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Rocky (1976) Review

February 8, 2014 Leave a comment
Rocky(1976) Dir. John G. Avildsen

Rocky(1976)
Dir. John G. Avildsen

Wow. It’s been a few years since I saw this. I always had a strong connection to it as I grew up watching them with my Grampy, and while there’s hardly any similarities between them, Mickey reminds me of him a lot. My favourite was always Rocky II, because of how it ended, but man was I wrong. This film is just perfect, I had such a new found appreciation for the acting, directing and story. A true classic. I love the rest of the series(except for V) but for different reasons. Just brilliant. What a success story too, made for just over $1 million, with $4.2 million advertising, making back over FORTY times as much worldwide.

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