Rocky

Rocky (1976)

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Rocky: You stop this fight, I'll kill ya'.

Rocky: You gotta be a moron... you gotta be a moron to wanna be a fighter.

Paulie: I want you outta here instamatically.

Rocky: Is that a face you can trust or what? They oughta stick this face on a stamp, whaddya think.

Rocky: I been comin' here for six years, and for six years ya been stickin' it to me, an' I wanna know how come.
Mickey: Ya don't wanna know.
Rocky: I wanna know how come.
Mickey: Ya wanna know?
Rocky: I wanna know how.
Mickey: OK, I'm gonna tell ya! You had the talent to become a good fighter, but instead of that, you become a legbreaker to some cheap, second rate loanshark.
Rocky: It's a living.
Mickey: It's a waste of life.

Mickey: Down! Down! Stay Down.

Fight Announcer: What is keeping him up Bill, I don't know.

Rocky: I just want to say hi to my girlfriend, OK? Yo, Adrian! It's me, Rocky.

Mickey: You're a bum, Rock. You're a bum.
Rocky: I ain't no bum, Mick. I ain't no bum.

Apollo's Trainer: Hey, champ, you oughta come and look at this boy you're gonna fight on TV. It looks like he means business.
Apollo Creed: Yeah, yeah. I mean business too.

Rocky: What about my prime, Mick? At least you had a prime! I had no prime, I had nothin'.

Marie: You're a bum.

Adrian: Einstein flunked out of school, twice.
Paulie: Is that so?
Adrian: Yeah. Beethoven was deaf. Helen Keller was blind. I think Rocky's got a good chance.

Adrian: Why do you wanna fight?
Rocky: Because I can't sing or dance.

Apollo's Trainer: He doesn't know it's a damn show! He thinks it's a damn fight.

Rocky: I wanna kiss ya-ya don't have to kiss me back if ya don't feel like it.

Adrian: Is this you?
Rocky: Yeah, that's me when I was eight years old, that's the Italian Stallion when he was a baby.

Mickey: You know what you are?
Rocky: No, what?
Mickey: A tomato.
Rocky: A tomato?
Mickey: Yeah, and I'm running a business here, not a goddamn soup kitchen.

Rocky: I shold have broke your thumbs.

Mickey: Your nose is broken.
Rocky: How does it look?
Mickey: Ah, it's an improvement.

Other mistake: About half way through the movie, Adrian gives Rocky a dog (Butkus). The second time Rocky goes to the meatpacking plant, the dog is with him when he walks in, but he walks out alone and the dog is not seen again in this movie.

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Suggested correction: How is this a mistake? Rocky could easily have left with the dog on another occasion. It's like saying, sometimes Rocky is shown in a location but it's never shown how he got there. That isn't a mistake, it's just what happens in films. Also, the dog not being seen again is irrelevant.

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Trivia: During the scene before the fight, where Rocky enters the ring and sees the 2 portraits of him and Apollo, the error on Rocky's shorts was an actual error made by the art crew, and Sylvester Stallone rewrote the scene when he saw this mistake.

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Question: How accurate is the boxing depicted in the movie compared to real boxing?

Answer: It's pretty inaccurate. Real life fighters would tire out long before the 15th round after throwing so many haymakers (knock out punches). The amount of punches that connect clean without a knock out is also unrealistic. Creed doesn't seem to ever miss with his punches. Even an inexperienced boxer should be able to see at least a few punches coming and move to avoid them, Rocky seems to have no defense at all. The reaction to being punched is exaggerated for dramatic effect (Creed being lifted off the ground due to the power of Rocky's body punches, Rocky's head being thrown back due to the power of Creed's jab). It is also likely, though this is debatable, that the fight would have been stopped prior to the 15th round as both fighters could hardly stand going into that round.

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