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Creed II (2018)

PG-13 | | Drama, Sport | 21 November 2018 (USA)
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Under the tutelage of Rocky Balboa, heavyweight contender Adonis Creed faces off against Viktor Drago, son of Ivan Drago.

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Steven Caple Jr.

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Cheo Hodari Coker (story by), Ryan Coogler (characters) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael B. Jordan ... Adonis Johnson
Sylvester Stallone ... Rocky Balboa
Tessa Thompson ... Bianca
Phylicia Rashad ... Mary Anne Creed
Dolph Lundgren ... Ivan Drago
Florian Munteanu ... Viktor Drago (as Florian 'Big Nasty' Munteanu)
Russell Hornsby ... Buddy Marcelle
Wood Harris ... Tony 'Little Duke' Burton
Milo Ventimiglia ... Robert Balboa
Robbie Johns ... Logan Balboa
Andre Ward ... Danny 'Stuntman' Wheeler
Brigitte Nielsen ... Ludmilla Drago
Patrice Harris ... Padman (as Patrice 'Boogey' Harris)
Jacob 'Stitch' Duran ... Stitch
Ana Gerena ... Adrian's Waitress
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Storyline

Years after Adonis Creed made a name for himself under Rocky Balboa's mentorship, the young boxer becomes the Heavyweight Champion of the World. While life is good with that victory and his marriage to Bianca, trouble comes to Philadelphia when Ivan Drago, the Russian boxer who killed Adonis' father, Apollo, arrives with his son, Viktor, to challenge Adonis. Against Rocky's advice, Adonis accepts the challenge without his mentor's participation and pays the price in a punishing bout he wins only by a technicality. Now injured and demoralized, Adonis cannot bring himself to back into the game, leaving his spirit and title in jeopardy. Together, Adonis' family and Rocky must find a way to rekindle Adonis' fighting spirit to face the future in whatever choice he makes. Meanwhile, the Drago family have its own troubles trying to regain the respect in their homeland that they lost at Rocky's hands as they wonder whether is it truly worth it. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Genres:

Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sports action violence, language, and a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

21 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Creed II See more »

Filming Locations:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$35,574,710, 25 November 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$115,628,970, 14 February 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$175,431,419, 20 January 2019
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

First in the Rocky series where there are no significant personal tragedy to Rocky since Rocky II: Rocky III (Mickey's death); Rocky IV (Apollo's death); Rocky V (loss of Rocky's richness); Rocky Balboa (Adrienne's death); and Creed (Paulie's death). See more »

Goofs

During Adonis' first fight against Viktor Drago, one of the sportscasters calls Viktor "Ivan Drago". See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Adonis Johnson: It may not seem like it now, but... this is more than just a fight.
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ICON
Written by Jaden Smith (as Jaden Syre Smith), Omarr Rambert, Melvin Lewis, Cab Calloway, Jack Palmer & Buster Harding
Performed by Jaden Smith
Courtesy of Roc Nation
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Contains a sample of "Hi De Ho Man"
Performed By Cab Calloway
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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Dissapointment!
5 December 2018 | by rishabhsinha2611See all my reviews

Some poeple really liked it. But i guess i was expecting way too much from the film. The trailer was brilliant. And creed 1 was a much superior film. The film lacked soul. Everything seemed superficial and predicitable. Even the fight in the end was sort of a 10min montage. The Rocky series is known for its background scores, gritty action and is motivating. Creed is just a film without a backbone.


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