About the film
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Release Date: November 21, 1976
|Slogan||:||«His whole life was a million-to-one shot.»|
|Production Companies||:||Winkler Films|
|Director||:||John G. Avildsen|
|Producers||:||Hal W. Polaire, Irwin Winkler, Robert Chartoff, Caro Jones, Gene Kirkwood, Ted Swanson, Dale Benson, Marge Rowland|
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.