Lyon Gaultier is a deserter in the Foreign Legion arriving in the USA entirely hard up. He finds his brother between life and death and his sister-in-law without the money needed to heal ... See full summary »
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Tommy Riley has moved with his dad to Chicago from a 'nice place'. He keeps to himself, goes to school. However, after a street fight he is noticed and quickly falls into the world of illegal underground boxing - where punches can kill.
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Boxer Rocky Balboa enjoys the wealth he has as world-champion. He only fights against opponents "hand-picked" by his manager Mickey Goldmill. Then he is challenged by the arrogant Clubber Lang. Rocky accepts the challenge to prove once more that there is only one world-champion. But Lang wins and becomes the new champion. Nobody believes in Rocky anymore, except for one man: former world-champion Apollo Creed. As Creed tries to stimulate his fighting spirit and get Rocky back in top-form, it is now up to Rocky to get his edge back. Will he win ? Written by
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This is the last Rocky film until Rocky Balboa to feature a traditional version of the Rocky Theme "Gonna Fly Now" with lyrics. See more »
When Apollo and Duke are reviewing Rocky's first fight with Clubber and discussing how many rounds Rocky could potentially last, the footage they are watching is in black and white. However, during this scene there is a shot of Apollo looking at the screen, and the lights reflecting off his face show that the footage he is watching is in color. See more »
[a special, surprise gathering is being held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; A high school band finished playing "Gonna Fly Now"; citizens applauses]
Thank you. Thank you, One and all. Every once in a while a person comes along who defies the odds, who defies logic, and fulfills an incredible dream. On behalf of all the citizens of Philadelphia, and the many who have been touched by your accomplishments and your untiring participation in this city's many charity functions, it is with ...
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"Rocky" is actually displayed on screen three separate times at the start of the film (first scrolling onto the screen from right to left (along with the number III), then spelled out with fireworks, and finally in simple text at the bottom right of the screen (again with III), several minutes later). See more »
Rocky Balboa has finally beaten Apollo Creed, and feels that he has nothing left to achieve. He plans to retire. Boxing brawler Clubber Lang becomes the Number 1 Contender, and wants his match with Balboa. Rocky is reluctant at first, but finally agrees to take on Clubber Lang. But things go from bad to worse, where Rocky's manager Micky unfortunately dies. Rocky must now train with his former opponent, Creed. Rocky now not just fighting for the title, but also for the confidence of everyone and especially of all, for Micky.
I felt that the third addition into the 'Rocky' series was better than the second film but not as great as the original. All the original actors are back in the parts that we all love. Micky's death is really emotional for those who've watched the series from the beginning. The action is great and the training montage is amazing this time, especially with the wonderful 'Eye of the Tiger' theme blasting out. There are some humour and some sadness, but overall is a great 'Rocky' movie.
"Why are you doing this?" - Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone)
"Because you can't win Rock. This guy will kill you to death in three rounds." - Micky (Burgess Meredith)
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