Stallone's movies have generated more than $4 billion in global revenue. Unlike most Hollywood stars, Sylvester has written, produced and/or directed many of his major franchise movies.
After writing the screenplay for "Rocky" in just three days, Stallone found interest in his project at multiple studios.
The following year he earned $12 million and another Producer credit for Rocky IV. He earned another $12 million for "Over the Top". For Rambo III he earned $16 million.