Sly and the Family Stallone News for the Week:
Our POW [Picture of the Week] is of Sly with Robert DeNiro from Grudge Match. Click on the photo if you’d like to see a slightly bigger version. – Craig
Our POW [Picture of the Week] is a shot of Sly and Robert Deniro in a promotional photo from Grudge Match. Click on the photo to get a bigger version. – Craig
Our POW [Picture of the Week] this week is Sly with Robert DeNiro from Grudge Match. Click on the photo to see a full-size version. – Craig
- Demolition Man
- The Expendables
- Rocky IV
- Rocky V
- Rocky Balboa
- Grudge Match
- Expendables 2
It’s their list, but how could you not include at least one of the Rambo movies or Cop Land or Nighthawks… and Rocky didn’t make the cut??
On May 28, 2014, The Huffington Post UK posted a little interview with Kim Basinger who talked about working out at the same gym as Sly and co-starring with him in Grudge Match.
On April 9, 2014, Yahoo! Movies took a look at which actor had played the most sports roles in their piece Crowining Mr. Sports Movies by Brian Enk.
Had they counted each Rocky movie individually (as I think they should have) then Sly would have easily come in first. At any rate, here’s what the said about him…
—Sylvester Stallone: If we were to tally sports movies as a whole, including sequels, the Italian Stallion would be our champ, with six entries as boxer Rocky Balboa in the “Rocky” movies. Sly’s other sports movie credits include “Death Race 2000” (1975), in which he played deadly cross country racer Machine Gun Joe Viterbo; “Paradise Alley” (1978), in which he played Cosmo Corboni, one of three brothers trying to play the wrestling game in 1940s NYC; “Victory” (1981), in which he played a soccer goalie for the Allied forces as they face off against a German team at a WWII prison camp; “Over the Top” (1986), the greatest arm-wrestling movie ever made; “Driven” (2001), in which he plays former CART champion and car racing mentor Joe Tanto; and “Grudge Match” (2013), in which he plays former boxing champ Henry “Razor” Sharp.
On January 20, 2014, HeyUGuys posted a video interview with Sly and Robert De Niro where they talk about Grudge Match, tough guys and Martin Scorsese
Here our Grudge Match news for the week…
Here’s our Grudge Match news for the week…