All Rocky and Creed Movies Ranked by Tomatometer
In 1976, on the country’s 200th anniversary, America got the great underdog film of its era: Rocky. Rocky Balboa’s story comes from the streets, a place where a young fighter could emerge from working-class Philadelphia chasing a dream of winning in the ring and falling in love, paralleling the story of writer/actor Sylvester Stallone. . Stallone directed the next three films in the series, including Communism-Defeated Rocky IVwhile original Rocky John G. Avildsen partially returned V.
Not one to waste a good redemption arc, Stallone revived the character 16 years later in 2006 Rocky Balboa, giving it the respectable end its creation deserved. Stallone was able to keep his cool until a young first-time director named Ryan Coogler came knocking, script in hand for the son of his Rocky rival, Apollo Creed. Inspired by Coogler’s vision and passion and the chance to bet it all on Rocky once again, Stallone came on board to train the next generation’s underdog hero, Michael B. Jordan. The two Creed The films are among the highest rated in the franchise, with a third entry, the director’s chair occupied by Jordan himself. Until then, we’re ranking everyone Rocky and Creed Tomatometer movies! — Alex Vo
Custom Score: 106809%
Reviewer Consensus: Creed brings it Rocky Franchise off the mat for a surprisingly effective seventh rounder that expands the boxer’s saga in interesting new directions while staying true to the classic roots of its predecessors.
Custom Score: 97458%
Reviewer Consensus: This story of a successful boxer is completely predictable, but the script and the amazing performance of Sylvester Stallone in the title role put the complaints aside.
Custom Score: 98163%
Reviewer Consensus: Creed IISticking to the franchise formula adds up to a sequel with few true surprises, but the generation’s time-tested themes still pack a solid punch.
Custom Score: 83366%
Reviewer Consensus: Unbelievable but fun and touching, Rocky Balboa finds the champion in competitive form for the first time in years.
Custom Score: 63417%
Reviewer Consensus: There is no consensus yet.
Custom Score: 73985%
Reviewer Consensus: Rocky II is a movie that dares you to stand out again for the ultimate underdog — and it succeeds because of an infectiously powerful climax.
Custom Score: 69756%
Reviewer Consensus: It is noticeably subject to the law of diminishing returns, but Rocky III still has enough intense spectacle to stand in the ring with the franchise’s best entries.
Custom Score: 39070%
Reviewer Consensus: Rocky IV inflates the action to absurd heights, but ultimately rings hollow thanks to a story that hits the same basic beats as the first three entries in the franchise.
Custom Score: 32990%
Reviewer Consensus: Rocky VThe original’s attempts to recapture the working-class genuineness are as patently fake as any of the glaringly obvious plot developments in a misguided installment that sent the franchise into a long-term limbo.