Rocky (1976)

Rocky (48:23)


Podcast #95 features the ultimate underdog story before the series turned into enjoyable self-parody. Sly Stallone‘s signature role made him a huge star, something he wouldn’t have achieved if he didn’t write his own script with such authenticity. He was a DIY kind of guy. Order some Sparkplug Coffee and punch that play button!


The Coming Attractions Trivia answer

Rocky on Wikipedia

Talia Shire on IMDb

Burt Young on IMDb

Burgess Meredith on IMDb

Carl Weathers on IMDb

John G. Avildsen on IMDb

Bill Conti on IMDb

1976 Academy Award winners and nominees

Oscar speeches: Avildsen and Winkler & Chartoff (with Stallone)

1976 in film

Rotten Tomatoes reviews

Box Office Mojo’s Top 200 Adjusted For Inflation

AFI’s Top 100 lists

Rocky II and Rocky III and Rocky IV and Rocky V and Rocky Balboa and On The Waterfront and Raging Bull on IMDb

On The Waterfront T100P podcast

Rocky’s version of sexy seduction on YouTube

“I just wanna go da distance” on YouTube

A montage of all the Rocky training montages on YouTube

Previously on the T100P: Network

April the 20th on our 10th “Not 100 Project” podcast: Clerks

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