Forget the dramatic bouts against Apollo Creed, Ivan Drago and Clubber Lang, the best thing about the Rocky movies have always been the montages.
Sylvester Stallone’s Italian Stallion underdog has notched up seven movie appearances – each of them with a montage more epic and ridiculous than the last.
Boxing Unlimited has put together a 15-minute supercut bringing together all of Rocky’s greatest montages. It’s the perfect place to revisit Stallone punching frozen meat, chasing chickens and uncomfortably frolicking along the beach with Carl Weathers.
How popular are Rocky montages? So much so that South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker created a song, titled Montage (obviously), in celebration for their animated show.
They even used it again for Team America: World Police. As the song goes: “In any sport, if you want to go / From just a beginner to a pro / You’ll need a montage / A simple little montage.”
Truer words have never been
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