Rocky

Rocky

92%

Opening

97% Ghostbusters Aug 29
30% As Above/So Below Aug 29
36% The November Man Aug 27
98% Starred Up Aug 27
76% The Congress Aug 29

Top Box Office

92% Guardians of the Galaxy $17.2M
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65% The Hundred-Foot Journey $5.3M
19% Into The Storm $3.8M

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Rocky Reviews

Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune
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Sylvester Stallone [is] as likable as a basset hound.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

February 6, 2013
Richard Schickel
TIME Magazine
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The story is achingly familiar, and though Stallone has a certain power, he is certainly not the subtlest actor to crawl out from under Marlon's overcoat.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

July 26, 2011
A.D. Murphy
Variety
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There are occasional flashes that the film may be patronizing the lower end of the blue-collar mentality, as much if not more than the characters who keep putting Rocky down on the screen. However, Avildsen is noted for creating such ambiguities.

Full Review Source: Variety

February 20, 2009
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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I wanted to like it more than I did, but it'll do.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

December 13, 2006
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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Rocky is an old-fashioned fairytale brilliantly revamped to chime in with the depressed mood of the '70s.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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The screenplay of Rocky is purest Hollywood make-believe of the 1930's, but there would be nothing wrong with that, had the film been executed with any verve.

Full Review Source: New York Times

May 9, 2005
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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A description of it would sound like a cliche from beginning to end. But Rocky isn't about a story, it's about a hero. And it's inhabited with supreme confidence by a star.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

October 23, 2004
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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The basic storyline has been done to death over the years; this is still one of the most effective and successful applications of the formula.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000
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