Paradise Alley

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Paradise Alley ★★ 1978 (PG)

Rocky tires of boxing, decides to join the WWF. Three brothers brave the world of professional wrestling in an effort to strike it rich and move out of the seedy Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of New York, circa 1946. Stallone wrote, stars in, and makes his directorial debut in addition to singing the title song. He makes a few good moves as director, but is ultimately pinned to the canvas. 109m/C VHS, DVD . Sylvester Stallone, Anne Archer, Armand Assante, Lee Canalito, Kevin Conway; D: Sylvester Stallone; W: Sylvester Stallone; M: Bill Conti.