Sylvester Stallone: 10 Greatest movies of all time

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Sylvester Stallone via CBS News
Sylvester Stallone via CBS News /

Sylvester Stallone is an icon. A national treasure. Somehow he’s still pumping out hits and additions to his multiple hit series. In the following slides, we rank the top 10!

Sylvester Stallone came out of nowhere. He was cast as a thug, an uncredited guy, and a few other small parts before Rocky became a national phenomenon. Everyone loves an underdog, and Sylvester Stallone became the quintessential representation. After that, his super-stardom was inevitable.

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He dominated the era of action movie stars. The 1980s were the pinnacle of ridiculous action movies, where muscle-bound heroes dispatched hundreds of enemies like nothing but fodder. Jumping from planes and helicopters, shooting everything from arrows to rockets, dispatching villains with larynx-crushing vengeance. As the body counts rose, so too did Sylvester Stallone’s stardom. Soon enough nobody even cared that he sometimes spoke in a barely intelligible mumble. The action spoke for itself. The formula was undeniable. Sylvester Stallone could do no wrong.

In the following slides, we’re breaking down Sylvester Stallone’s 10 most amazing movies. This is a fan’s list of Stallone’s best, not a critic’s. Box office winnings, cultural impact, pure awesomeness of the movie, they all come into play.

Without any further ado, here are Sylvester Stallone’s 10 greatest films…