The Real Rocky

The Real Rocky

Millions watched a movie. One man lived it. Oct. 25, 2011 United States 55 Min. Not Rated
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Sonny Liston isHimself (Archive Footage)
Himself (Archive Footage)
Muhammad Ali isHimself (Archive Footage)
Himself (Archive Footage)
Don King isHimself
Himself
Mike Douglas isHimsellf (Archive Footage)
Himsellf (Archive Footage)
James Brown isHimsellf (Archive Footage)
Himsellf (Archive Footage)
Hulk Hogan isHimsellf (Archive Footage)
Himsellf (Archive Footage)
André the Giant isHimsellf (Archive Footage)
Himsellf (Archive Footage)

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Chuck Wepner is a liquor salesman from Bayonne, N.J., who drives a Cadillac with “Champ” vanity plates. A former New Jersey State Heavyweight Boxing Champion, he took abuse from Sonny Liston, got his nose broken by Muhammad Ali, and inspired Sylvester Stallone to write “Rocky” which won three Academy Awards. Wepner was left out of the “Rocky” glory, and his career took turn after strange turn as he worked to stay in the spotlight: he went on to fight Andre the Giant as “The Assassin” and boxed a 900 pound bear. Twice.

The Real Rocky
Original title The Real Rocky
IMDb Rating 7.1 319 votes
TMDb Rating 6.1 11 votes

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