fictional characters The Best Sylvester Stallone Characters  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Sylvester Stallone roles, which don't have to be from his best movies.

Sylvester Stallone characters list, ranked from best to worst along with movie clips when available. These roles are ordered by the number of votes they receive, so only the greatest roles played by Sylvester Stallone are at the top of the list. The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different items, including John Rambo and Rocky Balboa. The ability to play any kind of role is what makes an actor or actress great, and the diversity of the characters listed below is a testament to that. This list includes both movie and TV performances, so you don't have to choose between one or the other.

If you're asking yourself, "Who is the best Sylvester Stallone character?" or "What are the top Sylvester Stallone performances of all time?" then this list will help you out.

Do you think the best Sylvester Stallone performance isn't as high as it should be? Then vote it up so that it can be number one. You can also make your own version of this greatest Sylvester Stallone roles list by re-ranking it and putting it in your own order.
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Rocky Balboa Rocky IV, Rocky Balboa, Rocky III

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John Rambo Rambo III, Rambo, Rambo II

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Gabe Walker Cliffhanger

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John Spartan Demolition Man

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Barney Ross The Expendables 3, The Expendables 2, The Expendables

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Lincoln Hawk Over the Top

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Lt. Raymond Tango Tango & Cash

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Frank Leone Lock Up

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Kit Latura Daylight

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Freddy Heflin Cop Land

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Judge Dredd Judge Dredd

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Deke DaSilva Nighthawks

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Ray Quick The Specialist

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Ray Breslin Escape Plan

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Robert Rath Assassins

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Machine Gun Joe Viterbo Death Race, Death Race 2000

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Joe Tanto Driven

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Stanley Rosiello The Lords of Flatbush

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Cosmo Carboni Paradise Alley

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Jimmy Bobo Bullet to the Head

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Sgt. Joe Bomowski Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot

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Weaver Antz

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Henry 'Razor' Sharp Grudge Match

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Jack Carter Get Carter

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Joe the Lion Zookeeper

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Frank Nitti Capone

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Captain Robert Hatch Escape to Victory

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Frankie Delano Avenging Angelo

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Johnny Kovak F.I.S.T

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Jerry Savage No Place to Hide

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Mafioso Cannonball

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Jake Malloy D-Tox

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Jonnie Farewell^! My Lovely

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Toymaker Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over

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Stud The Party at Kitty and Stud's

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Nick Martinelli Rhinestone

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Gerald Reach Me