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Rocky Balboa (20-Dec-2006)

Director: Sylvester Stallone

Writer: Sylvester Stallone

Keywords: Sports Drama, Boxing

Sixth entry in the Rocky franchise follows the aging boxer, now a widower and restauranteur, as he steps back into the ring for one last bout.

ABSTRACT
Fifth sequel to Rocky (1976). Heavyweight boxing champion Mason "The Line" Dixon loses a virtual fight to a digital re-creation of bygone star Rocky Balboa, drawing a mixture of jeers and bemusement from a surprised general public. Insecure about the resulting press coverage, Dixon challenges the long-retired Balboa, now a widower and owner of a Philadelphia-area Italian restaurant, to a real-life fight; defying the skepticism of his friends and observers, Rocky agrees to a bout, training to step back in the ring for the unlikeliest of all grand showdowns.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Michael Buffer
Sports Figure
2-Nov-1944   Let's get ready to rumble!
Tony Burton
Actor
23-Mar-1937   Rocky
Max Kellerman
Sports Journalist
6-Aug-1973   Boxing commentator
LeRoy Neiman
Painter
8-Jun-1921 20-Jun-2012 Painter of sports scenes
Henry G. Sanders
Actor
18-Aug-1942   Robert E. on Dr. Quinn
Frank Stallone
Actor
30-Jul-1950   Staying Alive
Sylvester Stallone
Actor
6-Jul-1946   Rocky, Rambo
Mike Tyson
Boxing
30-Jun-1966   Erratic heavyweight champion
Milo Ventimiglia
Actor
8-Jul-1977   Adopts the superpowers of other Heroes
Burt Young
Actor
30-Apr-1940   Paulie in Rocky

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