Rocky is a 1976 that tells the rags-to-riches American
Dream story of Rocky Balboa, an uneducated but good-hearted
debt collector for a loan shark in Philadelphia. Balboa is
also a club fighter who gets a shot at the world heavyweight
championship when the scheduled contender breaks his hand.
What do you know about the movie Rocky?
Make a knock out with this Alan's FUN Movie Trivia quiz.
1. In November, 1975, Rocky Balboa is introduced as a
small-time boxer and collector for Gazzo, a loan shark. Who
played Tony Gazzo?
- Joe Spinell
- George Memmoli
- Al Silvani
2. Writer Sylvester Stallone was inspired to write the
screenplay for the film after seeing the Chuck Wepner-Muhammad
Ali fight on March 24, 1975 at the Richfield Coliseum outside
of Cleveland in Richfield, Ohio. Thirty-six year old Wepner
was considered a moderate talent, but no one thought he had a
hope against Ali. Indeed, no one expected Wepner to last more
than three rounds. Eventually, with 19 seconds left in the
fifteenth and final round, Ali scored a TKO.
3. Who directed Rocky?
- Bill Jones
- Bob Arnoff
- John G. Avildsen
4. What is NOT a name of Rocky's turtles?
5. Who was Apollo Creed based on?
- Joe Frazier
- Muhammad Ali
- Ken Norton
6. Talia Shire plays Adrian Pennino: Rocky's love interest.
Adrian is a quiet pet store clerk She falls in love with Rocky
and supports him through his training. Where does she work?
- Skating Rink
- Pet Shop
- Bank teller
7. Burgess Meredith plays Rocky's manager and trainer, a
former bantamweight fighter from the 1920s and the owner of
the local boxing gym. What is the character's name?
- Mickey Gilley
- Mickey Goldmill
- Mickey Burgess
8. Paulie Pennino is Adrian's brother. He is a meat-packing
plant worker by trade. Paulie permits Rocky to train in the
freezer. Who played Paulie?
- Larry Carroll
- Burt Young
- George O'Hanlon
9. Rocky was shot relatively fast in 28 days, was a
sleeper hit; it made over US$117.2 million, and won three
Oscars, including Best Picture. How much was the film made
- $1.1 million
- $2.1 million
- $3.1 million
10. The two scenes where Rocky runs up the museum stairs
(the first where he can't do it and the second during the
"Gonna Fly Now" training sequence where he runs up
them triumphantly) were filmed two hours apart. The first
before the sun rose, the second afterwards.