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In 1975, heavyweight boxing champion Apollo Creed selects Rocky Balboa, a local Italian American boxer, as a replacement opponent for a title fight after his original challenger is injured. Rocky undergoes unorthodox training and builds a relationship with Adrian while dealing with jealousy from his friend, Paulie. In the fight, Rocky knocks down Creed in the first round, but Creed takes him more seriously for the rest of the fight, which goes on for 15 rounds. Although Creed is declared the winner, Rocky and Adrian embrace and profess their love for each other, not caring about the outcome of the fight.
The movie picks up right where the first film left off, with Rocky Balboa recovering from his grueling fight with heavyweight champion Apollo Creed. Despite losing the fight, Rocky has become a national hero, and he is content to retire from boxing and enjoy his newfound fame.However, he soon finds himself struggling to make ends meet, and when his wife Adrian falls ill and needs expensive medical treatment, Rocky decides to return to the ring and challenge Apollo to a rematch.
Rocky begins a grueling training regimen, with the help of his trainer Mickey and his best friend Paulie. Meanwhile, Apollo is dealing with his own problems, as the media and his fans pressure him to fight Rocky again. The stage is set for a dramatic rematch, as Rocky and Apollo face off in the ring once again. The fight is intense and brutal, with both fighters taking and delivering punishing blows.
In the end, Rocky emerges victorious, winning the heavyweight championship and securing his legacy as one of the greatest boxers of all time. The film ends with Rocky and Adrian embracing in the ring, as the crowd cheers and the credits roll.
Rocky III is about Rocky Balboa, the world heavyweight champion, who is challenged by a young and powerful contender, James "Clubber" Lang. Mickey, Rocky's manager, confesses that he handpicked the opponents for Rocky's title defenses and warns Rocky that Lang is a serious threat. After Mickey dies of a heart attack during the fight, Rocky is devastated and loses the fight. He later seeks help from his former rival, Apollo Creed, to train for a rematch with Lang. With Apollo's help, Rocky wins the rematch and reconciles with Apollo. The movie ends with the two boxers as friends, ready to face any challenge.
In Rocky IV, Soviet boxer Ivan Drago arrives in the US with his wife and trainers, and former heavyweight champion Apollo Creed challenges him to an exhibition bout, which ends tragically when Drago kills Apollo in the ring. After the Soviets show no remorse, Rocky decides to fight Drago himself in an unsanctioned 15-round match in the Soviet Union. Rocky trains using old-fashioned methods while Drago uses high-tech equipment and steroids. During the match, Drago initially dominates, but Rocky slowly gains the upper hand and knocks out Drago, avenging Apollo's death. Rocky's victory speech calls for mutual respect and understanding between the US and the Soviet Union, and his message is well received by the previously hostile Soviet crowd.
Rocky experiences physical complications after his victory over Ivan Drago and returns home to discover he is bankrupt. He retires from boxing and becomes a trainer, managing a young fighter named Tommy Gunn. Rocky neglects his son, Robert, who is being bullied and falls in with the wrong crowd. Tommy wins the heavyweight title but is jeered by spectators for leaving Rocky. He and his promoter goad Rocky into a street fight, which Rocky ultimately wins. Months later, Rocky and Robert climb up the Rocky Steps and explore the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Rocky, now a widower and retired boxer, runs a small Italian restaurant named after his late wife. He battles personal demons and an eroding relationship with his son, but finds a new love interest and becomes motivated to return to boxing after a computer simulation of a fight between him and the undefeated world champion Mason Dixon ends in a disputed victory for Rocky. They agree to a charity exhibition bout, creating a media buzz and challenging both men's reputations. Despite being the underdog and significantly older than Dixon, Rocky makes a dramatic comeback and fights to a close split decision loss, ultimately proving his worth and receiving a standing ovation from the crowd. The film ends with an inset of people running up the iconic "Rocky Steps" at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
The film "Creed" is about Adonis Johnson, the illegitimate son of former heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, who pursues his dream of becoming a professional boxer. He seeks the help of his father's friend and rival, Rocky Balboa, who becomes his trainer despite his reluctance to return to boxing. Donnie faces personal and professional challenges, including his biological mother's opposition and Rocky's battle with cancer. In the end, Donnie fights world champion Ricky Conlan and earns the respect of the crowd despite losing the match. The movie concludes with Donnie and Rocky climbing the famous steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Adonis Creed, the son of Apollo Creed, wins the WBC World Heavyweight Championship and proposes to his girlfriend, Bianca. Ivan Drago, who killed Apollo Creed in a boxing match in 1985, seeks an opportunity for his son, Viktor, to fight and defeat Adonis. Despite reluctance from his trainer, Rocky Balboa, Adonis accepts the challenge and moves to Los Angeles with Bianca. They settle down and prepare for the upcoming match while Bianca learns that she is pregnant. Adonis is badly injured in the first fight and wins by disqualification, but Viktor becomes popular in Russia. After Donnie becomes disconnected from Bianca and suffers broken ribs, Rocky agrees to train him for a rematch. The rematch is more balanced, and Donnie ultimately wins after Ivan throws in the towel to protect his son. Rocky reconciles with his son, and Adonis makes peace with carrying on his father's legacy as he and Bianca introduce their daughter, who now has hearing aids, to Apollo's grave.