plans to re-enter the ring for a few low-profile, local matches. All that changes when Rocky accepts a challenge to fight the world's reigning heavyweight champion, Mason "the Line" Dixon (Antonio Tarver).

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Burt Young, Antonio Tarver, Geraldine Hughes, Milo Ventimiglia, Tony Burton, A.J. Benza, James Francis Kelly III

Director: Sylvester Stallone

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Rogue Marble, Chartoff-Winkler Productions, United Artists, Revolution Studios, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Columbia Pictures Corporation

Distributors: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: 2000s , Inspiring , Competition , Emotional , Son , Bar , House , Rise , Rivalry ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Defies all expectations with a low-key, technically stripped-down production that really does come close to capturing the heart and soul of the original. show more

  • 60
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Against all odds this panoply of punishment is almost thrilling, even though it's raging bull of a different kind. show more

  • 63
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    What's touching about Rocky Balboa, the sixth chapter in the saga of Philadelphia's lord of the ring, is the small-scale stuff. Not the spectacle of the has-been, now 60, connecting with a punch. But the sight of an actor connecting with a character. show more

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