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Details On ‘Creed’ Single Take Fight

creed1One of the bigger selling points about Creed and among the reasons it is getting positive reviews is the single take fight in the middle of the movie.  Some might have thought that some ‘digital stitching’ was going on, but it was indeed apparently done the hard way.

Director Ryan Coogler and star Michael B. Jordan have spoken to Buzzfeed about it. They reveal that the scene was done in one shot and deliberately so with Coogler not shooting cutaways. Thirteen takes of the shot were done in total, but the scene had to be stopped whenever the fight choreography was messed up.

This meant only the eleventh and thirteenth take were considered. The eleventh take is the one in the final film and the entire sequence is from that take – no bits of the thirteen or other takes were spliced in. Coogler didn’t have a back-up plan in case the single take didn’t work, only hoping the editors could edit together a version from all the different takes.

So that’s mighty impressive and to be honest refreshing in this day and age.

6 Comments

  1. Mucho Macho

    December 1, 2015 at 11:47 am

    It was a good fight.
    But they are calling “Creed” the best in the series since the first & that is some bullshit.
    Tommy Gunn could beat Adonis’s ass.

  2. Mucho Macho

    December 1, 2015 at 11:47 am

    Epic fight right here
    https://youtu.be/VefZwIhCdqI

  3. Mucho Macho

    December 1, 2015 at 11:52 am

    The first Creed in da houze!
    https://youtu.be/PH9AB16Crjk

  4. Mucho Macho

    December 1, 2015 at 11:54 am

    Rest in peace Tommy Gunn
    https://youtu.be/9mSY2_aC8WQ

  5. Barney Ross

    December 1, 2015 at 10:08 pm

    Fuck Stalloney, that greedy fuck needs to fuck off and retire. Not wasting my money on any of his stupid pg13 shits