Nominated* for two Oscars® and hailed by Sports Illustrated and ESPN as one of the best sports movies of all time, this triumphant tale of a high school basketball team's long-shot attempt to win the state championship is filled with edge-of-your-seat suspense and breathless excitement! Featuring "fast-break cinematography that catches the pace of the game.
Nominated* for 10 Academy Awards® and winner for Best Picture, it's the film that inspired a nation! Audiences and critics alike cheered this American success story of an "everyman" triumphing over all odds. Featuring a dynamic musical score, a thrilling fight sequence and four Oscar® - nominated* performances, this rousing crowd-pleaser will send spirits soaring. Fighting for love, glory and self-respect, Rocky® scores an exultant knockout! Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) is a Philadelphia club fighter who seems to be going nowhere. But whena stroke of fate puts him in the ring with a world heavyweight champion, Rocky knows that it's his one shot at the big time - a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to go the distance and come out a winner!
You'll dodge, duck, dip, dive. . . and laugh out loud watching Vince Vaughn and Ben Stiller settle their differences in a winner-take-all dodgeball competition. Under the painful tutelage of legendary ADAA champ, Patches O'Houlihan (Rip Torn), Peter LaFleur (Vaughn) and his Average Joes take on the Purple Cobras, led by egomaniacal fitness guru, White Goodman (Stiller). It's an over-the-top underdog tale filled with hilarious sight gags and balls-out fun!
Editor's NoteWhether the name of the game is inspiration or absurdity, this sporting triple feature hits the spot, presenting three classic underdog movies in crystal-clear new light. Included in this set are Gene Hackman?s quintessential coach performance in HOOSIERS; Sylvester Stallone?s restrained and triumphant character study ROCKY; and the drop-dead hilarious DODGEBALL, starring Vince Vaughn and Ben Stiller. See individual titles for complete details.
|David Anspaugh - Director|
|Rawson Marshall Thurber - Director|
|John G. Avildsen - Director|