An NC rated motion picture is one that, in the view of the Rating Board, most parents would consider patently too adult for their children 17 and under. There's implied sex between several characters, including two of the men. It ain't over 'til it's over, but some film series never seem to be over. Two boxers argue at a press conference, lunge toward each other and are separated no punches are thrown. A woman talks about having progressive hearing loss and that she will eventually be deaf. An R-rated motion picture may include adult themes, adult activity, hard language, intense or persistent violence, sexually-oriented nudity, drug abuse or other elements, so that parents are counseled to take this rating very seriously. So, he decides that he has to try and comes out of retirement, challenging the champ to a match. Jordan of Apollo Creed, the late world heavyweight champion, enlists the help of Rocky Balboa Sylvester Stallone , his father's biggest rival, to train him to fight and make his own name in boxing. Our ratings and reviews are based on the theatrically-released versions of films; on video there are often Unrated, Special, Director's Cut or Extended versions, usually accurately labelled but sometimes mislabeled released that contain additional content, which we did not review. But something nags at him when sports commentators begin to suggest that if he were to box the current heavyweight champ, Rocky might actually win. It is a blast to see Sarandon in this early role, however, and it would be interesting to know what she thinks of having been in this film. No nudity, sex scenes or drug use are present in the motion picture. We see a pornographic magazine in a man's room and the cover shows a woman wearing a skimpy bikini that reveals cleavage and bare abdomen. More than one such expletive requires an R rating, as must even one of those words used in a sexual context. A boxer trains by shadow boxing and boxing with his reflection in a mirror in a few scenes. The musical numbers, while not of Broadway caliber, are catchy and cute and the characterizations, especially by Curry, are outrageous.