This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
jump to last post 1-9 of 9 discussions (10 posts)

Do you think Rocky IV is the greatest boxing movie ever?

  1. Alphadogg16 profile image91
    Alphadogg16posted 5 years ago

    Do you think Rocky IV is the greatest boxing movie ever?

    With the exception of the last couple, the Rocky movies were all pretty good to an extent, but Rocky IV, with Dolph Lundgren as the huge Russian fighter is my favorite by far.....I think it could be the greatest boxing movie off all time.

    https://usercontent2.hubstatic.com/7973247_f260.jpg

  2. lovebuglena profile image87
    lovebuglenaposted 5 years ago

    I think this must be the best Rocky movie ever. I love it!

  3. MickS profile image70
    MickSposted 5 years ago

    If you think this is the best, then the others, if any, must be really bad

  4. Vlorsutes profile image85
    Vlorsutesposted 5 years ago

    I always found Rocky III to be the best. You have Rocky, who has become complacent due to his time as champion, facing a new opponent far stronger and more aggressive than anything. His loss at the hands of Clubber is compounded by the death of his trainer and friend, Mickey, and it takes his old rival Apollo to help bring him back from it to reclaim victory.

    The third movie seems to wrap up the storyline of the first two really well, and the other ones just kind of feel tacked on rather than being an actual intended part of the film series. You have the rising towards the top to challenge the best in the first one, reaching the top in the second, then falling only to rise again.

  5. nanderson500 profile image87
    nanderson500posted 5 years ago

    "Rocky IV" is entertaining, but I've always preferred the original "Rocky" and "Rocky III". The fourth one is just so ridiculous and over the top. It also seems very dated now. Still a very fun movie though, despite its flaws. But artistically I think "Raging Bull" or the original "Rocky" would be the greatest boxing movie of all time.

  6. cryptid profile image97
    cryptidposted 5 years ago

    I think the first Rocky is the best.  It's a lot grittier, and although its dramatic it has more  of a realistic vibe to it.  The underdog who rises up from nowhere and goes bell to bell with the champ and perseveres out of pure heart and guts is, I think, a much more powerful plot than the others where Rocky seems to have almost superhuman powers . . . more like a professional wrestler. I think the original Rocky is one of the greatest movies of all time.   

    However, being a teenager in the '80s, Rocky IV was definitely a source of inspiration when it came to training for sports and lifting weights.  Who among us didn't climb to the top of the nearest mountain and shout "Drago!" at the top of our lungs?

    Okay, maybe that was just me!

    Rocky IV also had a strong message about peace and understanding between the US and the Soviets.  I think its hard for younger people who weren't around back then to realize how much tension there was during the Cold War.

    1. LoisRyan13903 profile image81
      LoisRyan13903posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I also loved the speech at the end

  7. Thief12 profile image90
    Thief12posted 5 years ago

    Rocky IV is the perfect example of in-your-face, American propaganda. It's as subtle as a sledgehammer to your chest with its anti-Soviet, Cold War subtext. But darn, if it isn't entertaining... It's a crowd-pleasing spectacle.

    Artistically, I prefer the original and, ironically, the last one. But I think I've seen Rocky IV the most out of all.

  8. LoisRyan13903 profile image81
    LoisRyan13903posted 5 years ago

    For me it is a toss up between III and IV  I liked both of them  I and II were on the boring side and was disappointed with V  still need to watch Rocky Balboa

  9. Andy Webb profile image81
    Andy Webbposted 5 years ago

    "Rocky IV" is for me the most entertaining in the series but I think the first and the final movie are more complete movies. As for best boxing movie of all time it is hard because "The Fighter" is good but then you have "Raging Bull" which is a very different sort of boxing movie.

 
working