Rocky

Rocky quotes

51 total quotes (ID: 729)

Apollo Creed
Mickey Goldmill
Multiple Characters
Paulie
Rocky Balboa


[to his pet turtles] If you guys could sing or dance, I wouldn't be doin' this, you know?


[to Paulie] If you can make money off my name, make it, OK?

[to Rocky about Gazzo] Tell him I'm a good man and nothin' bothers me. I'd make a great collector. Bustin' bones don't bother me.

[to Rocky, after round 1 with Apollo] Go for the ribs, don't let that bastard breathe!

[to Rocky] Forget her...You could do better than her...She's a friggin' loser...Sometimes she gets me so crazy, I could split her head with a razor...Adrian ain't sharp. Adrian is a loser...She's pushin' thirty-friggin' years old and if she don't watch out, she's gonna end up dyin' alone...The girl's dryin' up...If she don't start livin', her body's gonna dry up.

[upon seeing Apollo Creed] He looks like a big flag.

Cut me Mick!

Down! Down! Stay Down!

I just want to say hi to my girlfriend, OK? Yo, Adrian! It's me, Rocky. Note: bolded portion is ranked #80 in the American Film Institute's list of the top 100 movie quotations in American cinema.

Lockers are bad anyway after a while, people get the combination. I must have had twenty bucks taken out of there in the past six years, ya know. Don't sound like much, but it adds up, ya know. Doesn't matter, who cares?

Stay in school and use your brain. Be a doctor, be a lawyer, carry a leather briefcase. Forget about sports as a profession. Sports make ya grunt and smell. See, be a thinker, not a stinker.

This is gonna be the greatest sporting event in the country's history - a gala occurrence with me beatin' Green like he committed a crime. The Heavyweight Championship of the World is gonna be held in the only place it can be held, Philadelphia, the nation's cradle on January 1st - the first major event of our two-hundred year history.

This is what I'm looking for. 'The Italian Stallion.'...Look, it's the name, man. 'The Italian Stallion.' The media'll eat it up. Now who discovered America? An Italian, right? What would be better than to get it on with one of his descendants...Southpaw, nuthin'. I'll drop him in three. APOLLO CREED MEETS THE ITALIAN STALLION. Sounds like a damn monster movie.

Well, ya see, sir I understand you're lookin' for sparrin' partners for Apollo, and I jus' want ta let ya know that I am very available.

Who am I kiddin'? I ain't even in the guy's league...It don't matter, 'cause I was nobody before...I was nobody. That don't matter either, ya know...It really don't matter if I lose this fight. It really don't matter if this guy opens my head, either. 'Cause all I wanna do is go the distance. Nobody's ever gone the distance with Creed. And if I can go that distance, ya see, and that bell rings, ya know, and I'm still standin', I'm gonna know for the first time in my life, ya see, that I weren't just another bum from the neighborhood.