Things I Like: Rocky II (1979 Film)

Rocky II movie poster

While the original film could have ended at that, the possibility of a sequel is pretty hard to deny. The rematch between Rocky Balboa and Apollo Creed? Classic.

Rocky Balboa and Adrian Rocky II

The film takes place shortly after the original match. Rocky took his defeat humbly and returns to a normal life.

Baby son Rocky II

And then focuses on his new married life and the birth of his son.

Italian stallion Rocky II

But Apollo Creed gets letters claiming that his victory was rigged. He invites Rocky for a re-match, and the rest is history.

Rocky Balboa vs Apollo Creed Rocky II

I’d say the fight was a bit better the original, and I love that “on the edge of your seat” ending to it.

Published by Adam (Neko Random)

Nerdy guy who loves video games, movies, history, tv, and trivia.

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