Rocky Balboa accompanies his friend Apollo Creed to the rings in a boxing match against a Russian Boxer named Ivan Drago. Drago is too strong for Creed, and unfortunately kills him in his match. Balboa blames himself for Creed's death and is determined to defeat Drago in a boxing match. He gains the help of Creed's former manager, Duke and travels to U.S.S.R to take on Drago.Written by
In the Italian dub of the movie, Ivan Drago's line "I must break you" was translated as "I break you in two" ("Ti spiezzo in due", complete with fake Russian accent). It became by far the most famous quote from the movie in Italy, and entered everyday speech. See more »
Nearly all of the punches between Rocky and Drago do not connect, and most of them are inches away. In some cases, the one "receiving" the punch moves his head long before the other one's punches even comes close. See more »
[In the dressing room before the fight against Drago]
you look good but just do me a favor, when you go out there try not to wear yourself out
Yeah, wear myself out?
You haven't been in the ring for five years
What are you talking about? You make it sound like I'm an old man. I'm in the best shape of my life I'm quicker, I'm stronger
I'm not saying you're not ready but personally, if it were me, I wouldn't mind postponing it a couple few weeks
Yeah we don't know anything about this guy...
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Only Rocky film that doesn't start with the "scrolling Rocky" logo. See more »
On the USA Network version of the film, a shot of Drago taking steroids is reframed to edit out a needle piercing his shoulder. To keep time with the song "Heart's On Fire" playing in the background, previous shots of the needle full of steroids are slowed down. See more »
Rocky IV goes to the Evil Empire during the heart of the Cold War and beats their invincible Super Champion, Ivan Drago and instantly converts the SU from Lenin-Stalin to McDonalds-Burger King! God bless Rocky, God bless Stallone, God bless capitalism, God bless America! I can change, everybody can change! Now sing it with me...
Heeeeeeeeeearts on fiiiiiiiiiiiiiii-yyyyyyre...!
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