“It’s such a classic line, but we couldn’t have Drago say , ‘I must break you. Again,’ ” says Caple. After trying many variations, it landed with Drago telling Rocky: “My son will break your boy.” Drago also shoves Viktor’s mouthguard into his jaws to push him during the Adonis fight, saying , “You must break him.”
Ludmilla Vobet Drago
“I must break you.” Captain Ivan Drago ( Russian : Иван Драго, born November 3rd, 1961) was the main antagonist in Rocky IV and Creed II, and flashback antagonist in Rocky V. He is a former Russian professional boxer, Olympian and a Infantry Captain for the Soviet Army.
Dolph Lundgren speaks six languages No, Russian isn’t one of them. Lundgren speaks English and his native Swedish fluently, as well as a good amount of German. He can also speak a little bit of Spanish, French, and Japanese – at least enough to order drinks and say thank you.
“ Creed III ” will mark the ninth installment in the “Rocky” franchise, dating back to the original starring Sylvester Stallone that won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1977. “ Creed III ” also marks Jordan’s feature directorial debut. He previously executive-produced “ Creed II.”
Subject: Re: Yo, Adrian ! Why did they kill off Talia Shire’s character for Rocky Balboa? To ensure that fans did not think she had been written out of the film because of a dispute with Stallone or because she refused to be in it, Shire made a public statement supporting Stallone’s decision to kill off the character.
When tested for brain damage in Rocky V, Rocky was suffering the effects of a severe concussion as a result of the Drago fight, but he never sought a second or more informed opinion because he intended to retire anyway.
Like many fans of Sylvester Stallone’s Oscar-nominated role as Rocky Balboa in 1976’s Rocky , actor Liev Schreiber wasn’t aware of a key film fact. The unknown boxer character who gets the chance of a lifetime to fight the world’s heavyweight champion was inspired by an actual fighter named Chuck Wepner.
Drago makes it out of jail and is cleared of all charges. He is reunited with his wife and is brought back to health before resuming his boxing training. Drago leaves Russia and is set to fight Dixon in the same venue, where he killed Apollo Creed 30 years earlier.
Immediately preceding the final round , Rocky and Drago meet in the center of the ring where the two men touch gloves as Drago says to Rocky , “To the end.” Rocky defeats Drago by KO in the 15th and final round in a dramatic ending.
“I Must Break You.” Man, Drago had some classic one-liners, even though he barely spoke during the movie. At the beginning of their classic bout to end the film, this is what Drago tells Rocky . Drago seems a bit remorseful that he must hurt another legend, but he has the weight of his home country on his shoulders.
Duke, Apollo’s trainer now training Rocky , says , “â€œTake it to him.” This seems like bad advice to go right at the giant killing machine, but it actually proves prescient.
Starring in blockbuster movies alongside Sylvester Stallone and Jean-Claude Van Damme, action film star Dolph Lundgren is a genius with an IQ of 160 . He’s got a Chemical Engineering degree from the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and a full scholarship to MIT.
Stallone and Lundgren are good friends in real life, and have been for many years. “There’s an idea we’ve come up with called ‘The International,’” he explained. There’s a lot of action in it but it also really feeds into who Dolph is, because he is international.