Rocky III vs. Rocky IV: Which Sylvester Stallone boxing film is better?

It has long been known that the Oscar winner Rocky is the best in the franchise. The 1976 drama, which happens to be one of the best sports films of all time, rang the opening bell for the successful franchise and propelled its star, Sylvester Stallone, into one of the most prominent figures in Hollywood over the last half century. But while that’s settled, there’s still a debate that lingers: Which is the better of the Rocky movies, Rocky III or Rocky IV?

Well, if you’re looking for a championship fight, go for one of these two Rocky Movies is the best in the sequels league, so sit down, grab some popcorn and prepare for five rounds of hard-hitting action as we break down each movie’s plot, villain, combat and montage (because of course ) and signature song. With burning hearts let us go to the eye of the tiger…

Sylvester Stallone in Rocky III

(Image credit: MGM/United Artists Distribution and Marketing)

The plot

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