LATEST PAPER
56° Good Morning
56° Good Morning
Entertainment

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.

"Rocky IV"

Plot: Rocky gets in the ring to fight
Photo Credit: MGM

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.”

"Cop Land"

Plot: Dirty cops and criminals collide in New
Photo Credit: Miramax Lionsgate

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!!!!”

"Rambo: First Blood Part II"

Plot: John Rambo’s is out of prison and
Photo Credit: Live/Artisan

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!”

"Judge Dredd"

Plot: In the future, Judge Dredd is wrongly
Photo Credit: Buena Vista Home Entertainment

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]

"The Expendables"

Plot: A rag-tag group of skilled, but uncouth
Photo Credit: Lionsgate

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!

Comments

We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.

Entertainment photos & videos