User reviews for Rocky Balboa
7.3 / 10Combined Score
Everyone (including me) was shocked to hear that a new Rocky was coming out. The question was; could a 59 year old Sylvester Stallone pull it off. I say; yes he bloody well could. The film, to true Rocky fans, is a breath of fresh air. A lovely addition, that in a way, was needed. Especially after the awful Rocky V.
Once again, this film is about going the distance and proving that the last thing to age on somebody is their heart. Rocky Balboa proves that. The film starts by showing us the current world champion, Mason 'The Line' Dixon. It becomes clear to us that there are no other boxers out there that can match him, somehow we get the feeling that the quality of boxing has somewhat gone down. Anyway, we quickly learn that Adrian is unfortunately dead. Rocky is in the graveyard visiting her on the anniversary of her death, Paulie turns up but it's obvious that he's uncomfortable and no...