Rambo

January 29, 2009 – 10:02 am

Rambo

Rambo is a fictional character John Rambo, a former Green Beret who first came into view in the novel First Blood. The character by created by David Morrell and it became the basis for a series of blockbuster action films with Sylvester Stallone in the lead. The films based on the character are: Rambo: First Blood, Rambo: First Blood Part II, Rambo III and the most recent Rambo V. The first three movies were released in the 1980s and fourth came after a gap of almost 20 years in 2008. The fifth movie is also in the early stages of production and is slated for a 2009 release. Rambo series is often talked about for its violence and the latest Rambo flick was the bloodiest with 262 kills averaging at 3.2 per minute. This number was greater than that of the earlier 3 movies combined.

The film centers on a disturbed Green Beret and Vietnam War veteran, John Rambo. The imaginary character of John Rambo was born to a Native American father R. Rambo and a mother of German descent on 6th July, 1947. After graduating in 1965, he joined the United States Army on 2nd January, 1966 at an age of 18. During the Vietnam War, he was captured in November1971 and was subjected to repeated torture. He escaped in May 1972 and returned to U.S. Rambo was a sort of war machine who was trained in weaponry, many aspects of survival, guerrilla warfare and hand to hand combat. In popular society, the name Rambo is used as an eponym to refer to methods of military operations or to someone who demonstrates great courage and valor through tremendous skill and violence in demanding situations. The term is also sometimes used derogatorily to refer to people who tactlessly indulge in a fight with no consideration to one’s safety or watchful planning.

Rambo has been one of the most successful series to have been made in Hollywood. Each of the Rambo movies had been massive hit worldwide. Rambo also helped establish the reputation of Sylvester Stallone as one of the finest action actor.

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  1. 3 Responses to “Rambo”

  2. I love rambo

    By Kassim on May 9, 2011

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    By TEMIGBE JAMIU on Feb 26, 2012

  4. Me i love john rambos movies so mch i wish they could be like atlast like 10 good ones like him.he is the best in the world accoding to mi.i wish him the best & keep it up forever.i like his movies so much is my best movies i can whachtng.

    By Preehawa on Mar 3, 2012

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