Rambo 5-- Last Blood (From the Stone)

Discussion in 'TV & Media' started by Turtletrekker, Dec 31, 2014.

  1. Dude111

    Dude111 Lieutenant Red Shirt

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    Ya thats a good point,I didnt think of it that way buddy...


    I found Part 2 and 3 on VHS the other day @ salvation army but they were AVID copies (1995) -- AVID is one of those economy distributers that started in the 90s. They put out crap... STUFF RECORDED IN SLP MODE!!

    I had the first part from AVID last year.... WHAT A PIECE OF TRASH.... Bad audio,etc...... Im thankful I found a reg copy some months ago :) (SP mode)


    WHAT A GOOD MOVIE!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  2. Captaindemotion

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  3. EnriqueH

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    I'm pro-Stallone, but I have reservations because I did think the 4th ended the series well enough (though I wish Rambo saw more action earlier in the film).

    I'll betcha 50 bucks Rambo dies in this one.

    To finally bring it more in line with the book.
     
  4. martok2112

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    I enjoyed Rambo, and thought that it and First Blood were the two best out of the four.
    A fifth Rambo movie is going to have to be really compelling to beat those two.

    Rambo 2 was great comic book action adventure for me as a teen in the mid 80's....Rambo 3 was ok, but not very memorable to me.

    What I liked about Rambo (the fourth film) was that this time, he was not the "one man army" running around bare chested with an M-60 blazing away. This time, he ended up (if inadvertently) being part of a team, fighting as a team should...and then, when he got on the heavy guns, it was to provide cover for the mercs...and of course, blast a few baddies in the process.


    Problem with audiences today is that they forget to just sit back and have fun. They want to pretentiously act all sophisticated, just so they can act like there is something that is beneath their entertainment threshold (porn and Seth Rogen movies notwithstanding). Today's audience is no more or less intelligent than audiences in the 80's....they just took on a few airs that do them no service at all....the greatest disservice being "forgetting how to simply have fun kunching popcorn and watching a good action flick."

    That said, I thoroughly disenjoyed A Good Day to Die Hard. It simply did not hold up to the other Die Hard films. It fell flat, and was over far quicker than I expected....mercifully, I guess. :)
     
  5. FPAlpha

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    Why not have both? A good and fun action movie, for example Die Hard or the first Rambo movie.

    I'm all for brainless action sometimes but this only works if its so devoid of brain that it actually becomes good again in a sort of cheesy popcorn movie.. many of the 80s Schwarzenegger movies were like that.

    Problem is when you get an action movie that actually tries to be good but fails miserably because they make so many mistakes and have so many inconsistencies and you realize they didn't bother to even try and just wanted to cash in.
     
  6. Mr. Laser Beam

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    Something that a lot of people forget from the original film is that Teasle himself is a veteran - of the Korean War. Part of the conflict between him and Rambo is of the different environments and wars, Korea vs. Vietnam.
     
  7. the G-man

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    Tired blood
     
  8. Captaindemotion

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    Not sure how true it is but I remember reading at one stage that the then-proposed Rambo IV would pit him up against a right-wing militia, which Teasle would be leading.
     
  9. 137th Gebirg

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    ^^^ Yeah, I remember that one too. Thank God it didn't get made that way...
     
  10. Captaindemotion

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    ^ I dunno, more Brian Dennehy is always a good thing. Might also have been quite topical in the 1990s, post-Oklahoma etc.
     
  11. Saul

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    I think one more movie to see him wrap up his story at home would be nice. I have no interest in expendables. But John Rambo I like.
     
  12. Mr. Adventure

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    Saw the first Rambo (not First Blood) in a theater full of loud and rowdy Marines, quite an experience!

    Probably second only to seeing The Exorcist in an inner-city theater as memorable moviegoing experiences. :)
     
  13. Captain Craig

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    Stallone has indicated they made a mistake by going PG-13 for EX3 and says he'd like to do one more EX film and do it right like the first one. He didn't say it'd be the last but I suspect it could be.

    Rocky - 6 films
    Rambo - 5 films
    Ross - 4 films

    If Sly can revisit any older properties I'd be for John Spartan from Demolition Man. Felt that property was something that could've been mined into more than just what it was.

    Of course since 'R' name are his thing he should look at Robert Rath his Assassins character.
     
  14. Captaindemotion

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    ^ I'd have loved a sequel to Demolition Man but I suspect that ship has sailed. Three shells and all.
     
  15. Mr. Laser Beam

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    ^ Speaking of which, you do NOT want to hear the speculation that Stallone came up with as to how the three seashells work. Trust me, you don't. :barf:

    He suggests that you...use two of them like pinchers, and scrape what's left with the third.

    Oh, and I sometimes think that Stallone's version of Judge Dredd is a sequel to Demolition Man. My theory is that the world stopped being the wussified politically correct feel-good society of DM and swung way in the other direction. :evil:
     
  16. Saul

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    A 'Demolition Man' sequel would be awesome. I'd be up for some more 'Tango and Cash' and 'Cliffhanger' too.
     
  17. Captaindemotion

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    There was once a planned sequel to Cliffhanger based on a spec script called The Dam, which had terrorists taking over the Hoover Dam, IIRC.
     
  18. Dude111

    Dude111 Lieutenant Red Shirt

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    I thought the first one WAS "FIRST BLOOD" (Which is awesome)
     
  19. Mr. Adventure

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    The first movie with the character John Rambo was "First Blood". The second movie was "Rambo: First Blood Part II" making it the first Rambo movie by name and the one people seem to often think of as "Rambo".

    I should've just put the long title in my post, it would've probably been clearer.
     
  20. Turtletrekker

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    I always thought that the third movie should have been titled "Rambo 2: First Blood Part Three".:lol: