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“He taught him the secret to Karate lies in the mind and heart. Not in the hands.”

The Karate Kid

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Hit 'Em with the Horns - Rocky (1976)

Arguably the greatest sports movie of all time.  So this is about a small time boxer named Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone).  He doesn’t have a whole lot going on for him, but he gets by.   487 more words

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Rocky Week - Rocky V (1990)

Director: John G Avildsen

Writer: Sylvester Stallone (Screenplay)

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Sage Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Tommy Morrison, Richard Gant, Tony Burton… 613 more words

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Rocky Week - Rocky (1976)

Director: John G Avildsen

Writer: Sylvester Stallone (Screenplay)

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith, Thayer David

 

Plot: Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer gets a supremely rare chance to fight the heavy-weight champion, Apollo Creed, in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect. 791 more words

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Rocky

I thought Rocky was going to be the motivating pick-me-up that I needed on my hungover post-Superbowl Monday. Instead, it was a warning: don’t become a whiny little bitch like Rocky Balboa. 227 more words

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Rocky film's message more than just boxing

One of my favorite scenes in the first Rocky film was when the title character was laying next to his girlfriend in his apartment, just 24 hours before his first-ever title fight against the boxing heavyweight champion. 833 more words