Rocky Film (1976) Film Locations

rocky 1976 film locations

Rocky is an American sports drama film directed by John G. Avildsen and written by Sylvester Stallone. It tells the story of Rocky Balboa, an uneducated but good-hearted working class man who lives in a poor Philadelphia neighborhood.

Rocky is a small-time boxer who gets a chance to fight for the heavyweight championship of the world when the reigning champion, Apollo Creed, selects him as an opponent. The film follows Rocky as he trains for the fight and tries to win the respect of his girlfriend, Adrian. Along the way, Rocky must confront his own self-doubt and prove to himself and the world that he is capable of achieving greatness.

Thanks to its authenticity storyline the film was a critical and commercial success, spawning several sequels over many decades.


1818 East Tusculum Street, Kensington, North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (Rocky’s Home) (Built in 1920)

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 39.989964, -75.124062

2152 North Front Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA (Adrian’s Pet Shop – demolished in 2017)

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 39.982960, -75.132656



2801-2843 Ormes St, Philadelphia, PA 19134, USA (Lucky Seven Tavern)

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 39.991959, -75.125986

2822-2824 Rosehill St, Philadelphia, Pensylvannia, USA (Paulie & Adrian’s home) (Built in 1935)

Google Maps Co-ordinates:  39.992356, -75.125169


322-398 E Gurney St, Philadelphia, PA 19134, USA

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 39.990574, -75.125888

Philadelphia Museum of Art – 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (Rocky Steps) (“The Museum began as a legacy of the great Centennial Exhibition of 1876” – More Info)

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 39.965562, -75.180928



S. 9th Street & Washington Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (Running scene through market)

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 39.936404, -75.158469



Ice Capades Chalet – 500 Broadway, Santa Monica, California, USA (Ice Rink that is now closed) (Picture Not Available)

2147 North Front Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States (Micky’s Gym)

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 39.982828, -75.132491

1124 Jackson Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (Little Marie’s House)

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 39.922401, -75.165521



1146 East Snyder Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, United States (Atomic Hoagie Shop)

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 39.923771, -75.165923



Wells Fargo Center, South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA (Final Fight)

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 39.901153, -75.173039

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Official Trailer

Release: 21/11/1976

Director: John G. Avildsen

Run Time: 117m

Age Viewing: 12

Gross: $117,235,147

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