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After a lengthy absence from the ring, Sylvester Stallone steps back into the character of Rocky Balboa, as an actor, scriptwriter and director. This time the aging boxer attempts to take a swing at midlife challenges, a stand for self-respect and a knockout blow to self-pity. This is no small feat --but the comeback match and the movie champions them all.
Why Is Rocky Balboa Rated PG?
Rocky Balboa is rated PG
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Life doesn’t end after 50, but some things get harder. After deciding to re-enter the ring, Rocky takes on all kinds of tough physical challenges. Mean-spirited broadcasters and a group of young adults mock and jeer the former boxer. Secondary characters are shown drinking and smoking. Depictions of bloody sports injuries and some infrequent profanities are included.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Rocky Balboa becomes a home entertainment contender with this DVD release, which offers an audio commentary with Sylvester Stallone, deleted scenes (including an alternate ending), and boxing bloopers. You can also get a ringside look at the production with the featurettes, Skill vs. Will (the Making of Rocky Balboa), Reality in the Ring (filming Rockys final fight) and Virtual Champion (creating the computer fight).
Home Video Notes: Rocky: The Undisputed Edition
Release Date: 3 November 2009
The complete Rocky anthology is now available on Blu-ray. Along with the six movies in the series, the 7-disc box set includes bonus materials. Click here for a closer look at the product details for Rocky: The Undisputed Edition