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Rambo: First Blood (31-Oct-1982)

Original Title: First Blood

Director: Ted Kotcheff

Writers: Michael Kozoll; William Sackheim; Sylvester Stallone

From novel by: David Morrell

Music by: Jerry Goldsmith

Producer: Buzz Feitshans

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Prisoner of War, Vietnam War, Explosions

Former Green Beret and Vietnam veteran John Rambo visits a small Alaska town looking for a platoon buddy, finding he died from cancer. The sheriff makes it clear he is not welcome, then arrests him for vagrancy and resisting arrest. Suffering some PTSD, Rambo has a flashback and assaults some of the local officers, escaping into the countryside. He fights a one-man war against the sheriff and his men. Suspenseful portrayal of frustration and psychological damage suffered by veterans.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
David Caruso
Actor
17-Jan-1956   Lt. Horatio Caine on CSI: Miami
Richard Crenna
Actor
30-Nov-1927 18-Jan-2003 Our Miss Brooks
Brian Dennehy
Actor
9-Jul-1938   First Blood
Bruce Greenwood
Actor
12-Aug-1956   Dr. Griffin on St. Elsewhere
Bill McKinney
Actor
12-Sep-1931 1-Dec-2011 Deliverance
Chris Mulkey
Actor
3-May-1948   Bakersfield, P.D.
Sylvester Stallone
Actor
6-Jul-1946   Rocky, Rambo
Jack Starrett
Film Director
2-Nov-1936 27-Mar-1989 Cleopatra Jones

CAST

Sylvester Stallone   ...   Rambo
Richard Crenna   ...   Trautman
Brian Dennehy   ...   Teasle
Bill McKinney   ...   Kern
Jack Starrett   ...   Galt
Michael Talbott   ...   Balford
Chris Mulkey   ...   Ward
John McLiam   ...   Orval
Alf Humphreys   ...   Lester
David Caruso   ...   Mitch
David Crowley   ...   Shingleton
Don MacKay   ...   Preston
Charles Tamburro   ...   Pilot
David Petersen   ...   Trooper
Craig Wright Huston   ...   Radio Operator
Patrick Stack   ...   Lt. Morgen
Stephen E. Miller   ...   Guardsman #1
Raimund Stamm   ...   Guardsman #2
Robert Metcalfe   ...   Guardsman #3
Stephen Dimopoulos   ...   Guardsman #4
Bruce Greenwood   ...   Guardsman #5
Earl Klein   ...   Guardsman #6
Danny Wozna   ...   Boy
Peter Lonstrup   ...   Attendant
Mike Winlaw   ...   TV Reporter
Donald Adams   ...   Guard C.O.
David Menzies   ...   Miner
Frank Richter   ...   Man on Street #1
Grahman L. Galativk   ...   Man on Street #2
Ian Hutchinson   ...   Man on Street #3
Amy Alexander   ...   Woman on Street
Gary Hetherington   ...   Hunter
Alex Kliner   ...   Hunter
R. G. Miller   ...   Hunter

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