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SlyMovie on Netflix

A behind-the-scenes documentary exploring Sylvester Stallone's journey from underdog to Hollywood icon.


Why watch this film?

It's undeniable that through franchises like Rambo, Rocky, and The Expendables, Sylvester Stallone has established himself as one of the legends of Hollywood action cinema. Taking its title from the actor's nickname, 'Sly' is a straightforward biographical documentary that provides an overview of his life and career, featuring testimonials from the actor himself as well as from other colleagues and admirers, such as Arnold Schwarzenegger and Quentin Tarantino. This Netflix production should be taken for what it is: a tribute to the action icon that won't offer much new to those familiar with his story or provide in-depth analysis. Nevertheless, if you're a fan of Stallone and his career, you'll enjoy it.



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For nearly 50 years, Sylvester Stallone has entertained millions with iconic characters and blockbuster franchises, from Rocky to Rambo to The Expendables. This retrospective documentary offers an intimate look at the Oscar-nominated actor-writer-director-producer, paralleling his inspirational underdog story with the indelible characters he has brought to life.

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