Rocky Poster

Release Date: December 1st, 1976

DVD Release Date: April 24th, 2001

PG|1 hr 59 min

Plot Summary
Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone), a small-time boxer from working-class Philadelphia, is arbitrarily chosen to take on the reigning world heavyweight champion, Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers), when the undefeated fighter's scheduled opponent is injured. While training with feisty former bantamweight contender Mickey Goldmill (Burgess Meredith), Rocky tentatively begins a relationship with Adrian (Talia Shire), the wallflower sister of his meat-packer pal Paulie (Burt Young).

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burgess Meredith, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Thayer David, Joe Spinell, James Gambina

Director: John G. Avildsen

Genres: Drama, Action

Production Co: United Artists

Distributors: CBS/Fox, United Artists, MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc.

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