As one of the most popular and celebrated movie stars of all time, Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone has achieved remarkable success in Hollywood. Born on July 6th 1946, he is an Academy Award-nominated actor, director, producer and screenwriter who has been active since the late 1970s. Out of many memorable characters, Stallone has brilliantly portrayed Rocky Balboa—a boxer who overcomes all odds to achieve his goals.

This inspiring story was turned into a documentary titled ‘Rocky: The Story Behind the Legend’ which follows Stallone’s life right from the moment he decided to pursue acting as a career. It also features interviews with people close to him including former co-stars Carl Weathers and Talia Shire, as well as several iconic film directors like John G. Avildsen and Irwin Winkler.

The documentary provides great insight into how the famous “Rocky” character was born out of a scrappy young man’s determination to succeed despite long odds and financial hardships. It also sheds light on how Stallone became one of the biggest superstars in Hollywood by leading his own projects and defying conventional standards of success. This makes for an inspiring watch that can help viewers tap into their inner courage when faced with challenges in life.

Therefore, if you want to gain some perspective on how far dedication can take someone in life or just admire Stallone’s talent for taking risks, then watching this documentary is definitely worth your time!