Rocky V

Synopsis: Rocky Balboa is forced to retire after having permanent damage inflicted on him in the ring by the Russian boxer Ivan Drago. Returning home after the Drago bout, Balboa discovers that the fortune that he had acquired as heavyweight champ has been stolen and lost on the stockmarket by his accountant. His boxing days over, Rocky begins to coach an up-and-coming fighter named Tommy Gunn. Rocky cannot compete, however, with the high salaraies and glittering prizes being offered to Gunn by other managers in town.
Genre: Drama, Sport
Director(s): John G. Avildsen
Production: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
  9 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
104 min

Now I would like to digress

from the questions a bit...

...and pose a proposition to the media.

Everyone in this city and in the

world of sports knows my reputation...

...for promoting some of the finest

extravaganzas in this country.

Well now, with the press present,

I'd like to ask you, Rocky Balboa... be the flamboyant, rambunctious

sportsman we know you can be.

Give this man, Union Cane,

a chance to challenge you...

...for the heavyweight championship.

Balboa, I want the opportunity

to take what you got.

Isn't this bad timing, Duke?

The man just got off the plane.

Timing is the essence of life,

gentlemen and ladies.

Now what I have on this paper

is the largest guarantee...

...ever offered to

a champion on this planet!

I'm talking about a fantastic international

extravaganza to be held in Japan...

...called Lettin' It Go In Tokyo!

It's incredible. Only in America do people

like us rise from oppression and poverty... join hands in this international event!

- Excuse me!

- Only in America!

Excuse me. My husband is retired.

He has nothing more to prove.

Wait a minute! Hey, Rocky...

Don't you consider this a public

responsibility to respond now?

- Respond to the people.

- Isn't this about professionalism?

- To talk about it now, not later.

- Do you mind if I heal first?

- You got nothin' like what I got for you.

- What the hell does this all mean?

- That isn't enough. We gotta know now.

- Gotta think about that. So anyway...

I wanna tell everybody that

the flight over was... really nice.

- Come on, guys. We need more.

- Adrian, if you weren't with me...

...I never woulda done as good.

You're always there.

And my kid, having you is

like being born all over again.

Come on. Are you gonna retire or not?

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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