Rocky (1976)

His whole life was a million-to-one shot.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1976-11-21
  • User Rating: 7.7/10 from 3791 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 59min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Winkler Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
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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.

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  • Sylvester Stallone

    as Robert "Rocky" Balboa
  • Talia Shire

    as Adrianna "Adrian" Pennino
  • Burt Young

    as Paulie
  • Carl Weathers

    as Apollo Creed
  • Burgess Meredith

    as Mickey Goldmill
  • Thayer David

    as Jergens
  • Joe Spinell

    as Gazzo
  • Tony Burton

    as Duke
  • Joe Frazier

    as Himself
  • Jimmy Gambina

    as Mike
  • Jodi Letizia

    as Marie
  • Stan Shaw

    as Dipper
  • DeForest Covan

    as Apollo's Corner
  • Bill Baldwin

    as Fight Announcer
  • Lloyd Kaufman

    as Drunk
  • Al Silvani

    as Cut Man
  • George Memmoli

    as Ice Rink Attendant
  • Frank Stallone

    as Timekeeper
  • Diana Lewis

    as TV Commentator 1
  • George O'Hanlon

    as TV Commentator 2
  • Larry Carroll

    as TV Interviewer
  • Frank Stallone

    as Streetcorner Singer
  • Don Sherman

    as Bartender
  • Billy Sands

    as Club Fight Announcer
  • Simmy Bow

    as Club Corner Man
  • Jane Marla Robbins

    as Owner of Pet Shop
  • Shirley O'Hara

    as Secretary
  • Kathleen Parker

    as Paulie's Date
  • Hank Rolike

    as Apollo Corner Man
  • Frankie Van

    as Club Fight Referee
  • Pedro Lovell

    as Club Fighter
  • Michael Dorn

    as Apollo Creed's Bodyguard (uncredited)
  • Frank Pesce

    as Spectator (uncredited)
  • John Pleshette

    as Aftershave Commercial Director (uncredited)
  • Lavelle Roby

    as Mary Anne Creed (uncredited)
  • Stu Nahan

    as Fight Commentator (uncredited)
  • Arnold Johnson

    as Spectator (uncredited)
  • Arthur Tovey

    as Reporter (uncredited)
Directing John G. Avildsen Director
Writing Sylvester Stallone Screenplay
Production Robert Chartoff Producer
Production Irwin Winkler Producer
Sound Bill Conti Original Music Composer
Camera James Crabe Director of Photography
Editing Scott Conrad Editor
Production Caro Jones Casting
Art William J. Cassidy Production Design
Art James H. Spencer Art Direction
Art Ray Molyneaux Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Michael Westmore Makeup Artist
Sound Joe Tuley Music Editor
Sound Harry W. Tetrick Sound Designer
Crew Jimmy Nickerson Stunt Coordinator
Production Gene Kirkwood Executive Producer
Editing Richard Halsey Editor
Production Hal W. Polaire Executive In Charge Of Production
Production Ted Swanson Production Manager
Directing Fred T. Gallo Assistant Director
Directing Steve Perry Assistant Director
Crew David Nichols Visual Effects Design Consultant
Editing Janice Hampton Assistant Editor
Editing Geoffrey Rowland Assistant Editor
Directing Bonnie Prendergast Script Supervisor
Crew Sylvester Stallone Choreographer
Crew Steve Sayre Associate Choreographer
Camera Gene Kearney Grip
Lighting Ross A. Maehl Electrician
Camera Elliott Marks Still Photographer
Crew Garrett Brown Cinematography