The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies

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List of the best Sylvester Stallone movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Sylvester Stallone has been working in Hollywood since 1970, but he didn't become a star until he wrote and starred in Rocky in 1976. Sylvester Stallone's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world.

The order of these top Sylvester Stallone movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Sylvester Stallone movies will be at the top of the list. Sylvester Stallone has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Sylvester Stallone movie of all time is. If you think the best Sylvester Stallone role from his illustrious filmography isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Sylvester Stallone performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Examples of films on this list: The Expendables, First Blood and more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Sylvester Stallone movies?" and "What are the greatest Sylvester Stallone roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Stallone's action-packed films, you might also like our list of the best Arnold Schwarzenegger movies and best Bruce Willis movies.

Woody Allen and Renny Harlin are among those who have directed Sylvester Stallone at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Movie fans who love Sylvester Stallone have also been known to enjoy films starring Mel Gibson and Pierce Brosnan.

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    Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith

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    First Blood is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, David Caruso

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    Rocky II is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Roberto Durán

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    Sylvester Stallone, James Brown, Mr. T

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    Rambo: First Blood Part II is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Charles Napier, Richard Crenna

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    Rocky III is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Hulk Hogan, Burgess Meredith

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    The Expendables is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis

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    Rambo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Graham McTavish

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    Demolition Man is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sandra Bullock, Sylvester Stallone, Jack Black

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    The Expendables 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis

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    Cliffhanger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Janine Turner

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    Rocky Balboa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Milo Ventimiglia, Talia Shire

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    Tango & Cash is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Teri Hatcher, Kurt Russell

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    Cobra is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Ron Jeremy, Brigitte Nielsen

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    Cop Land is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Debbie Harry

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    Escape Plan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, 50 Cent

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    Lock Up is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Donald Sutherland, Tom Sizemore

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    Over the Top is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Terry Funk, Robert Loggia

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    Judge Dredd is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies

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    Sylvester Stallone, Diane Lane, James Earl Jones

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    The Specialist is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone, James Woods

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    Rambo III is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Omar Sharif, Kurtwood Smith

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    Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson

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    Rocky V is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Dolph Lundren

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    Nighthawks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Billy Dee Williams, Rutger Hauer

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    Assassins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Julianne Moore, Antonio Banderas

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    Daylight is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Viggo Mortensen, Amy Brenneman

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    Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Kim Basinger

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mel Gibson, Sylvester Stallone

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    Bullet to the Head is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Sarah Shahi, Christian Slater

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    Get Carter is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Mickey Rourke, Michael Caine

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    Escape to Victory is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Pelé, Michael Caine

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    Driven is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Burt Reynolds, Estella Warren

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    Oscar is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Marisa Tomei, Tim Curry

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    Antz is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Jennifer Lopez, Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone

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    Death Race 2000 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, David Carradine, Mary Woronov

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    D-Tox is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Tom Berenger, Kris Kristofferson

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    Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Ving Rhames, Estelle Getty

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    F.I.S.T is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Anthony Kiedis, Rod Steiger

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    Avenging Angelo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Madeleine Stowe, Anthony Quinn

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    Zookeeper is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Cher, Adam Sandler

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    Paradise Alley is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Tom Waits, Terry Funk

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    The Lords of Flatbush is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Henry Winkler, Susan Blakely

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    Shade is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Jamie Foxx, Melanie Griffith

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    Rhinestone is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Richard Farnsworth, Tim Thomerson

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    Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Selena Gomez, Salma Hayek, George Clooney

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    Staying Alive is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    John Travolta, Sylvester Stallone, Janet Jones

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    Sylvester Stallone, Kelsey Grammer, Lauren Cohan

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    Bananas is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Woody Allen, Danny DeVito

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    Klute is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Sylvester Stallone, Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland

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    Eye See You is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies


    Eye See You

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