Rocky IV Movie
80's Movie Facts for Rocky IV
Revenge for a friend is even sweeter in this 80s movie. Rocky Balboa takes on one of his toughest opponents.
Rocky’s (played by Sylvester Stallone) best pal and friend Apollo Creed (played by Carl Weathers) dies in the boxing ring at the hands of Russian boxer Ivan Drago (played by Dolph Lundgren) in Rocky IV.
To pay homage to his friend and coach, Rocky flies to the USSR to conquer Drago, his mind set on destroying him in the movie Rocky IV.
Rocky Balboa - Sylvester Stallone
Adrian - Talia Shire
Paulie - Burt Young
Apollo Creed - Carl Weathers
Ludmilla Vobet Drago - Brigitte Nielsen
Duke - Tony Burton
Nicoli Koloff - Michael Pataki
Captain Ivan Drago - Dolph Lundgren
Commentator #1 - Stu Nahan
Sports Announcer - RJ Adams
American Commentator #2 - Al Bandiero
Russian Government Official - Dominic Barto
Rocky Jr.'s Friend - Danial Brown
The Godfather of Soul - James Brown
Maid - Rose Mary Campos
TriviaThe fight between Sylvester Stallone and Dolph Lundgren were real in Rocky IV rather than shadow boxing because Stallone wanted it that way in order to make it look more real.
Rocky IV won two awards.
80's Film Facts:
The Movie Rocky IV was released to theatres on 11/27/1985 by MGM/UA, and grossed $127,873,716 at the box office in the US.
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