Sylvester Stallone through the years

Published On: Jan 30 2013 03:59:14 PM CST   Updated On: Aug 13 2014 09:25:07 AM CDT

Action star Sylvester Stallone has a new movie, "The Expendables 3," coming out this weekend. Before you catch his latest flick, take a look back at Sly's career.

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Stallone’s biggest break came with “Rocky” in 1976. A screenwriter as well as an actor, Stallone wrote the film, which was inspired by a fight between Muhammad Ali and Chuck Wepner. “Rocky” won the Oscar for Best Picture, and ignited one of the most successful franchises in movie history.

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