Rocky III is a 1982 American sports drama film written, directed by, and starring Sylvester Stallone. It is the third installment in the Rocky film series, and the second in the franchise to be directed by Stallone.
Three years after winning the world heavyweight championship against Apollo Creed, Rocky Balboa has had a string of ten successful title defenses. His fame, wealth, endorsements, and celebrity profile have increased, leading him to participate in an exhibition charity event against the world wrestling champion, Thunderlips.
|contentLocation||Los Angeles New York City|
|editor||Don Zimmerman Mark Warner|
|keywords||american flag batter beat creed dressing room heart attack heavyweight champion intentionally taking a beating from lang las vegas madison square garden rocky balboa rocky steps rope-a-dope spectrum stairway by the philadelphia museum of art string taunt train unveil win wrestle|
|nomination||Golden Raspberry Award for Worst New Star|
|producer||Irwin Winkler Robert Chartoff|
|publisher||MGM/UA Entertainment Co.|
|recordedAt||Las Vegas Valley Los Angeles New York City Philadelphia Santa Monica|
|theme||professional wrestling sequel|