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Brief Synopsis

True story of boxer Rocky Graziano's rise from juvenile delinquent to world champ.

Cast & Crew

Robert Wise Director
Sal Mineo Romolo
Everett Sloane Irving Cohen
Eileen Heckart Ma [Ida] Barbella
Harold J. Stone Nick Barbella
Pier Angeli Norma [Graziano]
Paul Newman Rocky [Graziano, also known as Rocky Barbella]
Sammy White Whitey Bimstein
Robert Lieb Questioner
Theodore Newton Commissioner Eddie Eagan
Robert Loggia Frankie Peppo
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in San Francisco: 3 Jul 1956; New York opening: 5 Jul 1956
Release Date:  1956 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  112-114 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  10,185    
Duration(reels):  11    

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  • Rocky

    allan 2015-10-10

    I watched this movie for the first time and I liked it. It reminded me of a movie I saw in 76' called 'Rocky'. Only this one was better. MORE>

  • somebody up there likes me

    kevin sellers 2015-10-08

    As sentimental as Wise's other, better boxing film, "The Set Up," is realistic. I prefer realism. Give it a C. P.S. By the way, just to... MORE>

  • Somebody up There likes Me

    Goetan 2014-08-20

    An excellent biopic of hood-turned-boxer Rocky Graziano. Newman's breakthrough role of Graziano is magnetic, even if his accent borders on stereotype,... MORE>