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Rambo


Rambo is the fourth installment of the popular franchise of the same title starring Sylvester Stallone as Vietnam War veteran John Rambo.

Summary:
After twenty years since the last film of the famous action movie series, Vietnam war veteran John Rambo has retreated to northern Thailand, and become a boatman at Salween River in Myanmar. He accompanied a group of mercenaries for a resue mission to help the people of a damaged village. The mission goes well until the Burmese army attacks the village, killing innocent villagers and some members of missionaries. When the missionaries fail to come back after ten days, their pastor comes to Rambo, tells him what has transpired, and asks for his assistance in guiding hired mercenaries to the village to rescue other survivors who had been kidnapped by the Burmese. Despite the fact that he already sworn off all forms of violence, he had no choice but to help the kidnapped mercenaries from the enemies...he knows what he must do and this is his most dangerous mission to date.

Year Released: 2008

Cast:
Sylvester Stallone
Julie Benz
Matthew Marsden

Director:
Sylvester Stallone
Reviews & Ratings:
"Rambo is the king of mindless action movies and its viciousness has set a new high point for action movies. All the action films that have come before it are an embarrassment in comparison to Rambo’s excess."
~ MovieCynics on Rambo

7.1/10 - Ratings from IMDB

Movie Trivia:

  • This is the first Rambo film directed by Sylvester Stallone.
  • In some countries like France & Germany, the film is called "John Rambo". While in Russia, it is called "Rambo 4"
  • Julie Benz was cast to play Sarah because Sylvester Stallone was a big fan of her TV show Dexter.
Source: IMDB - Rambo

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Rob said...

I had a hard time with this one: granted, it was interesting to see Sly back in the Rambo role again, but he's aged quite a lot since his last outing as Rambo back in the 1980's, and his ability to remain convincing in character was a little lacking for me.

The violence was also over the top, and frankly, almost comical.

Still, the bittersweet interaction of the missionaries did offer a spot of light in the center of this overly-dark mess of a film.

Anonymous said...

Superb movie in my opinion.

It dwells on the nature of war and man's role and relation to it. The action is presented as an onslaught, nothing left to the imagination.

Stallone deserves major respect for resurrecting the Rambo character and doing it so much justice. His portrayal also trounces the more 'metrosexual' current day action figures like Jason Statham and Vin Diesel. They sure don't make 'em like they used to...

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This is one of my favorite Rambo version I've ever seen sine when I was young.

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