Sylvester Stallone movies: 12 greatest films ranked from worst to best

Oscar nominee Sylvester Stallone celebrates his birthday on July 6. During his career as underdog boxer Rocky Balboa, Stallone has earned three Academy Award nominations — two for the original “Rocky” — and a third for his reprisal in the film sequel “Creed.” He received the same three noms for the Golden Globe Award, and this last time and won with the HFPA for his Rocky reprisal in “Creed.” Take a photo gallery tour of his 12 greatest films, ranked from worst to best, including “Rambo,” “Cliffhanger,” “Paradise Alley,” “F.I.S.T.” and more.