Sylvester Stallone Doesn’t Consider The Rocky Movies Sports Films

The American Film Institute (AFI) named “Rocky” the second best sports movie of all time, second only to another classic boxing drama, Martin Scorsese’s “Raging Bull.” For its Top 10 list, the AFI defined “sports” as “a genre of films with protagonists who play athletics or other games of competition.””Rocky” fits that definition, but screenwriter and star Sylvester Stallone still wouldn’t call it a sports movie.

Stallone recently posted a video to his official Instagram account about the making of “Rocky 4,” the one where Rocky squares off against the Soviet fighter, Ivan Drago (Dolph Lungdren).

The video begins with Stallone saying, “To this day, I just…The post Sylvester Stallone Doesn’t Consider the Rocky Movies Sports Films appeared first on /Film.

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