Rocky Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

11th July 2011

Quote: "Yeah, I exercise to the Rocky song. Even after 30 years it gets me going. It's amazing." Sylvester Stallone is still a fan of the famous Rocky theme tune.

3rd July 2011

Fact: The 15-round epic fight between Sylvester Stallone's ROCKY BALBOA and Apollo Creed in Rocky has been voted the best on-screen battle in a poll by movie library

24th June 2008

Quote: "They used to sneak up on me when I was watching the dailies at home and all they'd hear was the screaming. I was in trouble so we've been watching SpongeBob SquarePants to detox them." Rocky star Sylvester Stallone on making sure he doesn't set a bad example for his children.

14th January 2008

Quote: "I thought it would be a walk in the park compared to Rocky and it was a walk through hell... We were in a place that was very hard to get to. Sometimes we had to use elephants to move the equipment." Sylvester Stallone on his decision to direct and star in his new RAMBO movie in the Burmese jungles.

12th January 2008

Fact: Oscar-winning composer BILL CONTI will wave the baton at the 80th Academy Awards next month (Feb08) - the 19th time the man behind hit scores and songs for The Right Stuff and Rocky has signed on as the big show's musical director.

11th January 2008

Quote: "I believe that's going to happen. I have nothing to do with it. I wrote the story for it, but it's being turned over to the pros and it looks like that's going to happen." Sylvester Stallone confirms plans for a bizarre Rocky musical.

29th January 2007

Fact: Sylvester Stallone's Rocky sequel, ROCKY BALBOA, is officially a worldwide hit - the film hit the magic international gross figure of $100 million (GBP51.3 million) at the weekend (21JAN07).

16th January 2007

Fact: The latest installment in the Rocky movie franchise is getting Brits boxing mad. Sales of equipment and reservations for lessons have soared since posters of the Sylvester Stallone film ROCKY BALBOA hit billbaords across the country, according to a spokesman for the Amateur Boxing Association of England.

21st December 2006

Quote: "They had no idea what I used to do for a living. They thought I was a bad golfer." Sylvester Stallone is glad to be back on the big screen in Rocky sequel ROCKY BALBOA - so his youngest kids can see him acting.

7th July 2006

Fact: Sylvester Stallone and PRESIDENT George W Bush both celebrated 60th birthdays yesterday (06JUL06) - Bush marked his big day with pal and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, while Stallone celebrated by launching the trailer of his sixth Rocky film on US TV.

26th February 2006

Quote: <p>"I expect it (criticism). I would do the same thing. My wife is the most critical. She said, 'This is ridiculous...' But you have two choices - not to do it or do it." Sylvester Stallone explains his decision to step back into the ring for a final Rocky boxing film. </p>


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