After iron man Drago, a highly intimidating 6-foot-5, 261-pound Soviet athlete, kills Apollo Creed in an exhibition match, Rocky comes to the heart of Russia for 15 pile-driving boxing rounds of revenge.
Rocky Balboa is enjoying life. He has a lovely wife, Adrian, had a successful fight with Apollo Creed and is able to enjoy the money he earned from the fight and a new endorsement deal. Unfortunately, Rocky becomes embarrassed when failing to complete an advert and ends up working in a meat packing company. He believes that he will no longer have a career as a boxer. Apollo wants to rematch with Rocky to prove all his critics wrong that he can beat Rocky. Can Rocky once again have a successful fight? Written by
In the scene where Rocky is filming a commercial for Beast cologne, one of the chairs in the background reads Joe Spinell, the actor who played loan shark Tony Gazzo in Rocky (1976) and this film. See more »
When Rocky & Adrian meet with the real estate agent to buy the Townhouse, as they're about to walk in the front door, Rocky taps on the address numbers and says that they almost add up to 9 which is a good omen. The address is 2313 which does add up to 9, not almost 9. I believe this was one of many small things written into the script to show Rocky's lack of education and intelligence. See more »
[Duke, Apollo's trainer, is finishing putting tape around Apollo's arm]
[whispers and growls]
You're the Man. You're number one. The Champ, the best of all time. Girls love you - Men, old people love you. Young people love you. You're the best. You're the Man, and he's yours. He's yours, he's yours. This bum shouldn't be in the same ring with you. I want you to show him who you are tonight.
[Apollo practices punching on his right hand]
Show him who you are tonight. Stick him!
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Makes you want to go the distance and hit someone :D
Rocky II is the second installment in the Rocky series. One of my friends told me that I have to see the Rocky movies because they are very good and every movie fan should just see them. I'm also just interested in seeing what the hype was about. I actually was very surprised on how much I enjoyed the first Rocky. It had entertainment and was very inspirational.
Rocky II dove a little more into what Rocky himself is all about. Obviously, from the first Rocky movie, he was just a punk off the streets who just got "lucky" according to Apollo, his competitor. In Rocky II, he and Apollo decide they want a rematch to see who is the real winner and fighter of the world since it was a draw match from the first Rocky. Also, Rocky marries Adrien and has a son with her. I did enjoy Rocky II, and I'm very much looking forward to the third one. I heard Mr. T is the star! :D
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