The grandson of a petroleum company president is kidnapped in Rome. The kidnappers want $10 million dollars in ransom money. The boy's grandfather wants his grandson back but doesn't want to pay, so he hires detectives to go after the boy. Three local detectives have a go at it, and fail with comedic humiliation. While lamenting their frustrations at a Chinese restaurant, they notice two young waiters playfully exchanging martial arts moves and instantly enlist the eldest to get the boy back before the kidnappers cut off his ear.
Carrie may be ostracized, but the shy teen has the ability to move objects with her mind. So when the high school "in crowd" torments her with a sick joke at the prom, she lashes out with devastating -- and deadly -- power.
When world heavyweight boxing champ Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers pick palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark.