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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Lincoln Hawk Over the Top

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

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Gabe Walker Cliffhanger

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John Spartan Demolition Man

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Lt. Raymond Tango Tango & Cash

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Frank Leone Lock Up

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Freddy Heflin Cop Land

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Kit Latura Daylight

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Judge Dredd Judge Dredd

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Deke DaSilva Nighthawks

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Ray Quick The Specialist

The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies

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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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Jimmy Bobo Bullet to the Head

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Joe Tanto Driven

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Stanley Rosiello The Lords of Flatbush

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Henry 'Razor' Sharp Grudge Match

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Weaver Antz

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Sgt. Joe Bomowski Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot

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Cosmo Carboni Paradise Alley

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Jack Carter Get Carter

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Joe the Lion Zookeeper

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Angelo 'Snaps' Provolone Oscar

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Frank Nitti Capone

The Making Of The Rambo Series Was Plagued With Absolute Insanity

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Frankie Delano Avenging Angelo

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Johnny Kovak F.I.S.T

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Captain Robert Hatch Escape to Victory

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Mafioso Cannonball

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Toymaker Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over

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Jerry Savage No Place to Hide

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Dean 'The Dean' Stevens Shade

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Nick Martinelli Rhinestone

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Stud The Party at Kitty and Stud's

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Jake Malloy D-Tox

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Gerald Reach Me

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Jonnie Farewell^! My Lovely