Rocky III Poster

Release Date: April 20th, 2009

DVD Release Date: March 18th, 2003

PG|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
Having become the world heavyweight champion, former working-class boxer Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) is rich and famous beyond his wildest dreams, which has made him lazy and overconfident. In a double whammy, he loses his trainer and father figure Mickey (Burgess Meredith) and then has his title stolen by the arrogant, menacing challenger Clubber Lang (Mr. T). Turning to his former adversary, Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers), for help, Rocky struggles to get his old fire back.

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Mr. T , Talia Shire, Carl Weathers, Burt Young, Burgess Meredith, Ian Fried, Hulk Hogan

Director: Sylvester Stallone

Genres: Drama, Action

Production Co: United Artists

Distributors: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Keywords: Temptation, Wife, New York City, Fall, Transformation, 1980s, Friend, Cool, Rousing


Nominated Original Song
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1982)
Nominated Music (Original Song)
Nominated Best Original Song - Motion Picture