In this blockbuster sequel that brought audiences to their feet and left them cheering, Rocky, after being defeated in his fight with Apollo Creed, decides to live a peaceful life with his wife Adrian. Unfortunately, he soon runs out of money and is forced to accept Creed's offer for a rematch.
Stallone's new menace in the ring is a 261-pound Russian fighting machine (Dolph Lundgren), and now, Rocky must defend his title and America's honor. Talia Shire, Burt Young and Brigitte Nielsen co-star.
The one-time champ, Rocky Balboa, has hit rock bottom and winds up in his old Philadelphia neighborhood...broke and ostracized. He trains a young boxer--Tommy Gunn--who turns ingrate. In spite of brain damage from his last fight with super-Soviet Ivan Drago, Rocky is willing to risk everything on another bout.
Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) has now been retired for some time, but hard-up for money, he decides to step back into the ring against a few small-time boxers. Everything changes, though, when Rocky is offered the opportunity to step in with the reigning Heavyweight Champion, Mason "The Line" Dixon. Does Rocky still have what it takes to make another Championship comeback?