Part of a cycle of ring fighter movies, mostly boxing, some wrestling, initiated by the box-office and critical success of the Academy Award Best Picture winning boxing movie Rocky
(1976). The films include Rocky II
(1979), Rocky III
(1982), Rocky IV
(1985), Tough Enough
(1983), Title Shot
(1979), _Raging Bull_, The Champ
(1978), The Main Event
(1979), The Prize Fighter
(1979), The Greatest
(1977), Body and Soul
(1981), Paradise Alley
(1978), ...All the Marbles
(1981) (aka "The California Dolls"), The One and Only
(1978), Every Which Way But Loose
(1978) and Any Which Way You Can
(1980). See more
Why do you have to wear that stinkin' sweatsuit?
It brings me luck, you know?
Brings you luck! I'll tell you what it brings, it brings flies! Now here's what I want you to do... I want you to chase this little chicken.
Hey yo, Mick, what do I got to chase a chicken for?
First, because I said so. And second, is because chicken-chasing is how we used to train back in the old days. If you can catch this thing, you can catch greased lighting.
Well, I'll do it if you say so, but it ain't very mature...