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Rocky IV

Updated on March 27, 2011

The most patriotic boxing match of the decade


Stallone is back in what seems to be the most patriotic "Rocky" movie ever made. Amidst the Cold War, Stallone portrays a "Rocky" movie that metaphorically speaks about some of our fears that we were facing during the Cold War. Possibly facing an enemy that we knew very little to nothing about that seemed almost too strong....maybe even for us. In this newest movie to the series, a young Olympic gold winning Russian boxer, Ivan Drago (Dolph Lundgren) comes in to challenge Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers) to an exhibition match, in Las Vegas. Things start off as mere publicity bout between the two fighters, as Apollo tries to prove he can still fight despite his age. Unfortunately, the Russian fighter proves too strong for him as he kills him, in the ring, during their match. Rocky (Sylvester Stallone) then seeks revenge against the almost superhuman Drago, in a no holds bar in Russia boxing match. This installment of the series offers the least amount of story content as it jumps right into the fighting, sadly. However, it does offer possibly one of the best fight scenes and sound track of the series and seeing a robot act as Pauly's wife is hilarious. Plus, Talia Shire gives her best performance of the series since "Rocky." Not really one of Stallone's better films but if your looking for a bonefide slug fest of a film, then look no further than "Rocky IV."

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    • Stevennix2001 profile imageAUTHOR

      Steven Escareno 

      7 years ago

      You know, I sometimes wonder myself Mandy. However, the problem is that Hollywood is starting to repeat a lot of old ideas, and audiences today just seem to accept it. However, what can you do I guess? Anyways, thanks for stopping by Mandy. :)

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      Mandy 

      7 years ago

      It's so sad people would rather vote for trash that is on TV today!!! What happened to a decent movie. That has some lessons we could all learn from today!!

    • Stevennix2001 profile imageAUTHOR

      Steven Escareno 

      7 years ago

      Well the ratings on hubs for this site is determined by the amount of traffic combined with the rating users like yourself vote up or down on it. It varies from hub to hub if you look at it. Of course, there are other factors that come into play, but that's just the gist of how things work on this site. anyways, i appreciate you stopping by. :)

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      Rocky Balboa 

      8 years ago

      This is a decent article, why is the rating so low? I love the video by the way, Rocky 4 was a great film

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