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.
Tagline: His whole life was a million-to-one shot.
Cast: Al Silvani, Arnold Johnson, Arthur Tovey, Bill Baldwin, Billy Sands, Burgess Meredith, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, DeForest Covan, Diana Lewis, Don Sherman, Frank Pesce, Frank Stallone, Frankie Van, George Memmoli, George O’Hanlon, Hank Rolike, Jane Marla Robbins, Jimmy Gambina, Jodi Letizia, Joe Frazier, Joe Spinell, John Pleshette, Kathleen Parker, Larry Carroll, Lavelle Roby, Lloyd Kaufman, Michael Dorn, Pedro Lovell, Shirley O’Hara, Simmy Bow, Stan Shaw, Stu Nahan, Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Thayer David, Tony Burton
Director: Bonnie Prendergast, Fred T. Gallo, John G. Avildsen, Steve Perry
Budget: $ 1.000.000,00
Revenue: $ 117.235.147,00