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Rocky (1976)

26 Apr

119m; U.S.

Director: John G. Avildsen

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire and Burt Young

Synopsis (IMDB): Rocky Balboa is a struggling boxer trying to make the big time, working as a debt collector for a pittance. When heavyweight champion Apollo Creed visits Philadelphia, his managers want to set up an exhibition match between Creed and a struggling boxer, touting the fight as a chance for a “nobody” to become a “somebody”. The match is supposed to be easily won by Creed, but someone forgot to tell Rocky, who sees this as his only shot at the big time

 
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Posted by on April 26, 2012 in Drama, Sports, Working Class

 

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