The first Rocky is weirder and better than you remember.

by MATT STOKES | MARCH 9, 2018

The discussion of Rocky starts at 06:08.

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Rocky

Director: John G. Avildsen

Cast:
Rocky: Sylvester Stallone
Adrian: Talia Shire
Apollo Creed: Carl Weathers
Mickey: Burgess Meredith
Paulie: Burt Young

Released: November 21, 1976

Domestic Box Office: $117 million

93%

8.1/10

Verdict?

Laci says…

Matt says…

The Other Movie

What other movies have we been reconsidering? 

Dude, Where’s My Car? is a mean movie about nice boys

Dude, Where’s My Car? (2000) | Directed by Danny Leiner | Starring Ashton Kutcher, Seann William Scott, Jennifer Garner

Synecdoche, New York? More like Jolly, Good Time!

Synecdoche, New York (2008) | Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Catherine Keener

Ron Howard’s Parenthood tries to show what parenting is really like, fails

Parenthood (1989) | Directed by Ron Howard | Starring Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest

Godfather 3 is a fascinating movie that should never have been made

The Godfather, part III (1990) | Directed by Francis Ford Coppola | Starring Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire

Nobody actually thinks Godfather 2 is better than Godfather 1

The Godfather, part II (1974) | Directed by Francis Ford Coppola | Starring Al Pacino, Robert DeNiro, Robert Duvall

The Godfather’s one nice fella

The Godfather (1972) | Directed by Francis Ford Coppola | Starring Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

Little Nicky is the best  Adam Sandler movie (which is not saying much).

Little Nicky (2000) | Directed by Steven Brill | Starring Adam Sandler, Harvey Keitel, Patricia Arquette

Is anyone else driven insane by the gibberish fake language in Slums Of Beverly Hills? (otherwise: good movie)

Slums Of Beverly HIlls (1998) | Directed by Tamara Jenkins | Starring Natasha Lyonne, Alan Arkin, Marisa Tomei

OMG I heart Thanos!

Avengers: Infinity War (2018) | Directed by Anthony & Joe Russo | Starring a lot of people

Nacho Libre makes Napoleon Dynamite look like a masterpiece

Nacho Libre (2006) | Directed by Jared Hess | Starring Jack Black, Héctor Jiménez, Ana de la Reguera