Sly and the Family Stallone News for the Week

Sly and the Family Stallone News for the Week:

Sylvester Stallone’s 10 Best Movies, According To Rotten Tomatoes

ScreenRant posted Sylvester Stallone’s 10 Best Movies, According To Rotten Tomatoes.  Below is their list and my rankings using just their top ten.  Regular readers would know that Get Carter would have definitely made my list.



10. Rocky II 10. Antz
9. Nighthawks 9. Death Race 2000
8. Cop Land 8. Rocky II
7. Rocky Balboa 7. Creed II
6. Death Race 2000 6. Rocky Balboa
5. Creed II 5. First Blood
4. First Blood 4. Nighthawks
3. Antz 3. Cop Land
2. Rocky 2. Creed
1. Creed 1. Rocky

Sly Looks Like Weaver

On June 23, 2011, Film School Rejects took a look at “8 Animated Characters That Look Disturbingly Like Their Voice Actors.”  Sly was mentioned for his role in Antz.  Here’s what they had to say…

  • Sylvester Stallone – Antz

    Does Sylvester Stallone look like an ant or do ants look like Sylvester Stallone? This is the question that has plagued humanity since late 1998.

    Stallone played Weaver, the beefy best friend of Woody Allen’s Z, in Dreamworks Animation’s Antz and they didn’t have to stray to far from the actors hexagonal cranium to make him fit the bill.

    Good thing too — most Italian men prefer playing uncles.

Antz Beats Out Classics

On February 13, 2010, TimesOnLine posted their choices for the Top 50 Kids Movies For AdultsAntz made the list coming in at #26 [ahead of The Iron Giant, Finding Nemo, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Bambi, Snow White, Monsters Inc, The Wizard of Oz, The Lion King and many others]!  Here’s what they had to say about Antz:

Antz (1998) With Woody Allen playing a neurotic ant in therapy, and Sylvester Stallone and Sharon Stone both taking self-deprecating potshots at their big screen selves, plus an intricate post-Marxist interrogation of the wishes of the individual (Allen) versus the need of the common good (the Ant Colony), this is a movie that positively screams, “Children optional!”

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