Rocky Movie Review, Cast, And Story

Rocky Movie Review, Cast, And Story

Rocky Movie is a 1976 American sports drama film directed by John G. Avildsen and both written by and starring Sylvester Stallone. It tells the rags to riches American Dream story of Rocky Balboa, an uneducated but kind-hearted working class Italian-American boxer working as a debt collector for a loan shark in the slums of Philadelphia.

Release date 21 November 1976 (USA)
Director John G. Avildsen
Box office $225 million; (equivalent to $1.07 billion in 2021)
Production company Chartoff-Winkler Productions
Distributed by United Artists

Rocky Movie Review Rating 


IMDB 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes 91%
Metacritic 70%

Rocky Movie Top Cast Name:- 

  • Sylvester Stallone
  • Talia Shire
  • Burt Young
  • Carl Weathers
  • Burgess Meredith
  • Thayer David
  • Joe Spinell
  • Jimmy Gambina
  • Bill Baldwin
  • Al Silvani
  • George Memmoli
  • Jodi Letizia
  • Diana Lewis
  • George O’Hanlon
  • Larry Carroll
  • Stan Shaw
  • Don Sherman
  • Billy Sands

Rocky Movie Story With The Best Dialogue

Rocky is a 1976 movie about a small-time boxer who gets a once-in-a-lifetime chance to fight the heavyweight champ. The movie was a huge hit, and its story and dialogue have become iconic. 

Here are some of the best lines from Rocky:

  • “You ain’t gonna believe this, but you’re gonna be the heavyweight champion of the world.”
  • “Yo, Adrian!”
  • “I’m not going to be no damn nuisance to you, I swear.”
  • “You’re gonna eat lightnin’ and you’re gonna crap thunder.”
  • “I’m gonna beat the living daylights out of you.”
  • “You’re gonna eat my punches, you’re gonna eat my foot, and you’re gonna eat my left hook!”
  • “Down the line, you might meet somebody that’s gonna be real tough, and if that happens, I hope you put up one hell of a fight.”
  • “There’s nothin’ like gettin’ your brains beat out to make you feel alive.”

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