The Making of ‘Rocky vs. Drago’ is a documentary filmed by Stallone’s close friend John Herzfeld as he creates his brand new director’s cut of Rocky IV.
Rocky IV is a 1985 American sports drama film written, directed by and starring Sylvester Stallone. It is the sequel to Rocky III (1982) and is the fourth installment in the Rocky franchise. It also stars Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Tony Burton, Brigitte Nielsen, and Dolph Lundgren. In the film, Rocky Balboa (Stallone) fights Ivan Drago (Lundgren), a Soviet boxer responsible for causing a personal tragedy. Rocky IV was Dolph Lundgren’s first American film debut, and Stallone’s last directorial effort until 2006.
The new cut received better reviews from critics, mainly praising the fights (new choreography and sound), more dramatic tone and character development. On Rotten Tomatoes, the recut version, entitled Rocky IV: Rocky vs. Drago, holds an approval rating of 80% based on 15 reviews, with an average rating of 7.0/10.
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