Rocky (1976)

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

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1976-11-21
  • User Rating: 7.7/10 from 6751 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 59min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Winkler Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: John G. Avildsen
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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 Pennino
  • Carl Weathers

    as Apollo Creed
  • Burgess Meredith

    as Mickey Goldmill
  • Thayer David

    as George "Miles" Jergens
  • Joe Spinell

    as Tony Gazzo
  • Jimmy Gambina

    as Mike
  • Bill Baldwin

    as Fight Announcer
  • Al Silvani

    as Cut Man
  • George Memmoli

    as Ice Rink Attendant
  • Jodi Letizia

    as Marie
  • Diana Lewis

    as TV Commentator 1
  • George O'Hanlon

    as TV Commentator 2
  • Larry Carroll

    as TV Interviewer
  • Stan Shaw

    as Dipper
  • Don Sherman

    as Bartender
  • Billy Sands

    as Club Fight Announcer
  • Pedro Lovell

    as Club Fighter
  • DeForest Covan

    as Apollo's Corner
  • Simmy Bow

    as Club Corner Man
  • Tony Burton

    as Tony "Duke" Evers
  • Hank Rolike

    as Apollo Corner Man
  • Shirley O'Hara

    as Secretary
  • Kathleen Parker

    as Paulie's Date
  • Frank Stallone

    as Streetcorner Singer
  • Lloyd Kaufman

    as Drunk
  • Jane Marla Robbins

    as Owner of Pet Shop
  • Jack Hollander

    as Fats
  • Joe Sorbello

    as Bodyguard
  • Christopher Avildsen

    as Chiptooth
  • Frankie Van

    as Club Fight Referee
  • Lou Fillipo

    as Championship Fight Announcer
  • Paris Eagle

    as Fighter
  • Frank Stallone

    as Timekeeper
  • Robert L. Tangrea

    as Streetcorner Singer
  • Peter Glassberg

    as Streetcorner Singer
  • William E. Ring

    as Streetcorner Singer
  • Joseph C. Giambelluc

    as Streetcorner Singer
  • Joe Frazier

    as Himself
  • Butkus Stallone

    as Butkus (Rocky's Dog)
  • Michael Dorn

    as Apollo Creed's Bodyguard (uncredited)
  • Arnold Johnson

    as Spectator (uncredited)
  • Stu Nahan

    as Fight Commentator (uncredited)
  • Frank Pesce

    as Spectator (uncredited)
  • Lavelle Roby

    as Mary Anne Creed (uncredited)
  • Arthur Tovey

    as Reporter (uncredited)
  • John Pleshette

    as Aftershave Commercial Director (uncredited)
  • Butkus Stallone

    as Butkus
Editing Richard Halsey Editor
Directing Steve Perry Assistant Director
Production Hal W. Polaire Executive In Charge Of Production
Art James H. Spencer Art Direction
Sound Bill Conti Original Music Composer
Directing Fred T. Gallo Assistant Director
Production Irwin Winkler Producer
Camera James Crabe Director of Photography
Writing Sylvester Stallone Screenplay
Crew Sylvester Stallone Choreographer
Directing John G. Avildsen Director
Production Robert Chartoff Producer
Editing Scott Conrad Editor
Production Caro Jones Casting
Art William J. Cassidy Production Design
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
Editing Janice Hampton Assistant Editor
Crew Gene LeBell Stunts
Editing Geoffrey Rowland Assistant Editor
Production Gene Kirkwood Executive Producer
Lighting Ross A. Maehl Electrician
Crew Steve Sayre Associate Choreographer
Production Ted Swanson Production Manager
Directing Bonnie Prendergast Script Supervisor
Crew Garrett Brown Cinematography
Camera Elliott Marks Still Photographer
Art David Nichols Other
Camera Gene Kearney Grip
Directing Charles Ziarko First Assistant Director
Production Dale Benson Location Manager
Production Marge Rowland Location Assistant