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After 'Rocky,' more Stallone films that could hit Broadway
With Sylvester Stallone's "Rocky" musical opening on Broadway Friday, amNewYork took a look at some other Stallone films we think could be translated to the stage.
Plot: Rocky gets in the ring to fight Drago to avenge Apollo Creed’s death while simultaneously leading the U.S. to a victory in the Cold War.
Sample Lyric: Drago: “I want to take you to a dance hall and shake you/but since we are in this ring, I must break you, yes break you.” (Credit: MGM)
Plot: Dirty cops and criminals collide in New Jersey
Sample lyric: Lt. Moe Tilden: “You blew it, like an autumn storm through the trees, you blew it!/Did you do it? No, YOU BLEEEW IT!!!!” (Credit: Miramax Lionsgate)
"Rambo: First Blood Part II"
Plot: John Rambo’s is out of prison and back in Vietnam - but this time with a song in his heart!
Sample lyric: Rambo: “Murdock...Hold on, I’m comin’, Hold I’m coming… to get YOU!” (Credit: Live/Artisan)
Plot: In the future, Judge Dredd is wrongly committed of a crime; Chaos and wild, dancin’ fun ensues!
Sample lyric: Dredd: [untillegible, mumbling, garbled screaming, more mumbling]... I AM THE LAW… [more mumbling, grunting] (Credit: Buena Vista Home Entertainment)
Plot: A rag-tag group of skilled, but uncouth mercenaries dance-fight a dictator in a SouthAmerican country.
Sample Lyric: Barney Ross: Lee Christmas and Yin Yang and big Gunner Jensen/Hale Caesar and Toll Road, get on the offensive/Shoot at the dictator with big giant guns/throw knives andshoot cannons, today will be fun! (Credit: Lionsgate)