ESPN Films 30 for 30: The Real Rocky DVD
Get to know the man behind Sylvester Stallone's "Rocky" with the ESPN® 30 for 30: The Real Rocky DVD. This film tells the story of Chuck Wepner, former New Jersey State Heavyweight Boxing Champion, and how his career took a strange turn as he fought to stay in the spotlight. Fighting Andre the Giant and a 900-pound bear twice, Wepner proved he wasn't afraid of the unusual. Learn more about a legend in this film from the 30 for 30 series.
- ESPN Films® 30 for 30: The Real Rocky DVD
- Directors: Jeff Feuerzieg
- Starring: Chuck Wepner, Sylvester Stallone, and Jerry Izenberg
- Plot: Documents how Chuck Wepner went from being a liquor salesman in Bayonne, New Jersey, to a Heavyweight Boxing Champion. Tells the true story of the man who served as the inspiration for Sylvester Stallone's movie "Rocky."
- Run time: 51 minutes
- Rating: Not Rated
- ESPN Films
Country of Origin: United StatesWeb ID: 24781246