Best Movies of Sylvester Stallone

Rocky (1976)

Aggregate Rating: 224 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $117.24M

Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer, gets a supremely rare chance to fight heavy-weight champion Apollo Creed in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect.

Creed (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 185 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 82 | Earnings: $109.71M

The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.

First Blood (1982)

Aggregate Rating: 175 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 62 | Earnings: null

Former Green Beret John Rambo is pursued into the mountains surrounding a small town by a tyrannical sheriff and his deputies, forcing him to survive using his combat skills.

Rocky Balboa (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 153 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 63 | Earnings: $70.27M

Thirty years after the ring of the first bell, Rocky Balboa comes out of retirement and dons his gloves for his final fight; against the reigning heavyweight champ Mason 'The Line' Dixon.

Antz (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 151 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 72 | Earnings: $90.65M

A rather neurotic ant tries to break from his totalitarian society while trying to win the affection of the princess he loves.

Creed II (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 148 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: null

Under the tutelage of Rocky Balboa, light heavyweight contender Adonis Creed faces off against Viktor Drago, son of Ivan Drago.

Cop Land (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 142 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $44.89M

The sheriff of a suburban New Jersey community populated by New York City police officers slowly discovers the town is a front for mob connections and corruption.

Escape Plan (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 138 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 49 | Earnings: $25.12M

When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world's most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside.

The Expendables 2 (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 138 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 51 | Earnings: $85.02M

Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.

Cliffhanger (1993)

Aggregate Rating: 135 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: $84.05M

A botched mid-air heist results in suitcases full of cash being searched for by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains.

Rocky IV (1985)

Aggregate Rating: 128 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 42 | Earnings: $127.90M

After iron man Drago, a highly intimidating 6-foot-5, 261-pound Soviet athlete, kills Apollo Creed in an exhibition match, Rocky comes to the heart of Russia for 15 pile-driving boxing rounds of revenge.

The Expendables (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 128 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 45 | Earnings: $102.98M

A CIA operative hires a team of mercenaries to eliminate a Latin dictator and a renegade CIA agent.

Rambo (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 126 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 46 | Earnings: $42.72M

In Thailand, John Rambo joins a group of mercenaries to venture into war-torn Burma, and rescue a group of Christian aid workers who were kidnapped by the ruthless local infantry unit.

Nighthawks (1981)

Aggregate Rating: 122 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 56 | Earnings: null

Conservative street cop DaSilva reluctantly agrees to terminate an international terrorist who has demanded media attention. But DaSilva's "at-home" tactics are very much put to the challenge.

Lock Up (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 121 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: $22.10M

With only six months left of his sentence, inmate Frank Leone is transferred from a minimum security prison to a maximum security prison by a vindictive warden.

Rocky V (1990)

Aggregate Rating: 120 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 55 | Earnings: $40.95M

Reluctantly retired from boxing, and back from riches to rags, Rocky takes on a new protege who betrays him, as the champ's son must adjust to his family's new life after bankruptcy.

Demolition Man (1993)

Aggregate Rating: 114 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 34 | Earnings: $58.06M

A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society.

The Expendables 3 (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 109 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 35 | Earnings: $39.29M

Barney augments his team with new blood for a personal battle: to take down Conrad Stonebanks, the Expendables co-founder and notorious arms trader who is hell bent on wiping out Barney and every single one of his associates.

Rambo III (1988)

Aggregate Rating: 108 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 36 | Earnings: $53.72M

Colonel Trautman is captured by Soviets during a mission in Afghanistan so Rambo sets out to rescue him while taking on the invading Russian forces.

Bullet to the Head (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 108 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 48 | Earnings: $9.48M

After watching their respective partners die, a New Orleans hitman and a Washington, D.C. detective form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.