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Rocky (1976)

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This post has the most up-to-date information on Rocky as we continuously monitor the news. Below you will find everything you need to know, including cast, release date, rating, runtime, movie budget and, box office results.

Rocky is an drama movie directed by John G. Avildsen and starring Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young and Carl Weathers and Burgess Meredith. The movie was written by Sylvester Stallone. The film has a $1 million budget with a 119-minute running time. Rocky currently has a 8.1 IMDb rating, based on 452663 and 70 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated PG.

release date for Rocky

Rocky release date

When does Rocky come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for Rocky (1976) is November 21, 1976.

When will Rocky be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

Rocky DVD/Blu-ray release date is N/A. The estimated DVD release date is N/A. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in N/A. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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Rocky budget

How much did Rocky cost to make?

$1,000,000 budget

The movie cost $1 million to make.

Rocky movie poster

Rocky rating

PG Rated

Rocky is rated PG. Parental guidance is suggested, meaning some material may not be suitable for children. Parents are urged to give “parental guidance.” The movie may contain some material parents might not like for their young children.

Rocky reviews

8.1 IMDb 70 Metascore

The movie currently has a 8.1 of out 10 IMDb rating and 70 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.

Rocky trailer

Rocky plot summary

What is Rocky about?

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.

Synopsis from IMDb A small-time boxer gets a supremely rare chance to fight a heavy-weight champion in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect.

The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.

Rocky cast

Who is in Rocky?

Sylvester Stallone in Rocky Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa
Talia Shire in Rocky Talia Shire as Adrianna “Adrian” Pennino
Burt Young in Rocky Burt Young as Paulie
Carl Weathers in Rocky Carl Weathers as Apollo Creed
Burgess Meredith in Rocky Burgess Meredith as Mickey Goldmill

Rocky box Office

How much did Rocky make?

$117,235,147 worldwide

The film has made over $117 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.

Rocky details

Theatrical Release Date: November 21, 1976
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: N/A
Film Budget: $1 million
Box Office: $117 million
Length: 119 minutes
Genre: Drama
Language: English

Rocky facts

How long is Rocky?

The movie is 119 minutes long (1 hour and 59 minutes).

What year did Rocky come out?

The movie is out on November 21, 1976. The movie has been out for .

Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Sylvester Stallone plays as Rocky Balboa.

Who is the director of Rocky?

John G. Avildsen directed the movie.

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Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei, a writer and avid entertainment fan, has been actively involved in the film industry for the past 4 years. His particular interest lies in sci-fi and action movies.


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