Rocky
(DVD) 

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Published
Beverly Hills, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment : Distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2006].
Format
DVD
Edition
2-disc collector's ed.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. 
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Published
Beverly Hills, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment : Distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2006].
Edition
2-disc collector's ed.
Language
English
UPC
027616060259

Notes

General Note
Title from container.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1976.
General Note
Special features: Audio and video commentary with Sylvester Stallone; audio commentary with two boxing legends; audio commentary with the director, producers and cast members; three-part "In the ring" making-of documentary; 10 additional featurettes/documentaries; TV spots, TV appearances and trailers; a sneak peak at "Rocky Balboa."
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, James Crabe ; editor, Richard Halsey ; music, Bill Conti.
Participants/Performers
Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith.
Description
Rocky Balboa is a struggling boxer trying to make the big time. He works in a meat factory in Philadelphia for a meager wages 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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono, dual-layer, NTSC.
Language
English (Dolby 5.1), French (Dolby mono.) or Spanish (Dolby mono.) dialogue with optional English and Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.
Awards
Academy Awards (USA), 1977: Best Director (John G. Avildsen) ; Best Film Editing (Richard Halsey, Scott Conrad) ; Best Picture.
Awards
Golden Globes (USA), 1977: Best Motion Picture - Drama.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Winkler, I., Chartoff, R., Stallone, S., Avildsen, J. G., Shire, T., Young, B., Weathers, C., Meredith, B., Halsey, R., Conrad, S., & Conti, B. (2006). Rocky (2-disc collector's ed.). MGM Home Entertainment : Distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Irwin. Winkler et al.. 2006. Rocky. MGM Home Entertainment : Distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Irwin. Winkler et al.. Rocky MGM Home Entertainment : Distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2006.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Winkler, Irwin., et al. Rocky 2-disc collector's ed., MGM Home Entertainment : Distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2006.

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