Rocky Balboa

Synopsis: When he loses a highly publicized virtual boxing match to ex-champ Rocky Balboa, reigning heavyweight titleholder Mason Dixon retaliates by challenging the Itallian Stallion to a nationally televised, 10-round exhibition bout. To the surprise of his son and friends, Rocky agrees to come out of retirement and face an opponent who's faster, stronger and thirty years his junior. With the odds stacked firmly against him, Rocky takes on Dixon in what will become the greatest fight in boxing history, a hard-hitting, action-packed battle of the ages.
Genre: Drama, Sport
Director(s): Sylvester Stallone
Production: MGM
  3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
102 min

Yet another quick knockout for

Mason Dixon, almost perfunctory.

The fans let him know

how they feel about it.

Hide the women and children.

This could get ugly.

This crowd does nothing to hide

its anger over this latest debacle.

The fans are mad as hell.

They don't want to take it anymore.

They seem to be blaming Dixon,

a good fighter, for the decline...

... not only of the heavyweight-division

guys, but of the entire sport.

They're actually pelting...

... the undefeated heavyweight

champion of the world with ice.

Maybe this angry, visceral reaction

will pressure Dixon to fight someone...

... who can fight back for a change.

If there's somebody out there.

All of boxing is hoping for a warrior

who thrills us with his passion.

Time goes by too fast.

Yeah? Not fast enough.

- Your kid should've been here.

- That's all right.

- No, it ain't all right.

- The kid gets a little busy sometimes.

He don't get that busy.

Let's not talk about it here, okay?

You're coming tonight, right?

I'm working. I took the tour

the last three years.

I know, but it's the anniversary.

Fine. You got my word.

I appreciate it, thank you.

I owe you, Paulie.

Yo, Robert. What's going on?

Where have you been? You're late.

No. I don't wanna hear this.

Look, your job performance... nowhere near good enough

to be pulling this.

I don't give a damn who your father is.

You understand me?

- All right. Now get out of here.

- Okay.

Thank you, sir.

Yo, Robert. Yo.

- Hey, Rocky.

- Hey.

- Hey, how you doing?

- Hey.

What's up, champ?

- You caught me off guard.

- I know.

I wanted to catch you

before you got busy.

Yeah, it gets busy up there.

- So how you doing? Yeah?

- Real good. Yeah.

- Yo, Rock!

- Yeah, how you doing?

Yeah, real good.

Listen, you wanna go out

and get some coffee?

I'm kind of behind. Maybe later?

Yeah. That'd be great. You ought to

come by the restaurant tonight.

I can have something

made special for you.

Tonight I can't. I got plans.

A few of the guys get together.

- Did I do something wrong?

- What do you mean?

Well, I don't know exactly

what I mean...

...but I just think, like, when I come

here, you don't feel so comfortable.

And I certainly don't wanna do that.

- Well, you throw a big shadow.

- A big shadow?

You're not gonna get anything done

down here, Robert.

Well, if you're not gonna introduce me,

I will. Hi, I'm William Tomilson.

- How you doing?

- Your son works for me.

- It's a good job.

- Yeah.

I've told Robert about 20 times

that I wanted to meet you.

You're pretty busy,

which isn't a bad thing.

- I get a little tied up.

- Grab a shot, will you?

I may not get this chance again.

Old warhorses have to stick together.

- The old horses, yeah.

- I'll tell you.

- Good thing it's not your left.

- This makes you popular with people.

- One, two, three.

- Finally, we get to meet.

I gotta get going. It was nice

to meet you face to face.

You take care of yourself.

Robert, I'll see you later.

I gotta get going.

I'll change my plans for tonight.

That'd be great.

I'm looking forward to it.

- How you doing?

- Okay.

- Okay.

- All right.

And do not let those numbers

drive you crazy.

- Too late.

- Use an eraser, get rid of all of them.

- Yo, Rock.

- Hey, guys.

- Hey, Rock.

- Hey, how you doing?

There you go.

It'll be about 10 tenths.

You guys take care, okay? You got it.

I'll try a few of these later on.

- It's good for baking.

- How much--?

- Yo, Paul, what's the cost?

- 58.40, sir.

All right, take it out of that.

I trust you.

- How you doing?

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