Genre: Drama, Sport
Duration: 120 min.
When world heavyweight boxing champion, Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers choose palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark. Rocky teams up with trainer Mickey Goldmill to make the most of this once in a lifetime break.
realistic, sentimental, touching, feel good, serious, inspirational, captivating, intense, earnest, uplifting ...
boys' night, teens, family outing
underdog, boxing, friendship, training, athlete's life, violence, rags to riches, mentor, sport, courage, honest, fight scenes, urban ghetto, contests and competitions, redemption, destiny, love story, childhood, follow your dream, unlikely friendships, dialogue, dreams, character study, athlete and trainer, visceral ...
20th century, 70s, year 1975
philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania