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Rocky Balboa Trailer Goes Live
The promo for his new film

11 July 2006  |  Written by   |  Source: Yahoo Movies

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“The greatest underdog story ever told is back for one final round…” So the gravel-voiced trailer man tells us in the new promo for Rocky Balboa. Given the evidence of this long-in-the-developing sixth instalment in Rocky’s story, we wouldn’t be so quick to add that “final” bit.

But then, given the way Sylvester Stallone looks in the footage, we’re guessing they’ll need a fully functional robot body to get him back in the ring next time. And that would be cheating.

Meanwhile, sit back and enjoy the trailer, which follows Rocky considering taking on the new young champ after a TV sports show simulation shows he has a shot and beating the reigning boxer. Catch it here.

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Your Comments

ACE!!!!!!
i can't believe it. i was grinning from ear to ear. i'm really looking forward to this film. no joke! i'm one of the few who really enjoyed rocky 5. it wrapped everything up nicely. i was sceptical of a further fight, i saw it as cashing in on his franchise. the trailer for rocky balboa was great, the calcium deposits line was a nice touch. i'll be in the audience come opening night and hope to smile all the way home. " rocky, rocky, rocky " More

Posted by cocknose at 14:06 on 19 August 2006 | Report This Post

RE: Rocky's Final Chapter!!
After Rocky 5 I said oh dear please no more   When I heard Rocky 6 was being made I laughed and thought this is going to be crap.   But watching that trailer it looks good I am now excited to go and see this movie. Also love that music 2.gif]2.gif]2.gif] More

Posted by jediwarrior at 12:49 on 19 July 2006 | Report This Post

RE: Rocky's Final Chapter!!
- snakes on a plane, and now Rocky returns so im quite looking foreward to this - i hope the trailer is a true reflection of where the movies going and fingers crossed itll be good. More

Posted by Atomhammer at 00:44 on 15 July 2006 | Report This Post

Rocky's Final Chapter!!
I have to be honest, when Rocky V came out i was a little bit sad, although i enjoyed it i did think it was the weakest off all the Movies, and when i found out Rocky VI (Rocky Balboa) was being made i thght "Oh Know, leave it alone..." BUT, having just seen the Trailer, and hearing that Famous ROCKY MUSIC again, i'm totally looking forward to watching it, the Music gave me the usual 'Electric Shock' and made my hair on my neck stand up!!! I can't wait, this will be the final chapter More

Posted by GAZ1DAN at 15:48 on 14 July 2006 | Report This Post

RE:
The trailer looks good but if a 60 year old did fight a 20 something guy the 20 something guy would kill him with one punch More

Posted by zombiemaster at 11:13 on 13 July 2006 | Report This Post

RE: IT IS LIKE HITTING STEEL
]POTC2 records are going down. More

Posted by directorscut at 22:14 on 12 July 2006 | Report This Post

RE: IT IS LIKE HITTING STEEL
I don't understand how Empire can be so harsh on Stallones body. For a guy of 60 he looks amazing and fitter than 99.9% of men his age. I for one shall be there opening weekend. More

Posted by James2183 at 21:42 on 12 July 2006 | Report This Post

RE: IT IS LIKE HITTING STEEL
I gotta join the masses and say I'm looking forward to this, I remeber watching my first ever real boxing match and thinking "wow, this is crap compared to Rocky" Yes the Rocky films were far fetched, cheesy and in some cases carried some very cheeky political messages..... ....but! they were fantastic entertainment, great escapism and most of all, the story of street bum making it good, its old fasioned hollywood story telling at work and man has it sorely been missed in these days o More

Posted by SonicDeathMonkey at 21:32 on 12 July 2006 | Report This Post

IT IS LIKE HITTING STEEL
THIS WILL BE THE BEST FILM EVER MADE. THE ONLY WAY IT COULD BE BETTER IS A SEQUEL ENTITLED "SNAKES ON A PLANE WITH ROCKY BALBOA." More

Posted by keyzersaulsie at 18:39 on 12 July 2006 | Report This Post

IT IS LIKE HITTING STEEL
THIS WILL BE THE BEST FILM EVER MADE. THE ONLY WAY IT COULD BE BETTER IS A SEQUEL ENTITLED "SNAKES ON A PLANE WITH ROCKY BALBOA." More

Posted by keyzersaulsie at 18:39 on 12 July 2006 | Report This Post

STOP FILMING!!!
Get Apollo Creed, that Russian Guy from Rocky 4, Bruce Campbell and Ozzie Davis and make a sequel to 'Bubba Ho Tep' Rocky, Apollo and Russian Guy are the newest interns to the care home where Elvis and JFK reside. They decide they're 'Not Gonna Take It Anymore', igniting old rivalries and stage a boxing match to decide who is the HeavyWeight Champion of the World. But then Draclua turns up and throws a spanner in the works. It's up to Elvis and JFK to save the day again..... More

Posted by TheMadFatChickKiller at 13:01 on 12 July 2006 | Report This Post

Show some respect.
Stallone was once the biggest box office draw in the world and wrote the script for the oscar winning original, so let's cut the guy some slack. I mean what have you haters really achieved? Seriously. More

Posted by Cameron1975Williams at 11:02 on 12 July 2006 | Report This Post

I wish big Dolph would return from b-movie hell to knock fuck outta Rocko, bloody guy turned 60 last week or something. Cash in bullshit! More

Posted by Chaos Engine at 00:03 on 12 July 2006 | Report This Post

Rocky's gonna die...
Adrian is dead. He's gonna die the only way he knows how... BOXING. More

Posted by keyzersaulsie at 23:34 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

From that trailer, and as a big fan of the Rocky films, I would say this flick could go either way at the moment. More

Posted by ukedge87 at 20:22 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

Arright Rocko!
As Eddie Murphy says in Raw, "Aright Sly! Arright Rocko!" Be prepared for more pumped Italians coming out of the cinemas. More

Posted by Rich Empire at 19:47 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

RE: deadteds
nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; More

Posted by elzupasmonkey at 19:44 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

deadteds
greasy fast speed rock !!!!! greasy fast speed More

Posted by deadteds at 17:49 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

this will b the 6th time rocky will have fought against the odd's, mayb he shud be the favourite. why doest he train his son to fight and get the crap knocked out of him? but realism aside, rocky is a great escape and always fun. ps wheres Adrian? More

Posted by homesick alien at 17:34 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

adrian?
More

Posted by homesick alien at 17:29 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

Count Me In!
We must gives this film a chance. The Rocky films are loved by so many people and the series needs to end on a high following the disappointingly flat Rocky V. This one seems to be returning to the original film's gritty optimism. More

Posted by Biggus at 17:27 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

Why not?
It cant be as bad as that shitty rocky 5, More

Posted by dantaous at 17:24 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

why not?
More

Posted by dantaous at 17:23 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

RE: OH YEAH!!!!!!!!!!
Well, count me in as a little bit excited. I'm with all those that proudly love the b] films for what they are and can't help but get goosepimply-type feelings while watching this trailer. Seeing Rocky, Uncle Paulie and Duke all back is great. The thing sequel has going for it that so many don't these days is characters that we love to be in the company of. The lack of Adrian is a litle sad though. But apart form that.... Rocky! Rocky! Rocky!f you're not excited by this ret More

Posted by JediBobster at 16:15 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

RE: Rocky Balboa Trailer Goes Live
Can't wait to see it. Like many people, I grew up watching these movies.  But how the hell did he get his boxing license back?  The guy had brain damage which, last time I heard, has no cure. Or will it turn out that Rocky 5 was all a bad dream.  It certainly seemed like it.      More

Posted by LEEJGM at 16:09 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

OH YEAH!!!!!!!!!!
C'MON EVERYONE!!!! ROCKY, ROCKY, ROCKY, ROCKY, ROCKY, ROCKY, ROCKY, ROCKY, ROCKY, ROCKY, ROCKY, ROCKY, ROCKY, ROCKY, ROCKY!!!!!!!!!! More

Posted by Hughezy at 15:32 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

Nice
Say what you want...but this gives me goose-bumps. It's going to be GREAT to see Sly finally on the Big Screen again....and as ROCKY....wow! All the people who say this is going to be rubbish...please think again. Without Stallone and Rocky, the cinema world would look a lot different today. More

Posted by KingOfPop at 13:58 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

de de daaaaa!!!!!!
I'm there.......the music man. comon. Its gonna rock. More

Posted by voyager at 13:46 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

RE: AAiiiddddriannnn
You are all scaring mered04.gif]   Yes the music was wonderful.............back in the 70's, now its cheesey. People over the age of 60 should be relegated to a room where they can no longer bother society with their dangerous driving, reckless hand gestures and insistant talkingp; More

Posted by lbiu at 13:39 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

AAiiiddddriannnn
LOve it... can't wait.. found myself feeling the old tingles I felt in the fight scene from Rocky 4. The Italian stallion is back. More

Posted by DAD at 13:25 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

Can't anyone tell him to stop?!!!! This is embarassing! More

Posted by taz_e at 12:51 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

Why?
Sly has recently hit the grand old age of 60. Who wants to see him getting beaten to a pulp any more? Actually... More

Posted by jpt1976 at 11:52 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

I don't know why...
... but I got the hairs on the back of my neck standing up... Maybe it's cos these are movies I grew up with but when that music kicked in and Rocky starts talking about training again in the 'basement', I got them goosebumps again... More

Posted by worshipman at 11:35 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

RE: Greatest Saga Ever?
L: chadbeserk One thing (of the many things) that I love about the Rocky series is that when you mention it, you will get one of two looks from the person you are talking to. Either they roll their eyes and shake their head or their eyes light up and a wide smile creeps across their face. And in their head you can hear the opening riff of "The Eye Of The Tiger" vibrating inside. To me, the films are just a joy to watch. Unadulterated fun, excitement and escapism. The belief that everyone, More

Posted by Timon at 11:18 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

Rocky 5 - thousand!
The trailer's really funny, it is a comedy, right? More

Posted by stevos at 11:09 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

got no beef with it
looking at the trailer it makes for a good night out at the cinema, and when its released on dvd, should make for a marathon beyond explanation. Rocky as a whole is an Icon, so is Rambo, and hey if Sly wants to make the film (even for a quick buck or to actually bring the character back) then so be it, we cant stop him, if you dont like dont watch it i say. More

Posted by charliealonso at 10:41 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

Greatest Saga Ever?
One thing (of the many things) that I love about the Rocky series is that when you mention it, you will get one of two looks from the person you are talking to. Either they roll their eyes and shake their head or their eyes light up and a wide smile creeps across their face. And in their head you can hear the opening riff of "The Eye Of The Tiger" vibrating inside. To me, the films are just a joy to watch. Unadulterated fun, excitement and escapism. The belief that everyone, no matter More

Posted by chadbeserk at 10:33 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

WHY?!!?
Why is there a new Rocky movie?!? WHY? WHY? WHY? WHY? WHY? It looks 'meh' at best.....dear God, please stop the sequels. More

Posted by lbiu at 10:28 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

Xmas
If this is not released on Boxing Day then they are missing a marketing opportunity. More

Posted by gpackham at 10:26 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

OK, it's official..
i'm bloody excited about this movie. I thought the original Rocky was magical, inspirational and hugely uplifting. Stallone was Rocky, he was a bum with nothing. That made the film and Stallones performance all the more affecting. If they can recapture just a little bit of the magic in that movie, then this will be a success. In my opinion. More

Posted by Manjaser at 09:49 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

i know it shouldn't do....
....but its got me completely. I love the Rocky's, i can't help it, even though it's the same story again and again dripped in layers of cheese. Plus it always makes me want to do push ups and go jogging. BRING IT ON! More

Posted by EvilEye at 09:22 on 11 July 2006 | Report This Post

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