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The Real Rocky (2011) Movie Information

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The Real Rocky (2011)
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Overall Rank:

23209

Avg. Rating:

2.13/4

# of Ratings:

4

Genres:

Documentary

Rating:

NR

Language:

English

Theater Date:

10/25/2011

Director:

Jeff Feuerzeig

Actors:

Chuck Wepner
Tony Mango
Muhammad Ali
Sonny Liston
Sylvester Stallone
Jerry Izenberg

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

Was Chuck Wepner the inspiration behind Sylvester Stallone's Oscar-winning Rocky? Wepner's life - from his bouts with Sonny Liston and Muhammed Ali to wrestling Andre the Giant and even a bear - all seem to make it clear he has as good a claim as anyone to be proclaimed "The Real Rocky". -- Chris Kavan

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A look into the life of Check Wepner - boxer, liquor distributor and, as the title suggests, probably a great inspiration to Sylvester Stallone and his Rocky films. Presented as a kind of working-class hero/boxer Wepner had his troubles, but after years of staying silent, finally decided he deserved some credit. Good job once again ESPN.

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