Director of Oscar-winning 'Rocky' John G. Avildsen dies at 81

John G. Avildsen, who directed "Rocky'' and "The Karate Kid'' -- two dark-horse, underdog favorites that went on to become Hollywood franchises -- died Friday (June 16) at age 81. In this clip from 2014 he remembers the year that 'Rocky' came out in theaters and its success.
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