DVD 96 mins
R (Restricted)
Rambo - First Blood - Ultimate Edition
Lions Gate (10/22/1982)
In Collection
#361

Seen It:
Yes
Action, Adventure, Drama, War
USA  /  English

Sylvester Stallone
Richard Crenna
Brian Dennehy
Bill McKinney
Jack Starrett

Director Ted Kotcheff
Producer Buzz Feitshans
Writer Sylvester Stallone; William Sackheim

It's easy to forget that this Spartan, violent film, which begat the Rambo series, was such a big hit in 1982 because it was a good movie. Green Beret vet John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) wanders into the wrong small town to find a fellow 'Nam buddy and gets the living heck kicked out of him by the local law enforcement (led by Brian Dennehy). The vet strikes back the only way he knows how, leading to a visceral, if unrealistic, flight and fight through the local mountains. Based on the 1972 novel by David Morrell, this film saved Stallone's then-foundering career and the Rambo character became the inspiration for countless political cartoons. But this film is Deliverance without the moral ambiguity. --Keith Simanton

Edition Details
Distributor Lions Gate
Barcode 012236163565
Region Region 1
Release Date 11/23/2004
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio 2.35:1
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Personal Details
Purchase Price $9.98
Links Amazon US
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Features
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Sylvester Stallone Commentary
Never-Before-Seen Alternate Ending