Rocky

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Director: John G. Avildsen
Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Runtime: 119 minutes

Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone), a small-time boxer from working-class Philadelphia, is arbitrarily chosen to take on the reigning world heavyweight champion, Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers), when the undefeated fighter's scheduled opponent is i… more »



Rocky:
I can't do it.

Adrian:
What?

Rocky:
I can't beat him.

Adrian:
Apollo?

Rocky:
Yeah. I been out there walkin' around, thinkin'. I mean, who am I kiddin'? I ain't even in the guy's league.

Adrian:
What are we gonna do?

Rocky:
I don't know.

Adrian:
You worked so hard.

Rocky:
Yeah, that don't matter. 'Cause I was nobody before.

Adrian:
Don't say that.

Rocky:
Ah come on, Adrian, it's true. I was nobody. But that don't matter either, you know? 'Cause I was thinkin', it really don't matter if I lose this fight. It really don't matter if this guy opens my head, either. 'Cause all I wanna do is go the distance. Nobody's ever gone the distance with Creed, and if I can go that distance, you see, and that bell rings and I'm still standin', I'm gonna know for the first time in my life, see, that I weren't just another bum from the neighborhood.

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