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Movies/films with performances by actor/actress sylvester stallone in the boxing genre. Starring, supporting, cameo appearances. Alphabetical, sortable by columns.
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Rocky 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. Rocky starts out as a small-time club fighter who later gets a shot at the world heavyweight championship. It also stars Talia Shire as Adrian, Burt Young as Adrian's brother Paulie, Burgess Meredith as Rocky's trainer Mickey Goldmill, and Carl Weathers as the champion, Apollo Creed. The film, made on a budget of just over $1 million and shot in 28 days, was a ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith, Carl Weathers, Talia Shire, + more

Initial Release: 1976

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

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#58 on The Most Rewatchable Movies

#13 on The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars

#10 on The Very Best Oscar-Winning Movies

#11 on The Best '70s Movies

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Rocky II is a 1979 American film written and directed by and starring Sylvester Stallone, that is the sequel to Rocky, a motion picture in which an unknown boxer had been given a chance to go fight the World Heavyweight Champion, and was the last installment of the Rocky franchise to be distributed solely by United Artists, following their merger with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1981. Stallone, Carl Weathers, Tony Burton, Burgess Meredith, Burt Young and Talia Shire reprised their original roles. The Ring Magazine heavyweight championship belt makes its first appearance in the series. The film is followed by Rocky III, released on May 28, 1982. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Roberto DurĂ¡n, Carl Weathers, Talia Shire, + more

Initial Release: 1979

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

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#48 on The Best '70s Movies

#56 on The Most Inspirational Movies Ever

#15 on The Best Movie Sequels Ever Made

#19 on The Most Inspirational Sports Movies

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Rocky III, the third installment in the Rocky film series, is a 1982 American motion picture written and directed by, and starring Sylvester Stallone as the title character. The movie features returning co-stars Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith, Talia Shire and Burt Young. Rocky III also marks the film debuts of Mr. T as James "Clubber" Lang; and of professional wrestler Hulk Hogan as the supporting character "Thunderlips". The film's main theme "Eye of the Tiger", was written by the group Survivor and became a smash hit single, topping the U.S. Billboard charts and received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song. The fourth installment in the series, Rocky IV, was released on ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Sylvester Stallone, Hulk Hogan, Burgess Meredith, Mr. T, Carl Weathers, + more

Initial Release: 1982

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

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#73 on The Greatest Movies of the 1980s, Ranked

#86 on The Greatest Film Scores of All Time

#53 on The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time

#54 on The Most Inspirational Movies Ever

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Rocky IV is a 1985 American sports film written and directed by Sylvester Stallone, who also starred in the film. The film co-stars Dolph Lundgren, Burt Young, Talia Shire, Carl Weathers, Tony Burton, Brigitte Nielsen, and Michael Pataki. It is the fourth and most financially successful entry in the Rocky film series. In the film, the Soviet Union and their top boxer make an entrance into professional boxing with their best athlete Ivan Drago who initially wants to take on World Champion Rocky Balboa. His best friend Apollo Creed decides to fight him instead, but is killed in the ring. Enraged by this, Rocky decides to fight Drago in Russia to avenge his friend and defend the honor of his ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Sylvester Stallone, James Brown, Mr. T, Dolph Lundren, Brigitte Nielsen, + more

Initial Release: 1985

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

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#83 on The Greatest Film Scores of All Time

#14 on The Most Inspirational Movies Ever

#5 on The Best Movies of 1985

#22 on The Most Inspirational Sports Movies

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