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Rocky(Movie, 1976)

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| 2h | Genre: Drama
RockyRating: 3.9/5 (with 28412,841 votes)
Rocky is a 1976 American sports drama film that won the Oscar for Best Picture, directed by John G. Avildsen, written by and starring Sylvester Stallone. It tells the rags to riches American Dream story of Rocky Balboa, an uneducated, kind-hearted working class Italian-American boxer, working as a debt collector for a loan shark in the slums of Philadelphia. Rocky, a small-time club fighter, gets a shot at the world heavyweight championship. The film also stars Talia Shire as Adrian, Burt Young as Adrian's brother Paulie, Burgess Meredith as Rocky's trainer Mickey Goldmill, and Carl Weathers as the reigning champion, Apollo Creed. The film, made on a budget of just over $1.1 million, was a sleeper h... ()
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Movie poster of Rocky

Where to watch Rocky (cinema/streaming/download)?

"Rocky" is currently available on 2 providers. Rocky can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

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Duration: 1h 59min
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Awards & Nominations for Rocky

Academy Award for Best Picture National Film Registry Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Film Editing National Board of Review: Top Ten Films 2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Actress Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Film Editing Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Academy Award for Best Picture Academy Award for Best Sound

About Rocky

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.

Trailer for Rocky + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Talia Shire and Sylvester Stallone on ROCKY(Trailer, 3:07)

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Pennsylvania
Derivative works/Adaptions: "Rocky the Musical" (find it on Amazon)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 32 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Norwegian Bokmål (NB), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Slovenian (SL), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 11/21/1976
Screenwriter: Sylvester Stallone
Film Editor: Scott Conrad
Director of Photography: James Crabe
Composer: Bill Conti
Production Designer: Bill Cassidy
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Rock 1 - Um Lutador"
"Rocky I"
"Rocky 1"
"Ρόκι, Τα Χρυσά Γάντια"
"록키"
"Роки"
"Рокки"

6 movies in the Rocky Collection

1976 Rocky
1990 Rocky V

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Other movies with this title: Rocky (IN, 1981), Rocky (IN, 2006), Rocky (IN, 2008), Rocky (IN, 2013), Rocky (IT, 2017), Rocky (2020), Rocky (IN, 2021)

WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:1735, Added: 02/07/2018, Last updated: 11/15/2021