Vinyl LP pressing. Repressing of the soundtrack from the 1976 American sports drama film, Rocky, directed by John G. Avildsen and both written by and starring Sylvester Stallone. The soundtrack was composed by Bill Conti, the main theme song, "Gonna Fly Now", made it to #1 on the Billboard magazine's Hot 100 list. The film, made on a budget of just over $1 million and shot in 28 days, was a sleeper hit; it earned $225 million in global box office receipts becoming the highest grossing film of 1976 and went on to win three Oscars, including Best Picture. The film received many positive reviews and turned Stallone into a major star. It spawned five sequels: Rocky II, III, IV, V and Rocky Balboa, all written by and starring Stallone, who also directed all sequels except for Rocky V (which was directed again by Avildsen).