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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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Rocky is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies
Rocky Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith

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First Blood Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, David Caruso

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Rocky II Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Roberto Durán

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Rocky IV is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies
Rocky IV Sylvester Stallone, James Brown, Mr. T

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Rambo: First Blood Part II Sylvester Stallone, Charles Napier, Richard Crenna

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Rocky III Sylvester Stallone, Hulk Hogan, Burgess Meredith

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The Expendables Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis

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Demolition Man Sandra Bullock, Sylvester Stallone, Jack Black

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502 70
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Cliffhanger Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Janine Turner

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548 68
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Rambo Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Graham McTavish

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Tango & Cash Sylvester Stallone, Teri Hatcher, Kurt Russell

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464 118
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The Expendables 2 Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis

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465 91
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Rocky Balboa Sylvester Stallone, Milo Ventimiglia, Talia Shire

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Cop Land Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Debbie Harry

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Cobra Sylvester Stallone, Ron Jeremy, Brigitte Nielsen

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The Specialist Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone, James Woods

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Escape Plan Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, 50 Cent

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Lock Up Sylvester Stallone, Donald Sutherland, Tom Sizemore

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Over the Top Sylvester Stallone, Terry Funk, Robert Loggia

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Judge Dredd Sylvester Stallone, Diane Lane, James Earl Jones

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Rambo III Sylvester Stallone, Omar Sharif, Kurtwood Smith

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232 19
Creed is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies
Creed Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson

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Nighthawks Sylvester Stallone, Billy Dee Williams, Rutger Hauer

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Assassins Sylvester Stallone, Julianne Moore, Antonio Banderas

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Rocky V Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Dolph Lundren

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Daylight Sylvester Stallone, Viggo Mortensen, Amy Brenneman

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Bullet to the Head Sylvester Stallone, Sarah Shahi, Christian Slater

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The Expendables 3 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies
The Expendables 3 Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mel Gibson, Sylvester Stallone

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Grudge Match is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies
JoshThomas added Grudge Match Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Kim Basinger

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Get Carter Sylvester Stallone, Mickey Rourke, Michael Caine

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Escape to Victory Sylvester Stallone, Pelé, Michael Caine

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Driven Sylvester Stallone, Burt Reynolds, Estella Warren

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Death Race 2000 Sylvester Stallone, David Carradine, Mary Woronov

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Oscar Sylvester Stallone, Marisa Tomei, Tim Curry

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Antz Jennifer Lopez, Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone

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F.I.S.T Sylvester Stallone, Anthony Kiedis, Rod Steiger

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D-Tox Sylvester Stallone, Tom Berenger, Kris Kristofferson

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Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot Sylvester Stallone, Ving Rhames, Estelle Getty

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Avenging Angelo Sylvester Stallone, Madeleine Stowe, Anthony Quinn

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Paradise Alley Sylvester Stallone, Tom Waits, Terry Funk

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92 81
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Zookeeper Sylvester Stallone, Cher, Adam Sandler

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The Lords of Flatbush Sylvester Stallone, Henry Winkler, Susan Blakely

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Shade Sylvester Stallone, Jamie Foxx, Melanie Griffith

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Rhinestone Sylvester Stallone, Richard Farnsworth, Tim Thomerson

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Staying Alive John Travolta, Sylvester Stallone, Janet Jones

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Klute Sylvester Stallone, Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland

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Bananas Sylvester Stallone, Woody Allen, Danny DeVito

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Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over Selena Gomez, Salma Hayek, George Clooney

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Reach Me is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Sylvester Stallone Movies
Reach Me Sylvester Stallone, Kelsey Grammer, Lauren Cohan

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