Sylvester Stallone in Warner Brothers' 'Bullet to the Head'
4. Though his mother, Jacqueline Labofish, starred in one of the first female exercise shows on television, Stallone’s own life-saving fitness compulsion was inspired by the film “Hercules Unchained” starring former Mr. Universe Steve Reeves. “Literally, from the movie theater, on the way home, I passed a junkyard. And I said, ‘Do you mind if I stay here?’ And I started lifted springs, and car parts, and bumpers, and whatever.” Stallone told renowned interviewer James Lipton, “It was extraordinary. It wasn’t just a passing fancy. And it changed my whole life.” As you can see in the photo above, Stallone is still working out religiously.