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Rocky 3 Movie

80s Film Summary for Rocky 3

Summary

The story of Rocky Balboa continues in the 80s movie, Rocky III. Rocky Balboa returns to the boxing ring after his world championship.

Rocky 3 DVD

Plot

Rocky Balboa (played by Sylvester Stallone) has won the world boxing championship after defeating fellow boxer and friend Apollo Creed (played by Carl Weathers) in the movie Rocky III.

Rocky takes a hiatus from the world of boxing and is compelled to go back in the ring to take on opponent Clubber Lang (played by Mr. T). Lang’s win meant that he was the new champion and Rocky was not pleased with this. At the prompting of Apollo, Rocky goes into training for a re-match with Lang in the movie Rocky III.

Cast

Rocky Balboa - Sylvester Stallone
Adrianna "Adrian" Pennino Balboa - Talia Shire
Paulie - Burt Young
Apollo Creed - Carl Weathers
Mickey Goldmill - Burgess Meredith
Duke - Tony Burton
Clubber Lang - Mr. T
Thunderlips - Hulk Hogan
Rocky Junior - Ian Fried
Al - Al Silvani
Clubber Lang's manager - Wally Taylor
Sportscaster - Jim Hill
Andy - Don Sherman
Wrestling commentator - Dennis James
Wrestling commentator - Jim Healy

Trivia

Real life boxer Joe Frazier was considered for the role of Clubber Lang in the movie Rocky III.

Though not specific to Rocky III, the Rocky statue still stands proudly in Philadelphia.

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80's Film Facts:

The Movie Rocky 3 was released to theatres on 05/28/1982 by MGM/UA, and grossed $125,049,125 at the box office in the US.


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