ROCKY MARCIANO: A LIFE STORY is the most definitive, complete, comprehensive and entertaining film ever done about this legendary champion and American hero. The film is narrated by ... See full summary »
Philip Van Horn, who left his small town a long time ago to become a Hollywood actor and hasn't had any success at that, returns to the town for a visit. There he is uniformally met like ... See full summary »
Trevor St. John
The life of Rocky Marciano takes a beating in this made-for-tv flick which is fraught with melodrama, over acting, a mediocre screenplay, distortions of fact, and obvious attempts to wring emotion from the audience. The film features an excellent performance by Favereau in the title role with fine supporting talent none of which can save this fast-track to success Hollywoodish formula approach to the exploitation of the life of a boxing legend. Come on...do we really need another boxing flick where every punch sounds like a sledge hammer hitting a sandbag?
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