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Creed II (2018)

PG-13 | | Drama, Sport | 21 November 2018 (USA)
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Under the tutelage of Rocky Balboa, newly crowned heavyweight champion Adonis Creed faces off against Viktor Drago, the son of Ivan Drago.

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Steven Caple Jr.

Writers:

Juel Taylor (screenplay by), Sylvester Stallone (screenplay by) | 3 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
Dolph Lundgren ... Ivan Drago
Florian Munteanu ... Viktor Drago (as Florian 'Big Nasty' Munteanu)
Russell Hornsby ... Buddy Marcelle
Wood Harris ... Tony 'Little Duke' Burton
Milo Ventimiglia ... Robert Balboa
Robbie Johns ... Logan Balboa
Andre Ward ... Danny 'Stuntman' Wheeler
Brigitte Nielsen ... Ludmilla Drago
Patrice Harris Patrice Harris ... Padman (as Patrice 'Boogey' Harris)
Jacob 'Stitch' Duran ... Stitch
Ana Gerena ... Adrian's Waitress

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Storyline

Years after Adonis Creed made a name for himself under Rocky Balboa's mentorship, the young boxer becomes the Heavyweight Champion of the World. While life is good with that victory and his marriage to Bianca, trouble comes to Philadelphia when Ivan Drago, the Russian boxer who killed Adonis' father, Apollo, arrives with his son, Viktor, to challenge Adonis. Against Rocky's advice, Adonis accepts the challenge without his mentor's participation and pays the price in a punishing bout he wins only by a technicality. Now injured and demoralized, Adonis cannot bring himself to back into the game, leaving his spirit and title in jeopardy. Together, Adonis' family and Rocky must find a way to rekindle Adonis' fighting spirit to face the future in whatever choice he makes. Meanwhile, the Drago family have its own troubles trying to regain the respect in their homeland that they lost at Rocky's hands as they wonder whether is it truly worth it. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Taglines:

Two Coaches. Two Fighters. One Showdown. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sports action violence, language, and a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Sylvester Stallone and Dolph Lundgren trained like madmen for the filming of Creed II. They have posted on their social networks videos of them physically preparing themselves as if they were still 30 years old. The least that can be said is that it commands respect because the first is 72 years old and the second is 61 years old. On a video posted on Instagram, Stallone is seen doing traction with 45 kg of extra weight tied around his pelvis. For his part, Lundgren released a six-minute video showing him in training. See more »

Goofs

When Adonis holds his father's belt, the South African flag is shown as it it today (incorporated in 1994) - well after Apollo won the belt. See more »

Quotes

Rocky Balboa: I asked if she would not mind marrying me very much, which is kind of a dumb way of saying she's my world, and she made me better than I deserved to be.
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Creed II/Robin Hood (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Ice Cold
Written by Ludwig Göransson, Vince Staples, Mike Will Made It (as Michael Williams) & Asheton Hogan
Performed by Vince Staples & Ludwig Göransson
Produced by Ludwig Göransson, Mike Will Made It (as Mike WiLL Made-It) & Asheton Hogan (as Pluss)
Vince Staples performs courtesy of Blacksmith / Def Jam Recordings
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Excellent
22 February 2019 | by tottiasroma4See all my reviews

*you have to watch Rocky IV and creed one before this movie.

I didn't expect a lot about this movie before I watch it because I thought that all the stories are consumed in this series , But the movie surprised me , everything was awesome. The sequence of the story is excellent from the beginning with the enemy life to the terrific fights and what follow it from drama. perfect performance from the main actors especially michael Jordan.


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Country:

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Release Date:

21 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$35,574,710, 25 November 2018

Gross USA:

$115,715,889

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$214,215,889
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2.39 : 1
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