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

Ladies and gentlemen...

(continues in Russian)

We're in Moscow in the Soviet Union.

This promises to be the most watched

event in boxing history.

I must break you.

- Throw your right!

- He will not let him out of there.


Rocky Balboa is in serious trouble.

He's gettin' killed out there!

Drago continuing

to punish Rocky Balboa.

- No pain!

- No pain!

Rocky's been hit with bombs.

Rocky's hurt!

A right hand from Drago sends

Rocky Balboa 15 feet across the ring!

Come on! Get up!

It's been a one-sided fight so far.

And Drago throws a hard right hand

that stuns Rocky Balboa!

They might have to stop this one

before somebody gets killed.

Rocky taking punishment.

He's completely exhausted.

And Balboa goes down again

from a right hand.

Lethal punch after punch.

Amazing willpower!

Rocky Balboa has taken

lvan Drago's best punches so far.

He's cut and he's bleeding.

- All right, what's happenin' out there?

- I see three of 'em.

- Hit the one in the middle.

- Right! Hit the one in the middle.

- The Russian's cut.

- Hit him!


To the ground like a wrestler. It's a

gutter war! No holds barred in Moscow.

All your strength!

All your power! Everything you've got!

Now, this is your whole life here!

And a big right hand by Rocky Balboa!

Rocky Balboa has done the impossible!

Rocky! Rocky! Rocky! Rocky!


Oh, man, I never saw nothing like it!

Came through like the champ you are.

Did yourself and everybody proud!

Especially Apollo!

- Yo, Tony!

- Yeah, what is it? What do you need?

Get Adrian.

- Rocky?

- How's everybody doin'... out there?

Oh! Everything's OK.

What's wrong?

- What's wrong?

- Remember when Mick said...

...when he was fighting sometimes...

...he'd fight so hard that he was thinking

that he broke somethin' inside?

He was gonna... die?

And that's what he said,

that's when the angels was pullin' on him.

Rocky, you're scaring me.

I don't... What's wrong?

- I can't...

- Can't what?

I can't stop my hands from shaking.

- I ain't never felt this thing.

- You better see a doctor.

No. I just wanna go home.

No. You can see a doctor.

I'm just tired.

I just wanna go home, Mick.

- I'm just tired. I just...

- OK.

- I just wanna go home, OK?

- OK.


(# fanfare)

(# "Rocky" theme)

- Adrian, where's the kid?

- I don't know.

I don't see the kid.

Where's the kid? Ain't he here?

- Dad! Dad!

- Oh, there he is!

There he is! Hey, slugger! How you doin'?

- Say hi to your mom.

- Hi, Mom.

- I'm forgotten now?

- Hi, Uncle Paulie.

- Dad, how you feelin'?

- A few new dents. How's school?

- I made the honour roll.

- Yo!

Hi. Airport Security. Welcome home.

There's a press reception inside.

Rocky, how did you feel

about the Russian people?

You know, very good.

They was great people.

I didn't understand them all the time,

but I understood what they was meaning.

Mrs Balboa, did you learn any Russian?

- Did I learn Russian?

- Yeah, she got fluent in vodka.

Rocky, there are rumours

of physical complications.

- Complications?

- No, those were rumours.

He's in perfect physical condition.

Rocky, the American Medical Association

has recommended that boxing be banned.

- Yeah.

- Do you agree with the doctors?

Yeah, absolutely.

I think that doctors should never fight.

That was a beautiful answer, champ!

Doctors should stay out of the ring.

Doctors should never fight.

Rocky Balboa,

the funniest champion ever!

America's own, Rocky Balboa!

How are ya?

George Washington Duke,

promoter extraordinaire...

...welcomes Rocky Balboa, champion

of all the Americas and all of the Russias.

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