Rocky

Rocky (1976)

32 mistakes

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Continuity mistake: The number 2 on Rocky's door disappears during the film.

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Continuity mistake: After Rocky gets to Paulie's job he punches a piece of meat and gets some blood on his hands but it disappears a few shots later.

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Continuity mistake: Before the two girls ask for an autograph from Rocky, there is an extra with a hat and glasses in the gym that changes his position between shots.

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Other mistake: After Paulie gets mad in his place using the bat, he breaks the lamp and the room goes dark, but there's a second lamp which should be illuminating the room.

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Revealing mistake: While Rocky is running through the small market, on the street people are looking at the camera.

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Factual error: In more than one scene you can hear the sounds on a steam locomotive chugging and blowing the whistle. Steam locos disappeared by 1959, which is 17 years before this movie is set.

Continuity mistake: When Rocky is inside the pet store for the first time he picks up a can of turtle food and then reaches into his pocket. The next shot is side on and he is holding the can with both hands and Adrian, who was facing side on to the cash register, is now facing it.

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Revealing mistake: When the first fight is about to begin, there are several shots of a crowded arena and people watching. The grainy and slightly blurry look of the film reveals they're stock images. The filming set had no budget to fill the place with people.

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Continuity mistake: When Rocky grabs a guy and asks for his money, the guy's hand is either holding Rocky's lapel or not, depending on the shot.

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Continuity mistake: Rocky is in the pier walking towards a small yellow truck in front of him. A frame later, from a different angle, the truck has moved to the left side, in front of a car.

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Continuity mistake: Rocky covers Rob's mouth and asks him for money. Rob grabs Rocky's arm, but when the angle changes he isn't grabbing it.

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Revealing mistake: When the movie begins with Rocky and Spider fighting, their punches miss each other by far, though each one reacts as if they were hit. It is so obvious that it's ridiculous.

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Mickey: Down! Down! Stay Down.

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Trivia: Adrian's hesitation to kiss Rocky in his apartment after their date together wasn't originally scripted that way; Talia Shire was suffering from the flu during filming, and she was afraid of getting Sylvester Stallone sick. What resulted ironically was a better acted scene than was originally anticipated.

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Question: How accurate is the boxing depicted in the movie compared to real boxing?

Answer: It's pretty inaccurate. Real life fighters would tire out long before the 15th round after throwing so many haymakers (knock out punches). The amount of punches that connect clean without a knock out is also unrealistic. Creed doesn't seem to ever miss with his punches. Even an inexperienced boxer should be able to see at least a few punches coming and move to avoid them, Rocky seems to have no defense at all. The reaction to being punched is exaggerated for dramatic effect (Creed being lifted off the ground due to the power of Rocky's body punches, Rocky's head being thrown back due to the power of Creed's jab). It is also likely, though this is debatable, that the fight would have been stopped prior to the 15th round as both fighters could hardly stand going into that round.

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