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 »
Jean-Claude Van Damme,
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.
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Several players from different backgrounds try to cope with the pressures of playing football at a major university. Each deals with the pressure differently, some turn to drinking, others ... See full summary »
Lincoln Hawk (Stallone) is a struggling trucker who's trying to rebuild his life. After the death of his wife, he tries to make amends with his son who he left behind years earlier. Upon ... See full summary »
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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The montage of Rocky's celebratory appearances features a scene of him on The Muppet Show. The footage used is actually a real episode featuring Sylvester Stallone from January 9, 1979. For the movie, Jim Henson dubbed in Rocky's name during Kermit's introduction. Stallone's actual appearance at the 1976 Academy Awards is also seen during the montage. See more »
During the final bout, immediately before Rocky knocks out Lang, the position of the two fighters alternates from the middle of the ring (in long shots) to up against the ropes (in close-ups) and back again. See more »
Title rematch commentator:
Do you have any predictions on this fight? How do you see this fight going?
Well, I feel that strength would have to go to the challenger, while experience and the WORLD'S HARDEST HEAD would HAVE to go to Rocky Balboa, and you know I know about that!
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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 »
This third outing in the "Rocky" series is a lot faster than the first two, but the action is always fun to watch and never over done. Sylvester Stallone returns again as writer, director and actor with all our familiar favourites including Talia Shire, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith and Burt Young.
Rocky fights Clubber Lang (played by "Mr. T" of "The A-Team" fame) and gets brutally beaten, but he fights back hard, in true Rocky style. He's still a lot of fun to root for. Good entertainment from the early eighties that makes good use of a music soundtrack including "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor. You ain't so bad!
Thursday, February 14, 1991 - Video
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