The Resource Rocky [videorecording]/, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; a Robert Chartoff-Irwin Winkler production ; a John G. Avildsen film ; produced by Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff ; written by Sylvester Stallone ; directed by John G. Avildsen

Rocky [videorecording]/, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; a Robert Chartoff-Irwin Winkler production ; a John G. Avildsen film ; produced by Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff ; written by Sylvester Stallone ; directed by John G. Avildsen

Label
Rocky [videorecording]/
Title
Rocky [videorecording]/
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; a Robert Chartoff-Irwin Winkler production ; a John G. Avildsen film ; produced by Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff ; written by Sylvester Stallone ; directed by John G. Avildsen
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Rocky Balboa is a struggling boxer trying to make the big time. He works in a meat factory in Philadelphia for a meager wage so he also earns extra cash as a debt collector. When heavyweight champion Apollo Creed visits Philadelphia, his managers want to set up an exhibition match between Creed and a struggling boxer. The promoters are touting the fight as a chance for a "nobody" to become a "somebody". The match is supposed to be easily won by Creed, but someone forgot to tell Rocky, who sees this as his only shot at the big time
Related
Awards note
  • Academy Awards (USA), 1977: Best Director (John G. Avildsen) ; Best Film Editing (Richard Halsey, Scott Conrad) ; Best Picture.
  • Golden Globes (USA), 1977: Best Motion Picture - Drama.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Rocky (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Director of photography, James Crabe ; editor, Richard Halsey ; music, Bill Conti
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: PG
  • CHV rating: PG
Language note
English (Dolby 5.1), French (Dolby mono.) or Spanish (Dolby mono.) dialogue with optional English and Spanish subtitles; closed captioned in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.R6359 2006
PerformerNote
Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith
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  • 1935-2017
  • 1907-1997
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  • Avildsen, John G.
  • Winkler, Irwin
  • Chartoff, Robert
  • Stallone, Sylvester
  • Shire, Talia
  • Young, Burt
  • Weathers, Carl
  • Meredith, Burgess
  • Conti, Bill
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
120
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  • Balboa, Rocky (Fictitious character)
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Boxing matches
  • Boxing managers
  • Meat industry and trade
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
  • Balboa, Rocky (Fictitious character)
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Boxing managers
  • Boxing matches
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Meat industry and trade
  • Pennsylvania
  • Balboa, Rocky (Fictitious character)
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Boxing matches
  • Boxing managers
  • Meat industry
  • Man-woman relationship
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
  • Balboa, Rocky (Fictitious character)
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Boxing
  • Meat industry
  • Man-woman relationship
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Rocky [videorecording]/, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; a Robert Chartoff-Irwin Winkler production ; a John G. Avildsen film ; produced by Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff ; written by Sylvester Stallone ; directed by John G. Avildsen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1976
  • Booklet includes excerpt from Rocky : the ultimate guide / by Edward Gross (27 p. : col. ill. ; 15 cm.)
  • Special features: Disc 1. Commentary by writer/actor Sylvester Stallone ; Commentary by boxing legends trainer Lou Duna and commentator Bert Sugar ; Commentary by director John G. Avildsen, producers Irwin WInkler, Robert Chartoff, actors Talia Shire, Carl Weathers, Burt Young, and steadcam inventor Garrett Brown ; Three rounds with legendary trainer Lou Duna ; Interview with a legend, Bert Sugar : author/commentator and historian ; Sneak peek at Rocky Balboa ; "The opponents" ; Trailers/TV spots: Rocky teaser trailer, Rocky original theatrical trailer, Introducing Sylvester Stallone TV spot, Critical acclaim #1 TV spot, Critical acclaim #2 TV spot -- Disc 2. In the ring : three-part making-of documentary ; Steadcam : then and now with Garrett Brown ; Make up! The art and form with Michael Westmore ; Staccato : a composer's notebbok with Bill Conti ; The ring of truth ; Behind the scenes with director John Avildsen ; Tribute to Burgess Meredith ; Tribute to James Crabe ; Video commentary with Sylvester Stallone ; Sylvester Stallone on Dinah! (1976)
Accompanying material
1 booklet
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 027616060259
  • 027616060266
  • 883904262848
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
106025
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)76823693
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Rocky [videorecording]/, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; a Robert Chartoff-Irwin Winkler production ; a John G. Avildsen film ; produced by Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff ; written by Sylvester Stallone ; directed by John G. Avildsen
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1976
  • Booklet includes excerpt from Rocky : the ultimate guide / by Edward Gross (27 p. : col. ill. ; 15 cm.)
  • Special features: Disc 1. Commentary by writer/actor Sylvester Stallone ; Commentary by boxing legends trainer Lou Duna and commentator Bert Sugar ; Commentary by director John G. Avildsen, producers Irwin WInkler, Robert Chartoff, actors Talia Shire, Carl Weathers, Burt Young, and steadcam inventor Garrett Brown ; Three rounds with legendary trainer Lou Duna ; Interview with a legend, Bert Sugar : author/commentator and historian ; Sneak peek at Rocky Balboa ; "The opponents" ; Trailers/TV spots: Rocky teaser trailer, Rocky original theatrical trailer, Introducing Sylvester Stallone TV spot, Critical acclaim #1 TV spot, Critical acclaim #2 TV spot -- Disc 2. In the ring : three-part making-of documentary ; Steadcam : then and now with Garrett Brown ; Make up! The art and form with Michael Westmore ; Staccato : a composer's notebbok with Bill Conti ; The ring of truth ; Behind the scenes with director John Avildsen ; Tribute to Burgess Meredith ; Tribute to James Crabe ; Video commentary with Sylvester Stallone ; Sylvester Stallone on Dinah! (1976)
Accompanying material
1 booklet
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 027616060259
  • 027616060266
  • 883904262848
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
106025
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)76823693
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono, dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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