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Jim Peterik

Jim Peterik is an actor and composer, known for Rocky III (1982), Lock Up (1989) and Shazam! (2019). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Rocky III Soundtrack
Lock Up Soundtrack
Shazam! Soundtrack
Big Hero 6 Soundtrack


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 2014 The Heidi Selexa Show (Podcast Series)
 1989 Survivor: Across the Miles (Music Video)
 1988 Survivor: Didn't Know It Was Love (Music Video)
 1987 Survivor: Man Against the World (Music Video)
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 1986 Survivor: Is This Love (Music Video)
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 1984 Survivor: High on You (Music Video)
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 1984 Survivor: I Can't Hold Back (Music Video)
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 1984 Survivor: The Moment of Truth (Music Video)
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 1983 Survivor: Caught in the Game (Music Video)
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 1982 Survivor: Eye of the Tiger (Music Video)
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 1982 Survivor: Children of the Night (Music Video)
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Show Show Soundtrack (210 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Songwriter: Wrote "Hold On Loosely", which was a hit for 38 Special. See more »

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1 Print Biography | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

James M. Peterik | James Peterik

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Two songs from each of his famous bands, The Ides of March and Survivor, appear in a Sylvester Stallone film: Survivor's "Eye of the Tiger" in Rocky III (1982) and the Ides of March's "Vehicle" in Lock Up (1989). Both songs were important in motivating Stallone's character to "beat the odds".


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