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 IV, Rocky Balboa, Rocky III

2
151 18
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Rambo III, Rambo, Rambo II

3
70 21
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Demolition Man

4
70 21
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5
68 22
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Lincoln Hawk Over the Top

6
72 25
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The Expendables 3, The Expendables 2, The Expendables

7
63 21
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Gabe Walker Cliffhanger

8
65 26
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Tango & Cash

9
48 17
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Lock Up

10
47 18
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Cop Land

11
54 27
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Judge Dredd

12
34 12
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Kit Latura Daylight

13
31 12
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Deke DaSilva Nighthawks

14
32 16
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The Specialist

15
27 13
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Ray Breslin Escape Plan

16
31 17
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Robert Rath Assassins

17
24 13
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Machine Gun Joe Viterbo Death Race, Death Race 2000

18
23 17
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Joe Tanto Driven

19
22 16
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Jimmy Bobo Bullet to the Head

20
18 12
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Henry 'Razor' Sharp Grudge Match

21
20 16
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Stanley Rosiello The Lords of Flatbush

22
18 14
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Get Carter

23
17 14
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Weaver Antz

24
18 16
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Cosmo Carboni Paradise Alley

25
17 16
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Sgt. Joe Bomowski Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot

26
16 16
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Angelo 'Snaps' Provolone Oscar

27
13 13
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Joe the Lion Zookeeper

28
12 13
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Capone

29
11 13
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Captain Robert Hatch Escape to Victory

30
9 11
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Frankie Delano Avenging Angelo

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14 17
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Johnny Kovak F.I.S.T

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11 14
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Mafioso Cannonball

33
12 17
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Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over

34
5 9
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Jerry Savage No Place to Hide

35
9 15
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Stud The Party at Kitty and Stud's

36
7 13
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Dean 'The Dean' Stevens Shade

37
10 17
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Rhinestone

38
6 13
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Jake Malloy D-Tox

39
5 12
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Gerald Reach Me

40
4 11
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Jonnie Farewell, My Lovely