Rocky V

Rocky V

Rocky V

Former champ Rocky Balboa becomes a trainer in the fifth film in Sylvester Stallone's boxing series, with original Rocky director John G Avildsen returning to the helm. Broke and suffering permanent damage from his bout with Ivan Drago, Rocky finds solace in training new up-and-comer Tommy Gunn (played by real-life professional boxer Tommy Morrison).

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Rocky V / Reviews

The Washington Post

The Washington Post

The only good thing you can say about "Rocky V" is that at least Stallone has the sense to throw in the towel.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

This sweetly downtrodden, punch-drunk Rocky is often appealing to watch. Yet as a character, he doesn’t have much drive — and neither, I’m afraid, does the movie.

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TV Guide

TV Guide

For the most part, the "Rocky" pictures have been outstanding entertainments, beautifully crafted and executed, and Rocky V is an important and worthwhile addition to the series.

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