History Film / ROCKY

13th Jun '17 12:24:11 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* IDontPayYouToThink: There is an example of this when Rocky only collects 130 dollars from someone who owed his boss 200:

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* IDontPayYouToThink: There is an example of this when Rocky only collects 130 dollars from someone who owed his boss 200: $200:
13th Jun '17 12:23:32 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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''Rocky'' was the highest-grossing film of 1976. The film was nominated for ten Oscars and won three: Best Picture, Director and Editing. Stallone was nominated for both Best Actor and Best Screenplay.

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''Rocky'' was the highest-grossing film of 1976. The film was nominated for ten Oscars [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Oscars]] and won three: Best Picture, Director and Editing. Stallone was nominated for both Best Actor and Best Screenplay.
13th Nov '16 3:39:36 AM Saveelich
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Rocky Balboa is a DumbIsGood everyman scraping out a living on the streets of Philadelphia, making money as a collector for a LoanShark and by boxing in seedy clubs as "The Italian Stallion". He has nothing else on his mind other than trying to inspire some kids from the neighborhood to set themselves straight and being a DoggedNiceGuy suitor to the ShrinkingViolet Adrian, who works at a local pet store.

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Rocky Balboa is a DumbIsGood everyman scraping out a living on the streets of Philadelphia, UsefulNotes/{{Philadelphia}}, making money as a collector for a LoanShark and by boxing in seedy clubs as "The Italian Stallion". He has nothing else on his mind other than trying to inspire some kids from the neighborhood to set themselves straight and being a DoggedNiceGuy suitor to the ShrinkingViolet Adrian, who works at a local pet store.
13th Nov '16 3:31:34 AM Saveelich
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* CaliforniaDoubling:
** Downplayed in the first movie: what's portrayed as The Spectrum is actually the Los Angeles Sports Arena. However the vast majority of it was filmed in Philadelphia and the city and movie are still synonymous with each other in many ways.
4th Oct '16 6:19:16 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* RevisedEnding: The original ending would have had Rocky and Apollo's fans carrying them out of the ring on their shoulders after Apollo's narrow victory. Rocky then goes backstage looking for Adrian. He finds her behind the curtain at the back of the arena, and the two walk off hand in hand towards the dressing room. Ultimately, Creator/SylvesterStallone found this scene unsatisfying, and so reshoots were done a week or so later with the now memorable ending. Despite this, the portrait of Rocky and Adrian walking off together was the widely used poster shot.
22nd Sep '16 6:54:58 PM contrafanxxx
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* SayMyName: "Yo, Adrian!"
7th Sep '16 9:33:11 PM JMQwilleran
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* IDontPayYouToThink: There is an example of this when Rocky only collects 130 dollars from someone who owed his boss 200:
--> '''Rocky:''' I figured... look, I figured if I break the guy's thumb, he gets laid off, right? Then he can't make...
--> '''Gazzo:''' Yeah, well don't figure! Let me do the figurin', okay, Rock? From here on in, just let me do the figuring, you know? These guys think we're running some kind of charity or something. That they can get off light. From here on in, do what I tell you to do, because it's bad for my reputation! You understand?
21st Aug '16 9:35:11 AM TheWanderer
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The film has spawned six sequels: ''Film/RockyII'' (1979), ''Film/RockyIII'' (1982), ''Film/RockyIV'' (1985), ''Film/RockyV'' (1990), ''Film/RockyBalboa'' (2006), and ''Film/{{Creed}}'' (2015), the latter a SpinOff about Apollo Creed's son. Stallone portrays Rocky in all six sequels, wrote the first six, and directed all of them except ''Rocky V'' and ''Creed''.

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The film has spawned six sequels: ''Film/RockyII'' (1979), ''Film/RockyIII'' (1982), ''Film/RockyIV'' (1985), ''Film/RockyV'' (1990), ''Film/RockyBalboa'' (2006), and ''Film/{{Creed}}'' (2015), the latter a SpinOff about Apollo Creed's son. Stallone portrays Rocky in all six sequels, wrote the first six, and directed all of them except ''Rocky V'' and ''Creed''.
''Creed''. See the [[Franchise/{{Rocky}} Rocky franchise page]] for tropes that stretch across the series, or multiple films.
21st Aug '16 9:23:55 AM JamesAustin
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The film has spawned six sequels: ''Film/RockyII'' (1979), ''Film/RockyIII'' (1982), ''Film/RockyIV'' (1985), ''Film/RockyV'' (1990), ''Film/RockyBalboa'' (2006), and ''Film/{{Creed}}'' (2015), the latter a SpinOff about Apollo Creed's son. Stallone portrays Rocky in all six sequels, wrote the first six, and directed all of them except ''Rocky V'' and ''Creed''.



* {{Cameo}}: Real life heavyweight champion Joe Frazier cameos as himself to promote the fight between Apollo and Rocky.

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* {{Cameo}}: TheCameo: Real life heavyweight champion Joe Frazier cameos as himself to promote the fight between Apollo and Rocky.
19th Aug '16 2:29:29 PM deimos415
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* ChampionsOnTheInside: Rocky ultimately loses his fight to Apollo, but the point was that he took the champion to a place he's never been to; the ''full length of a match''. In doing so, he accomplished his goal of proving his own self-worth and showing the world that he isn't just some bum.
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