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Rocky IV (Rocky 4) (1985)

Rocky IV
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6.6 IMDB rating

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Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone

Rocky Balboa
Talia Shire

Talia Shire

Adrian
Burt Young

Burt Young

Paulie
Carl Weathers

Carl Weathers

Apollo Creed
Michael Pataki

Michael Pataki

Nicoli Koloff


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Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone

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6 years, 7 months ago at Dec 8 19:25
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The quintessential Rocky film pits him against his most fearsome and ruthless opponent yet. In latter films, Rocky still has nightmares about Ivan Drago, the man mountain Soviet fighting machine.

It's your standard Rocky film and it will have your hair standing up on the back of your neck. This time there is even more emotion involved with the fighting thanks to the demise of Apoll... read more

An undeniable guilty pleasure

3 years, 8 months ago at Nov 8 8:45
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"Adrian always tells the truth. No, maybe I can't win. Maybe the only thing I can do is just take everything he's got. But to beat me, he's going to have to kill me. And to kill me, he's gonna have to have the heart to stand in front of me. And to do that, he's got to be willing to die himself. I don't know if he's ready to do that. I don't know."

By this point in the Rocky series, ... read more

For me, the worst Rocky film.

3 years, 5 months ago at Feb 8 20:14
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For me, the Rocky franchise was on a great role with 3 successful films that I did really enjoy. However, that role ended with Rocky IV and there are many reasons for this. Mostly, because I didn't really like the story and I thought the characters were just appalling! The final fight was so predictable although there were one or two unexpected moments, Rocky IV felt more like a desperate grasp at... read more
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Rocky Balboa, heavyweight champion of the world, is the trainer for Apollo Creed in an exhibition match against Ivan Drago, a "superman" boxer from the Soviet Union. When Apollo is killed in the ring by the brutal Drago, Balboa blames himself and promises to avenge his friend's death in the ring.
Release date: 27 November 1985
UPC: 027616673220
Drama (21), Boxing (19), 1985 (15), Sports (15), Sequel (9), Action (8), Revenge (8), Sport (7), 1980s (6), Funeral (6), Cold War (6), Chess (5), Hero (5), Blonde (5), Fame (5), Death (4), Celebration (4), Fist (4), Beaten To Death (4), Russia (3)
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A bad movie

“In the ‘Rocky’ franchise, this movie usually belongs to the guilty pleasures. Indeed, the 5th installment is universally despised by most of the viewers but this 4th movie occasionally gets some love. To start with, it was the highest grossing film in the Rocky series, reaching a rather impressive $300 million worldwide gross but it doesn’t mean that it was any good, it just meant that they would make another sequel for sure. Anyway, personally, I really didn’t like this flick. Sure, compare to the following sequel, it was almost a masterpiece but I seriously got bored. Indeed, now we are far from the gritty realism of ‘Rocky’, and instead, we get once again the same old story (Rocky gets in trouble, you get a good old training montage, he gets on the ring and, of course, wins ” read more

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