Release Date: Jan 1977
Duration (in mins): 119-121
Sylvester Stallone (Rocky [Balboa])
Talia Shire (Adrian [Pennino])
Burt Young (Paulie [Pennino])
Carl Weathers (Apollo [Creed])
Burgess Meredith (Mickey [Goldmill])
John G. Avildsen (Dir)
Fred Gallo (1st asst dir)
Sylvester Stallone (Wrt)
Irwin Winkler (Prod)
Robert Chartoff (Prod)
Distribution United Artists Corp.
Production Chartoff-Winkler Productions, Inc.
In late November, 1975, Rocky Balboa, a sweet, garrulous, slightly over-the-hill boxer, wins his latest match with more fury than talent. Although he is well-known and well-liked in his South Philadelphia neighborhood, back in his dingy apartment, he has only his turtles to whom he can report his triumph. He then visits the local pet store in the hope of winning over the painfully shy clerk, Adrian Pennino, but she barely responds to his efforts. During his day job Rocky works as a collector for...