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Rocky Balboa (2006)

 -  Drama | Sport  -  20 December 2006 (USA)
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Rocky Balboa comes out of retirement to step into the ring for the last time and face the heavyweight champ Mason 'The Line' Dixon.

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Storyline

When he loses a highly publicized virtual boxing match to ex-champ Rocky Balboa, reigning heavyweight titleholder Mason Dixon retaliates by challenging the Itallian Stallion to a nationally televised, 10-round exhibition bout. To the surprise of his son and friends, Rocky agrees to come out of retirement and face an opponent who's faster, stronger and thirty years his junior. With the odds stacked firmly against him, Rocky takes on Dixon in what will become the greatest fight in boxing history, a hard-hitting, action-packed battle of the ages. Written by Shawn Ashley

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The final bell is about to ring. This Christmas. See more »

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Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for boxing violence and some language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

20 December 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rocky VI  »

Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£3,639,339 (UK) (19 January 2007)

Gross:

$70,269,171 (USA) (23 March 2007)
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Trivia

Although it is not included as a deleted scene on the DVD, Sylvester Stallone has said that a scene was filmed in which Rocky sees a woman that looks like Adrian in the building where Robert Jr. works. He follows her for a while before he realizes it is not Adrian. Stallone decided to cut the scene because he felt that Rocky's loneliness had already been established enough, and that this scene was overkill. See more »

Goofs

When Rocky Fights Dixon it shows his record as 57-23-1. He was 44-20 going into his first match with Apollo. He lost to Apollo, then beat him, then had 10 title defense victories. His record at that point was 55-21. After splitting with Clubber Lang he was 56-22. One more fight against Drago makes 57-22. The draw could have been the fight with Thunderlips in Rocky III, but where did the additional defeat come from? See more »

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HBO Commentator: Yet another quick knockout for Mason Dixon, almost perfunctory; the fans let him know how they feel about it.
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Crazy Credits

The first set of end credits features fans of all ages running up the front steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The second set of credits features a shot of Rocky standing alone at the top of the steps. See more »


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Gonna Fly Now
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(Theme from "Rocky")
Music by Bill Conti
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A Movie for all Ages
15 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was worth waiting for! It is full of life lessons - all worthwhile for people of all ages. This movie touches your every sense. It made me feel as good as I did after watching the 1st Rocky years ago

  • hopeful, grateful - it made me believe in myself & others!


Kudos to Sylvester Stallone for fighting like a Lion to get this film made the way he wanted. He fought hard to make sure the last chapter on Rocky, his Rocky, was presented the way he wanted! Rocky is a real live man..not an inaccurate Hollywood plastic ... but a character we all can relate to.

This movie was written and presented the way Mr. Stallone wanted ... thank God!! Its a movie to see with your kids ... your dad....your mom .... those you love...its the kind of movie this country needs more of.

Thank you Mr. Stallone


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