Creed (2015) & Creed II (2018)
Creed (2015) follows Adonis ‘Donnie’ Johnson (Michael B. Jordan), the son of the legendary fighter Apollo Creed, on his journey to becoming a professional boxer. Michael B. Jordan, who spent an entire year getting in shape for the part, is joined on screen by Sylvester Stallone who reprised his famous role as Rocky Balboa for the film. Creed was a huge box-office hit as well as a critical success with a 95% ‘fresh’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Stallone received his first Academy Award nomination since the original Rocky (1976) for his performance as well as picking up both a Golden Globe and a Critics’ Choice Award.
Creed II (2018) picks up three years later after Donnie’s career has skyrocketed, opening