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Rocky (1976)

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.

Plot Keywords: underdog, philadelphia, pennsylvania, transporter, italian american, fight, love of one's life, publicity, boxer, independence, training, lovers, surprise, world champion, amateur, victory, sports, boxing

DirectorJohn G. Avildsen
WriterSylvester Stallone
Production CompaniesWinkler Films, United Artists
Production CountryUnited States of America
Spoken LanguageEnglish

Alternate Titles

Ρόκι, Τα Χρυσά Γάντια
Rocky I
Rocky 1
Rock 1 - Um Lutador