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
152 18
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Rambo III, Rambo, Rambo II

3
71 21
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Demolition Man

4
70 22
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5
72 26
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The Expendables 3, The Expendables 2, The Expendables

6
64 21
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Gabe Walker Cliffhanger

7
68 24
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Lincoln Hawk Over the Top

8
65 27
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Tango & Cash

9
49 17
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Lock Up

10
48 18
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Cop Land

11
55 27
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Judge Dredd

12
35 12
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Kit Latura Daylight

13
32 12
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Deke DaSilva Nighthawks

14
33 16
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The Specialist

15
28 13
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Ray Breslin Escape Plan

16
32 17
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Robert Rath Assassins

17
25 13
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Machine Gun Joe Viterbo Death Race, Death Race 2000

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24 17
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Joe Tanto Driven

19
22 17
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Jimmy Bobo Bullet to the Head

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19 14
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Get Carter

21
18 13
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Henry 'Razor' Sharp Grudge Match

22
20 17
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Stanley Rosiello The Lords of Flatbush

23
17 15
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Weaver Antz

24
18 17
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Cosmo Carboni Paradise Alley

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

26
16 17
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Angelo 'Snaps' Provolone Oscar

27
13 14
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Joe the Lion Zookeeper

28
10 11
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Frankie Delano Avenging Angelo

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12 14
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Capone

30
11 14
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Captain Robert Hatch Escape to Victory

31
14 18
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Johnny Kovak F.I.S.T

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11 15
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Mafioso Cannonball

33
12 18
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Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over

34
11 17
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Rhinestone

35
5 10
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Jerry Savage No Place to Hide

36
7 13
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Jake Malloy D-Tox

37
9 16
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Stud The Party at Kitty and Stud's

38
7 14
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Dean 'The Dean' Stevens Shade

39
5 13
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Gerald Reach Me

40
4 12
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Jonnie Farewell, My Lovely