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Anyone see the lst Rambo movie???

Unread postby jb » Fri Jul 10, 2009 6:54 pm


I admit it. I freaking loved it. Every unambiguous second. Ever since Smart Ass Tom Pasko made me read David Morrell in 9th grade, he's been my fav summer reading guilty pleasure.

Reminded me of Rocky Balboa and made me think about Sly.

He took two quality movies that had some delpth (Rocky, First Blood) and absolutely prostituted them nto crap to get rich as hell. Then to make good or himself he wrapped them up in a quality manner.

I think this movie was either ignored or panned, but I have to admit I was into it. Nothin' quite like Johnny cutting them to ribbons.
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Re: Anyone see the lst Rambo movie???

Unread postby FUDU » Fri Jul 10, 2009 8:22 pm

Didn't even know about it. Living under a rock I guess.

I loved First Blood.
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Re: Anyone see the lst Rambo movie???

Unread postby Larvell Blanks » Sat Jul 11, 2009 9:21 am

Loved First Blood. Actually the one good thing my old man and I did together was go see this at the LaSalle on E185th.

Here's a decent review from the NY Times (1982)

Some good quotes too
Trautman: God didn't make Rambo, I made him!

Rambo: I could have killed 'em all, I could kill you. In town you're the law, out here it's me. Don't push it. Don't push it or I'll give you a war you won't believe. Let it go. Let it go.

Preston: Hunting? We ain't huntin' him, he's huntin' us!

Teasle: They found Rambo's body. As a matter of fact, it stole an army truck. Blew up a gas station the other side of town.
Trautman: The kid is resiliant.

Teasle: Are you telling me that 200 of our men against your boy is a no-win situation for us?
Trautman: You send that many, don't forget one thing.
Teasle: What?
Trautman: A good supply of body bags.

And I can't forget a fine performance from a young David Caruso
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