Starring Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad, Tony Bellew, Wood Harris

As the film’s protagonist attempts to walk in the shoes of his legendary father, Apollo Creed, so does this boxing picture walk in the gigantic footsteps of the originator, Rocky. Starring Michael B. Jordan as the illegitimate son of Carl Weathers’ character from the franchise, this film delivers great drama using sports as a metaphor for life. Sylvester Stallone has played Rocky Balboa now seven times, but he has never been better than he is here.

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