Rocky Balboa accompanies his friend Apollo Creed to the ring 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
The training scenes set in Russia were actually filmed in Wyoming. The farm is located in Jackson Hole, and most of the exterior shots were filmed in the Grand Teton National Park. The fight itself was shot at the PNE Agrodome in Vancouver, British Columbia. See more »
While Rocky is driving and remembering, one of the shots was of him after he won the Drago fight and this was a day before he even left for Russia. See more »
Going in one more round when you don't think you can - that's what makes all the difference in your life.
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Only Rocky film that doesn't start with the "scrolling Rocky" logo. See more »
Current AMC broadcasts in the US use the sped-up 25 fps PAL video from a 24 fps film source. See more »