Rocky (1976)

Rocky (48:23)

Rocky

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!

LINKS:

Coming Attractions Trivia Answer

Rotten Tomatoes reviews

Links to: Talia Shire and Burt Young and Burgess Meredith and Carl Weathers and John G. Avildsen and Bill Conti

AFI’s Top 100 lists

Box Office Mojo’s Top 300 Adjusted For Inflation

1976 in film

1976 Academy Award winners and nominees

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

Links to: Rocky II and Rocky III and Rocky IV and Rocky V and Rocky Balboa and On The Waterfront and Raging Bull

YouTube links: Rocky’s version of sexy seduction and Rocky is gonna fly now and “I just wanna go da distance” and the big fight and a montage of all the Rocky training montages

Previously on the T100P: Network

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

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