Rocky IV

Synopsis: Ever since his match with Clubber Lang, Rocky Balboa has a peaceful life. And now he and former champion, Apollo Creed, enjoy good times and are now the best of friends. But Rocky's peaceful life as a boxer gets paused after a match Apollo went into. Unfortunately, Creed fought Ivan drago, a 6'5" Russian who has never lost a match, and sadly, brutally murders Apollo in the ring. A funeral is held and times start going downhill fast. Now, in order to restore honor, Rocky challenges Drago to a match and must beat him for sweet, bitter vengeance.
Genre: Drama, Sport
Director(s): Sylvester Stallone
Production: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  9 wins & 5 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
91 min

(# "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor)

# Risin' up

# Back on the street

# Did my time, took my chances

# Went the distance,

now I'm back on my feet

# Just a man and his will to survive

# So many times, it happens too fast

# You change your passion for glory

# Don't lose your grip

on the dreams of the past

# You must fight just to keep them alive

# It's the eye of the tiger,

it's the thrill of the fight

# Risin' up to the challenge of our rival

# And the last known survivor

stalks his prey in the night

# And he's watchin' us all

in the eye of the tiger

- Come on! We made a deal.

- I know, but it's extremely crazy.

It's mentally irregular,

but it makes all the sense in the world.

- You owe me a favour.

- I know, but, uh...

- When did you think of this?

- About three years ago.

- This is very crazy, Apollo.

- Stallion, when you won that last fight... won by one second.

You beat me by one second.

That's very hard for a man

of my intelligence to handle.

Didn't you say you learned

how to live with it?

- I lied.

- Oh, you lied?

Oh! So now you just gotta

prove it to yourself, right?

Just for myself. No TV,

no newspapers - just you and me.

Nothin' - just you and me.

Age before beauty.

- Anything you say.

- I do all the work. OK.

I tell you, Apollo, you'd better go slow.

You ain't as young as springtime no more.

- I'm still young enough to whip your butt.

- Oh, yeah? How you gonna do that?

- You taught me everything you know.

- Almost everything.

You gotta remember: You fight great,

but I'm a great fighter. You ready?

- Absolutely.

- You know, Stallion...'s too bad we gotta get old, huh?

Oh, just keep punchin', Apollo.

- Wanna ring the bell?

- All right.

Ding, ding.

Come on, Stallion.

Come on, come on.

Boy, you really move

good for an older guy.

- Look at him fly.

- Look out now.

No, you don't want any of this.

- (Apollo) Come on.

- Maybe I'm in here with the wrong guy.

Dad, you're late. Mom's gonna yell at you.

- So how you doin'?

- Fine.

You know, don't you think

that's a little bright?

- A little bit?

- Where'd you get that hat?

- A friend gave it to me. Like it?

- Who punched you in the eye?

- Same friend.

- That's weird. Better hurry, Dad.

You know, you're developin'

a very, very loud personality.

Don't go too fast,

or you're gonna get out of focus.

Oh, really? Wuh-ha-ha-ha!

- Yo!

- (man) Yo. It's about time.

I'm sorry I'm late.

- Why don't you go and get ready to eat?

- Great. You're here.

- Now you can stop calling him names.

- You been callin' me names?

We wait any longer,

it'll be my next birthday.

- Where have you been?

- Oh, uh, gettin' punched.

Bring the cake in and we can

get this celebration under way.

- Boy, am I hungry.

- Baby, why don't you get the cake?

We got a great surprise.

You're gonna love this cake.

- And your present.

- Where is it?

Let me set the mood. I gotta turn

the lights down and everythin'.

- Watch this.

- Is it parked outside?

Just be patient, would ya?

I'm so excited, I'm startin' to sweat.

I feel like I'm gettin' ready to go into

a big fight or somethin'. Watch this.

(electronic voice) Happy birthday, Paulie.

- What the hell is this?

- Your present.

I wanted a sports car for my birthday,

not no walkin' trash can!

- Come on! He looks great.

- This is extremely psycho.

You have no friends,

so we thought you'd like it.

Pretend you're happy.

It'll keep you company.

- That's a great-lookin' guy.

- Please make a wish.

It's creepy! It talks!

Creepy? I wish I had one of these

when I was growin' up.

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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