Originally published at https://www.postwrestling.com/2020/11/04/post-movie-review-rocky-iv-1985/
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The three discuss Stallone’s Cold War political messaging throughout the film, Carl Weathers’ final performance as Apollo Creed, the debut of Dolph Lundgren as the immensely-quotable Ivan Drago, as well as the film’s very liberal use of 80’s action film tropes such as the musical montage.
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Synopsis from Google:
Rocky trains his friend Apollo Creed in a match against Drago, an indestructible Russian boxer. But when Apollo is killed in the ring during the match, Rocky vows to avenge his friend’s death.
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