Rocky Balboa and Adonis Creed are totally people with quite a bit in common. The feeling of proving themselves in the face of overwhelming odds against them is an emotion that ties them together. An opponent that offers them a chance to prove even those closest to them wrong? Well, now we’re talking a worthy sequel to Creed!
The synopsis of the movie reads as follows:
Life has become a balancing act for Adonis Creed. Between personal obligations and training for his next big fight, he is up against the challenge of his life. Facing an opponent with ties to his family’s past only intensifies his impending battle in the ring. Rocky Balboa is there by his side through it all and, together, Rocky and Adonis will confront their shared legacy, question what’s worth fighting for, and discover that nothing’s more important than family. Creed II is about going back to basics to rediscover what made you a champion in the first place, and remembering that, no matter where you go, you can’t escape your history.