Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

15 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Rocky

Nearly 40 years on, Rocky remains Sylvester Stallone's best film, a loud counter-argument to those who claim he can't act.

While its classic status in inarguable, how much do you know about the equal greatest* boxing movie ever made?

*Tied with Raging Bull, obviously

 

(Images: AllStar)

Related

615x330_rocky.jpg

The Ultimate Rocky Quiz

0hero.jpg

15 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Rocky III

main1.jpg

Sports movies where heroes unexpectedly lose

main1.jpg

15 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Rocky II

h2.jpg

The 20 Most Stylish Movies Of The Seventies

kill-you.jpg

The 20 Most Overused Lines In Cinema

Comments

More

The trailer for the new Mummy is here

Can Tom Cruise outact Brendan Fraser?

by Emily Badiozzaman
05 Dec 2016

Why Rocky is the most important film about masculinity ever made

As the film turns 40, here's why the boxing saga is so much more than an underdog story

by Tom Fordy
01 Dec 2016

We asked men to tell us which movies make them cry

...and then we definitively ranked their pain

by Sam Diss
30 Nov 2016

Watch newly released trailer for Star Wars: Rogue One

by Joe Ellison
28 Nov 2016

Adam Driver and Andrew Garfield spent a week in silence in Wales

Solid dedication to a film's title

by Emily Badiozzaman
25 Nov 2016

Watch boxing drama Bleed For This for FREE with ShortList Film Club

Another, erm, knockout offer from our Film Club

by Tom Fordy
23 Nov 2016

Danny Boyle tells us what to expect from Trainspotting 2

Danny Boyle on why he’s brought back four icons for T2: Trainspotting

23 Nov 2016

Watch the trailer for Martin Scorsese's epic 'Silence'

30 years in the making: here's your first look

by Dave Fawbert
23 Nov 2016

Watch the full trailer for Netflix's Barack Obama biopic

From Beta House to The White House

by Joe Ellison
22 Nov 2016

20 best thrillers to watch on Netflix

How many of these nerve-janglers have you seen?

by Tom Fordy
18 Nov 2016