The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.

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Ryan Coogler

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Ryan Coogler (screenplay by), Aaron Covington (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael B. Jordan ... Adonis Johnson
Sylvester Stallone ... Rocky Balboa
Tessa Thompson ... Bianca
Phylicia Rashad ... Mary Anne Creed
Andre Ward ... Danny 'Stuntman' Wheeler
Tony Bellew ... 'Pretty' Ricky Conlan
Ritchie Coster ... Pete Sporino
Jacob 'Stitch' Duran ... Stitch
Graham McTavish ... Tommy Holiday
Malik Bazille Malik Bazille ... Amir
Ricardo 'Padman' McGill Ricardo 'Padman' McGill ... Padman
Gabe Rosado Gabe Rosado ... Leo 'The Lion' Sporino (as Gabriel Rosado)
Wood Harris ... Tony 'Little Duke' Burton
Buddy Osborn Buddy Osborn ... Conlan's Cut Man
Rupal Pujara Rupal Pujara ... Dr. Kathari
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Storyline

Adonis Johnson is the son of the famous boxing champion Apollo Creed, who died in a boxing match in Rocky IV (1985). Adonis wasn't born until after his father's death and wants to follow his fathers footsteps in boxing. He seeks a mentor who is the former heavyweight boxing champion and former friend of Apollo Creed, the retired Rocky Balboa. Rocky eventually agrees to mentor Adonis. With Rocky's help they hope to get a title job to face even deadlier opponents than his father. But whether he is a true fighter remains to be seen.... Written by Blake ordonez

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Your legacy is more than a name

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Drama | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for violence, language and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Throughout multiple scenes Michael B. Jordan can be seen wearing a jacket with XXIV on the back. This is a Kobe Bryant-branded Nike jacket and he is a legend from the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning when Adonis is typing his letter of resignation he is wearing a black tie. When he turns his resignation into his boss his tie is blue. When he goes home and Mary Anne asks him how his new job is he is wearing the black tie again. See more »

Quotes

Adonis Johnson: We got one Rock!
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Crazy Credits

Only movie in the Rocky series which Stallone didn't get top-billing. See more »

Alternate Versions

SPOILER: In the final theatrical release of the film, Adonis Creed loses the fight to Pretty Ricky Conlan by split decision, mirroring the end of the original Rocky. However, another ending was filmed in which Creed wins the fight. See more »

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Features Rocky II (1979) See more »

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Lord Knows
Written by Meek Mill (as Robert Williams), Tory Lanez (as Daystar Peterson) and Daniel Gonzalez
Performed by Meek Mill
Courtesy of Maybach Music Group/Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Rocky comes back, as a trainer
3 June 2020 | by sauravjoshi85See all my reviews

Creed is a sports drama movie directed by Ryan Coogler and stars Sylvester Stallone, Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad and Anthony Bellew in the leads.

This is the seventh movie in the Rocky Franchise.

This movie is probably one of the best Rocky movies in the recent times. Rocky is back again as a trainer. This movie again focuses on more emotion just like the previous movie. The plot is predictable but good. Acting is good. Screenplay gets slow but still not disappoint you much.

This movie might give birth to a new franchise in the name of Creed as Creed II is already released and planning of Creed III is underway.

A nice emotional movie with one of the best performance by Stallone. A must watch.


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Country:

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Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

25 November 2015 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$29,632,823, 29 November 2015

Gross USA:

$109,767,581

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$173,567,581
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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