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Followed by 

Rambo III (1988)
Rambo (2008)
Rambo V (2015)

Spin-off 

Rambo (1986) (TV Series)
Rambo: No Blood (2008) (TV Series)
Rambo: The TV Series (TV Series)
TV series based on the feature film franchise.

Referenced in 

Madame's Place: Episode #1.7 (1982) (TV Episode)
Madame congratulates Sly for the success of "First Blood"
Playing with Fire (1983)
During the Danny-Catherine courtship montage, they stroll past a marquee showing the title.
Tank (1984)
The sheriff refers to Tippet as "Rambo."
Blastfighter (1984)
Rambo Tanggo Part III (1984)
The name of main character is taken from this movie. Rambo Tango is a spoof movie of First Blood.
Too Scared to Scream (1985)
On theater marquee.
Yaathra (1985)
Demons (1985)
Rambo mentioned
Stryker's War (1985)
The Golden Girls: On Golden Girls (1985) (TV Episode)
Rose mentions John Rambo's physique
Punky Brewster: Love Thy Neighbor (1985) (TV Episode)
The Rambo character is one of the Halloween costumes.
Webster: The Truth Hurts (1985) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by its colloquial title "Rambo"
Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs (1985) (TV Movie)
Eric says that publicity from a live dinosaur would be "bigger than even Rambo"
At the Movies: Is Hollywood Selling War to Kids? (1985) (TV Episode)
The movie is part of the discussion about the character, John Rambo.
Growing Pains: First Blood (1986) (TV Episode)
title reference
Moonlighting: The Bride of Tupperman (1986) (TV Episode)
David suggests watching 'Rambo' at a potential date with Maddie.
The Equalizer: Out of the Past (1986) (TV Episode)
discussion about a knife that Rambo uses
Punky Brewster: Accidents Happen (1986) (TV Episode)
The character of Rambo is mentioned.
Cheers: Diane Chambers Day (1986) (TV Episode)
Cliff mentions the character of Rambo.
The Zero Boys (1986)
Picture of Rambo seen and also mentioned.
Horsey-horsey: Tigidig-tigidig (1986)
A character shouted you're not Rambo.
Dead End Drive-In (1986)
Set in the future, a character throws a knife that ends up stuck in a poster touting a movie titled "Rambo 8." The photo on the poster is actually from " Rambo: First Blood Part II."
True Stories (1986)
ALF: For Your Eyes Only (1986) (TV Episode)
ALF: "No, I still think I should've brought her something. Some flowers, some candy, a Rambo doll."
Mr. Belvedere: Deportation: Part 1 (1986) (TV Episode)
Wesley plans to name his dog Rambo after the title character of this film.
Girls on Top: Bring Me More Flamingoes (1986) (TV Episode)
Amanda mentions the film during a rant about Sly Stallone.
Sledge Hammer!: To Live and Die on TV (1986) (TV Episode)
Sledge Hammer mentions Rambo the movie.
Flodder (1986)
Features a cameo by a character dressed as John Rambo
Happy Hour (1986)
Rambo mentioned.
Dreamaniac (1986)
"Rambo" is a charades guess
The Intruder (1986)
Friends Forever (1987)
Rambo is mentioned in dialogue about a fight.
Mannequin (1987)
Felix mentions that his dog is named Rambo because "he likes to draw First Blood".
Growing Pains: The Awful Truth (1987) (TV Episode)
Ben comes in dressed up as Rambo, and Jason later calls him that.
Blind Date (1987)
Judge Bedford's dog is named "Rambo."
L'été en pente douce (1987)
Poster on wall
Programmed to Kill (1987)
Rambo mentioned
Terminal Exposure (1987)
Rambo mentioned.
Predator (1987)
Party Camp (1987)
References First Blood (1982) in a line of dialogue.
The Monster Squad (1987)
Phoebe makes a reference to Rambo.
Ein Fall für TKKG: Überfall im Hafen (1987) (TV Episode)
'Ben Becker' mentions the character of Rambo.
Hiding Out (1987)
Andrew/Max refers to Patrick as "Rambo."
The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones (1987) (TV Movie)
George is dressed as Rambo by the autodresser.
Brivido giallo: Graveyard Disturbance (1987) (TV Episode)
The character Rambo is referenced.
Wiseguy: Independent Operator (1988) (TV Episode)
A car with attached guns is referred to as a "Rambo Car."
ALF: Someone to Watch Over Me: Part 1 (1988) (TV Episode)
ALF refers to Rambo.
Home and Away: Episode #1.23 (1988) (TV Episode)
Floss jokingly calls Neville 'Rambo'
Moving (1988)
At the start of the movie when Frank begins to mow his lawn with his giant lawn mower, Mr. Pair complains about the noise to his wife. His wife suggest he go outside and ask him to stop. But he mentions that Frank is like Rambo and that they have to consider the Rambo factor.
Colors (1988)
One of the characters mentions "Rambo" a couple of times.
Big Business (1988)
son Jason is called "Sly" and is wearing an army headband while firing a toy machine gun/Rambo toys seen at store
Pumpkinhead (1988)
(said in Stallone voice about a rifle) "Cus you never know what you're gonna find in the jungle, yo!"
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
Wanda says that Otto is "like Rambo without a jockstrap."
Twice Dead (1988)
The character Rambo is referenced.
Spies, Lies & Naked Thighs (1988) (TV Movie)
Freddie refers to Ronald Reagan as "Ron-bo."
Cocoon: The Return (1988)
Joe refers to Art as "Rambo."
Good Morning, Miss Bliss: Summer Love (1988) (TV Episode)
Miss Bliss mentions that Tina's last school play was titled "Rambo and Juliet."
Not Another Mistake (1988)
Fowler: "If you get captured. We don't know you. You're just a bunch of mercenaries playing rambo"
Woodchipper Massacre (1988) (Video)
Bakit kinagat ni Adan ang mansanas ni Eba? (1988)
Mentioned in the movie.
American Rampage (1989)
a police officer is called Rambo
Mad Mission V: The Terracotta Hit (1989)
Conan Lee's character is named Rambo in reference to First Blood.
ALF: Torn Between Two Lovers (1989) (TV Episode)
Lynn asks Randy who asked him to play Rambo for her.
Going Overboard (1989)
"Rambo" is mentioned.
Road House (1989)
The character of Rambo is mentioned by Wade Garrett in dialogue
Golden Axe (1989) (Video Game)
the screams of Art Galt heard when he falls to his death from the helicopter is heard when an enemy stomps on an innocent person, and one of the enemies' death screams is Deputy Mitch's scream when Rambo stabs him in the leg
Weekend at Bernie's (1989)
Richard (referring to Larry) says, "You can come out now, Rambo."
Blind Fury (1989)
poster in Billy's room
Family Matters: The Mama Who Came to Dinner (1989) (TV Episode)
Eddie wants to go to a party to watch Rambo movies
My Darling Domestik (1989)
Babalu calls Dolphy a Rambo.
Saved by the Bell: Save That Tiger (1989) (TV Episode)
Jessie says that Zack and Slater look "like Rambo and Dumbo."
Tango & Cash (1989)
A cop says that Tango thinks he's Rambo, to which Tango replies "Rambo was a pussy". Stallone, of course, plays both Tango and Rambo
Back to Neverland (1989) (Short)
Robin Williams tells Walter Cronkite that he thought he would be doing something like "Peter Pan First Blood."
Skinned Alive (1990)
man with a machine gun is called Rambo
Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (1990) (Video Game)
Colonel Campbell was modeled to look like Colonel Trautman, Richard Crenna's character in the first Rambo movie, First Blood (and the sequels). They have the same face and the same uniform. Also, in the second opening titles, a knife designed after Rambo's is shown.
De Hollywood à Tamanrasset (1990)
character imitates Rambo as his role model
Saved by the Bell: Zack's War (1990) (TV Episode)
Zack calls Louise "Rambette".
Tiny Toon Adventures: Hare-Raising Night (1990) (TV Episode)
Melvin dresses up as John Rambo.
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures: The More Heinous They Are, the Harder They Fall (1990) (TV Episode)
Bill and Ted discuss trying to find Rambo to help Deacon's bully problem.
Keeping Up Appearances: Episode One (1990) (TV Episode)
Daisy drinks from a Rambo mug.
Tiny Toon Adventures: Viewer Mail Day (1991) (TV Episode)
Fifi imitates John Rambo.
American Kickboxer (1991)
The character Rambo is referenced.
Isten hátrafelé megy (1991)
Rambo is mentioned in dialog
Spijkerhoek: Nu of nooit (1991) (TV Episode)
Paul Starrenburg refers to Duyff as 'Rambo'
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Episode #3.13 (1991) (TV Episode)
One of the suggestions for 'Theater Styles'
Home and Away: Episode #1.754 (1991) (TV Episode)
Nick mentions title character
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Laat maar Zitten: Terreur en maneschijn (1991) (TV Episode)
Schollevaar mentions a plastic Rambo
Suburban Commando (1991)
Wilcox calls Ramsey: "Alien Rambo"
Oi aparadektoi: Kane mou ligaki mmm (1991) (TV Episode)
dialogue
Drive (1991)
The driver states: "I maintain that Rambo and Born on the Fourth of July are the same film."
Classe di ferro: La voce misteriosa (1991) (TV Episode)
a poster
Blood Massacre (1991)
Video box seen in video store.
Burn Up! (1991) (Video)
Jeuk ngau jai foo dik Jung Kwai (1991)
Reference to Rambo's interactions with police by Tsu's boss.
Filmstunde: Filmstunde 4 (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Werner Herzog in the Jeff Sheridan segment.
The Simpsons: Separate Vocations (1992) (TV Episode)
Bart envisions himself as a drifter carrying a green Army duffel bag, angry that the Sheriff forced him out of town, referencing John Rambo's expulsion in the film.
Saved by the Bell: Wrestling with the Future (1992) (TV Episode)
Zack says: "I made Rambo look like a wimp."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Human Duplicators (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom's Rambo design
The Kids in the Hall: Episode #3.13 (1992) (TV Episode)
Caricature artist has a Stallone Rambo/Rocky mash-up on display.
Marienhof: Ein ganz gewöhnlicher Donnerstag (1993) (TV Episode)
The movie gets mentioned.
Mad About You: The Painter (1993) (TV Episode)
Ira calls Sherman "Rambo".
Demolition Man (1993)
Rambo is mentioned, also another film staring Sylvester Stallone
Ottifanten: Greif den Zaster (1993) (TV Episode)
Opa mentions the movies.
Ultimate Doom (1993) (Video Game)
Clerks. (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Time Trax: The Last M.I.A. (1994) (TV Episode)
Darien references Rambo.
True Lies (1994)
After seeing Harry kill dozens of terrorists, Helen says: "I married Rambo".
Warriors (1994)
Rambo mentioned.
Voll normaaal (1994)
Heretic (1994) (Video Game)
Meltdown (1995)
"Do you think I want you playing Rambo?"
Two Much (1995)
Empire of the Censors (1995) (TV Movie)
Rosemary Stark alludes to it ("Rambo").
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Boxing Helena (1996) (TV Episode)
Will and Helena discuss who would win in a fight
The Innocent Sleep (1996)
Alan (Rupert Garves) tells Billie (Annabella Sciorra) "You're not exactly Rambo are you?"
Homicide: Life on the Street: For God and Country (1996) (TV Episode)
Frank refers to Colonel Rausch as "Rambo."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Escape 2000 (1996) (TV Episode)
"John John Rambo"
Roseanne: Roseambo (1996) (TV Episode)
episode title and character "Rambo"
Marshal Law (1996) (TV Movie)
The character of Rambo is mentioned in dialogue
My Fellow Americans (1996)
Kramer sarcastically calls Douglas Rambo
Earth Minus Zero (1996)
mentioned by the alien
Mystery Science Theater 3000: I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1997) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Finished, Rambo?"
Saturday Night Live: Sylvester Stallone/Jamiroquai (1997) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the Stallone Planet Hollywood sketch
Kalabog en Bosyo (1997)
The name of Rambo was mentioned.
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Toothbrush (1998) (TV Episode)
A patron at the gym calls Richard "Rambo".
Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends: Survivalists (1998) (TV Episode)
Louis says that Bo Gritz was the model for Rambo.
Ernest in the Army (1998)
Tufuti asks if Ernest is supposed to be Rambo.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Dead Man's Party (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the dialogue: "Yeah, but the outfits suck. This while Rambo thing is so over."
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Joey makes a comment about Kat's "Rambo" look.
The Last Train (1999) (TV Mini-Series)
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: The Good, the Bad and the Luau (1999) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Harvey and Salem
The Boondock Saints (1999)
While getting weaponry the twins pick up a replica of John Rambo's knife from Rambo: First Blood Part II and remark that it is a Rambo knife
Law & Order: Gunshow (1999) (TV Episode)
Jack refers to Rambo.
Spaced: Battles (1999) (TV Episode)
When Mike goes paintballing (an enters a huge war movie parody) he is wearing the same clothes as Rambo including the famous head-bandana. A quick shot of him tying it to his head is included which looks just like the quick shot of him doing it in this movie (same angle, speed, lighting, etc).
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Wanderlust (1999) (TV Episode)
Rambo in this film is mentioned by a suspect during interrogation
The West Wing: The State Dinner (1999) (TV Episode)
Mandy mentions Rambo when encouraging the president to use a hostage negotiator.
ER: Under Control (2000) (TV Episode)
A character is called Rambo, the name of First Blood's main character
Intrepid (2000)
Ca. 63 minutes into the film Sabrina calls Max Dennis a "Rambo".
The West Wing: Mandatory Minimums (2000) (TV Episode)
Bonnie refers to Josh as "Rambo" following his phone call.
Python (2000) (TV Movie)
Rambo mentioned
Beastie Boys: Video Anthology (2000) (Video)
Referenced in the song "Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun".
Jalla! Jalla! (2000)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Into the Woods (2000) (TV Episode)
Xander (about Buffy): "Yeah, when we went to deal with that vampire nest, she got all Rambo and torched the place."
American Justice: Payback for a Bully (2001) (TV Episode)
the character Rambo is mentioned
Falcon Down (2001)
The character of Rambo is mentioned twice in dialogue
Dirty Harry: The Original (2001) (Video)
Robert Urich makes reference to the character 'Rambo'
Skins (2002)
When Yellow Lodge tells his brother that he's a vigilante, he says, "What, like Rambo?"
A Kind of America (2002)
Rambo is mentioned in dialog
Becker: MisSteaks (2002) (TV Episode)
Linda shouts out the title of this movie as an answer during the game of charades (as Rambo).
We Get to Win This Time (2002) (Video)
From Puppets to Pixels: Digital Characters in 'Episode II' (2002) (Video)
the all action Yoda is compared to Rambo
Edgemont: Friday Night's All Right (2002) (TV Episode)
Erin refers to Anika as "Rambo."
The Getaway (2002) (Video Game)
"who do you think you are Rambo?"
Rambonomics (2002) (Video)
Selling a Hero (2002) (Video)
Kopps (2003)
A pizza called Rambo
The Fairly OddParents: Odd Jobs/Movie Magic (2003) (TV Episode)
Sylvester Calzone wears a headband like Rambo's in one scene.
The Foreigner (2003)
Dunoir is shoot and later he goes to his med.pack in the woods with weapons and medical aid. He take out the bullet and cure himself. Then he takes rifles and guns for his revenge. Just like Rambo does in "First Blood".
Taxi 3 (2003)
mentioned by Sylvester Stallone
Aquanoids (2003)
Clint mentions Rambo while watching Vanessa and her friends load up the pickup truck.
Fat Pizza (2003)
A Sylvester Stallone clone has the character surname "Ramboa"; a play on the surname of character John Rambo.
The Simpsons: Dude, Where's My Ranch? (2003) (TV Episode)
The Indians take a picture of Homer standing behind a wooden cutout of Rambo.
Detention (2003)
One guy calls another guy with a gun Rambo.
Tremors: Shriek and Destroy (2003) (TV Episode)
Open reference by a character
The Battle of Shaker Heights (2003)
the character Rambo is mentioned by Bart
Friends: The One with the Cake (2003) (TV Episode)
Phoebe's song for Emma: "Your name poses a dilemma. Cause not much else rhymes with Emma. Maybe the actor Richard Crenna, he played the commanding officer in Rambo."
True Crime: Streets of LA (2003) (Video Game)
In the "poor" ending, General Kim calls Nick "Rambo".
XIII (2003) (Video Game)
One of the Spads mentions John Rambo.
Fei ying (2004)
One of the characters mentioned Rambo.
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace: Hell Hath Fury (2004) (TV Episode)
The temp's outfit is inspired by Rambo's at the end of the episode.
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004)
Dialog mentions "Rambo" after the Yakuza shooting.
Adam & Evil (2004)
One of the characters says, of his female friend, that she's turned into "Rambette," after she goes off alone into the woods in search of a killer.
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
The title is visible in a magazine article.
Without a Paddle (2004)
Rambo is mentioned by name in Without a Paddle.
Summer Storm (2004)
Hansi calls one of his rowers "Rambo"
Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude (2004) (Video Game)
Rambo mentioned during first chat with Zanna, when choosing U.S. flag icon.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) (Video Game)
The town of Whetstone resembes Hope WA (the town Rambo escapes from)
Pretty Persuasion (2005)
One of the female characters compares her boyfriend to Rambo.
Robot Chicken: The Black Cherry (2005) (TV Episode)
kid dressed like Rambo with two guns
The Mighty Boosh: Call of the Yeti (2005) (TV Episode)
Vince talks about a tie being a multi-purpose accessory, he then lists looks he can do with it including "Rambo". As he says it, he mimes wrapping the tie around his head. A reference to Rambo from this movie's attire.
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: One Crazy Summoner/Guess What's Coming to the Dinner (2005) (TV Episode)
Billy's Dad calls Hoss Delgado "Rambo"
Mobsters and Mormons (2005)
Julie says, "Not everyone's Rambo."
Lord of War (2005)
Andre Baptiste Jr. asks Yuri for the gun of Rambo, Yuri asks him if he means part one, two or three.
9th Company (2005)
Rambo mentioned
Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Lost: Everybody Hates Hugo (2005) (TV Episode)
Sawyer calls Ana "Rambina" (female version of Rambo)
Special Dead (2006)
Rambo mentioned
The DiCaprio Code (2006) (Short)
Rambo 4: The Ride
Howard Stern on Demand: Best of 02/27-03/03, 2006 (2006) (TV Episode)
Fred quotes the film
Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (Video)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article. Also, a photograph is shown ("Rambo").
Snuff Box: The Wedding (2006) (TV Episode)
Matt pulls a knife out and holds it to Rich who says "Hey, go easy Rambo" -a reference to Rambo from this movie.
The Benchwarmers (2006)
Referring to Marcus, Clark says: "This nerd makes me look like Rambo".
ER: There Are No Angels Here (2006) (TV Episode)
Rambo is mentioned
Good Cop, Bad Cop (2006)
Ward refers to Bouchard as "Rambo on steroids"
Stargate: Atlantis: Sateda (2006) (TV Episode)
McKay to Beckett, "What are you, Rambo?"
Beerfest (2006)
Character says he'll "give them a war they won't believe".
Heartstopper (2006)
"What are you, Rambo?"
Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)
someone is called "Rambo"
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
Jeff Katz mentions it ("Rambo").
The Tripper (2006)
A character is encouraged to act like Rambo, and get his head stitched closed without professional help.
100% English (2006) (TV Movie)
Reference to Rambo
Strictly Confidential: Episode #1.4 (2006) (TV Episode)
Another client calls Phil Rambo, the main character in the older film.
Blood Diamond (2006)
10 min. into the film, the rebel leader introduces himself as Commander Rambo to Archer. Archer chuckles and says: "I've seen your films!"
Dead & Deader (2006) (TV Movie)
"Do your Rambo commando stuff"
Code Name: The Cleaner (2007)
"I'm some kind of black Rambo."
The Office: The Return (2007) (TV Episode)
Andy says he'll be back, "just like Rambo."
The War at Home: It's Not Easy Being Green (2007) (TV Episode)
Dave tries to guess which movie the family is about to watch. He calls First Blood incorrectly "Rambo".
Bob Gratton, ma vie/My Life: La chasse au canards (2007) (TV Episode)
Bob jokingly calls himself Rambo Gratton.
Reba: She's with the Band (2007) (TV Episode)
Barbra Jean tells Reba not to "go all Rambo" on Kyra.
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates the Substitute (2007) (TV Episode)
The narrator calls Monk "Ghetto-Rambo"
The Hills Have Eyes II (2007)
Rambo mentioned in dialogue (both carry machine guns)
Rocky + Drago: Sydney (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Math (2007) (TV Episode)
The narrator mentions that Greg watched "First blood" the day before.
Delta Farce (2007)
One of the banditos compares the soldiers to "Rambo."
Lost: Through the Looking Glass (2007) (TV Episode)
Rambo mentioned
Deadliest Catch: Crossing the Line (2007) (TV Episode)
Chilly calls John Mavar, "John Rambo" at one point
Fist of the Warrior (2007)
"he becomes Rambo all of a sudden"
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: K&R: Part 3 (2007) (TV Episode)
Matt suggests that making "Rambo Goes to Jalalabad" might not be a good idea.
Nitro (2007)
Rambo is mentioned
Sands of Oblivion (2007) (TV Movie)
Rambo mentioned
The Kingdom (2007)
A survivor describes the bombing event as like in Rambo.
Wrong Turn 2: Dead End (2007) (Video)
The charactor Amber is referred to as "Ramba" shortly after her military background is revealed... A reference to the Rambo character from the Rambo movies
Days of Darkness (2007)
"Great work, Rambo."
Chuck: Pilot (2007) (TV Episode)
"Thanks to Rambo here..." is quoted
The Final Season (2007)
One of the boys at the convenience store says that Mitch is wearing a "Johnny Rambo jacket."
Urban Justice (2007) (Video)
Eddie Griffin's character refers to Rambo while talking about his territory
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Sizzling Shrimp (2007) (TV Episode)
Morgan considers changing his last name to Rambo.
South Park: Imaginationland: Episode II (2007) (TV Episode)
Cartman is dressed as "Rambo"
Fred Claus (2007)
Frank Stallone mentions Rambo at the Siblings Anonymous group meeting.
Into the Night with...: Pierre Woodman und Brian Yuzna (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Yuzna
BUZZ! Das Film-Quiz (2007) (Video Game)
A Player looks like Rambo.
Private Practice: In Which Dell Finds His Fight (2007) (TV Episode)
Rambo mentioned.
Holiday in Handcuffs (2007) (TV Movie)
One of the police officers refers to Trudie's grandmother as "Grambo."
Ben Fries the Slaves (2007)
The Rimbaud epic explicitly references the Rambo character's exploits.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Rambo (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned
Lost: The Beginning of the End (2008) (TV Episode)
Rose calls a somewhat bloody Bernard, "Rambo".
The Irate Gamer: Other Contra Games: Part 1 (2008) (TV Episode)
When Chris mentions the lack of lives he says 'Who do they think I am? Rambo?'
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #14.6 (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Sylvester Stallone's interview.
The Fairly OddParents: Fairly OddBaby (2008) (TV Episode)
Timmy, Jorgen and Wanda all wear headbands like Rambo's when in 'action movie mode'.
Skins: Sketch (2008) (TV Episode)
Rambo costume seen
Taken (2008)
Bryan Mills is once referred to as Rambo.
Drillbit Taylor (2008)
Drillbit Taylor said "I even take down Sylvester Stallone as Rambo",
Drew Struzan: An Appreciation of an Artist (2008) (Video)
artwork courtesy of Drew Struzan
Iron Man (2008)
poster seen
Supernatural: Ghostfacers (2008) (TV Episode)
Corbett is called Rambo
Doctor Who: The Doctor's Daughter (2008) (TV Episode)
Donna calls a soldier Rambo
House M.D.: House's Head (2008) (TV Episode)
"Rambo style"
Lost: There's No Place Like Home: Part 2 (2008) (TV Episode)
Hurley says that the "Rambo-people" have left
30 Days: Gun Nation (2008) (TV Episode)
Morgan mentions Rambo and re-enacts a scene
Generation Kill: Screwby (2008) (TV Episode)
Rambo mentioned
No Bad Days (2008)
Rambo is mentioned
Generation Kill: Combat Jack (2008) (TV Episode)
Rambo is mentioned
Generation Kill: A Burning Dog (2008) (TV Episode)
Rambo is mentioned
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Batman: Part 2 (2008) (TV Episode)
John Rambo appears during the intro.
Tropic Thunder (2008)
Kirk mentions the first two Rambo films in discussing Tugg's physique
Flashpoint: He Knows His Brother (2008) (TV Episode)
Sgt. Gregory Parker makes a comment to a team member that the 18 year old boy they're searching for in the ravine is not Rambo.
Righteous Kill (2008)
Several characters mention "Rambo" while another cast member, Brian Dennehy was in the original Rambo feature, "First Blood."
How Not to Live Your Life: The Break Up (2008) (TV Episode)
Don mentions the Stallone Rambo sagas.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Mac and Dennis: Manhunters (2008) (TV Episode)
Frank tries to pass off the events of First Blood as his own experiences, but the gang calls him out on it.
Grey's Anatomy: Life During Wartime (2008) (TV Episode)
Derek calls Owen 'Rambo'
Beauties at War (2008)
Poster visible in Gaby's hairdressing salon.
Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia (2009) (Video)
Rambo mentioned
Guiding Light: Episode #1.15595 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jeffrey: "You heard that, Rambo?"
United States of Tara: Work (2009) (TV Episode)
a man in a headband is called Grambo
My Name Is Earl: Friends with Benefits (2009) (TV Episode)
Joy calls Earl "Rambo".
Dollhouse: Ghost (2009) (TV Episode)
"I don't want Rambo, I want a negotiator!"
Skins: Effy (2009) (TV Episode)
Rambo mentioned
Southland: See the Woman (2009) (TV Episode)
Dewey mentions Rambo while firing an automatic rifle
Question Time: Episode dated 30 April 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
Frank Skinner refers to the "Rambo-factor" of Gurkha soldiers.
Zwölf Winter (2009) (TV Movie)
One of the bankrobbers wears a Rambo mask. The character is also mentioned in dialogue.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.170 (2009) (TV Episode)
John Rambo is included in an $8,000 question
Weeds: Super Lucky Happy (2009) (TV Episode)
Ignacio (about Capt. Till): "Today he's no cop. Today he's Rambo."
Atop the Fourth Wall: Cable #1 (2009) (TV Episode)
"In his Rambo-like glee of shooting first and asking questions later..."
Kara no Kyoukai: The Garden of Sinners - A Study in Murder - Part 2 (2009)
The Rambo's trademark combat knife is used by Lio Shirazumi.
Horrid (2009)
Rambo mentioned
Our Lady of Chaos (2009) (Short)
Lucy calls Margo Rambo
Cleanflix (2009)
DVD cover
Micmacs (2009)
Rambo mentioned
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.27 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $7,500 question
Live fra Bremen: Episode #1.4 (2009) (TV Episode)
Referenced in a sketch
The Big Box: To the Devil a Daughter (2009) (TV Episode)
It is referenced on the cover of a video movie ("Rambo").
NCIS: Los Angeles: Ambush (2009) (TV Episode)
G calls the militia group Rambo wannabes.
Jersey Shore: A New Family (2009) (TV Episode)
The Situation says he looks like Rambo, pretty much, with his shirt off
A Night at the Movies: The Gigantic World of Epics (2009) (TV Movie)
under Diamond Farnsworth's name in graphic
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.79 (2010) (TV Episode)
Rambo is the subject of a $1,000 question
Legion (2010)
Before the ice cream truck comes, Bob asks Michael: "All right, Rambo, you mind tellin' us who we're fightin'?"
Four Lions (2010)
Waj fires his AK-47 up in the air, filming himself comparing himself to Rambo
NCIS: Jack Knife (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by DiNozzo to voice concerns about Werth going under cover
Archer: Skorpio (2010) (TV Episode)
Cheryl says: "As he takes her in his rippling, Rambo-ey arms."
Atop the Fourth Wall: Darker Image #1 (2010) (TV Episode)
"First, we have a Rambo-style guy..."
NCIS: Los Angeles: Blood Brothers (2010) (TV Episode)
Tiny says they went Rambo with the AK-47s.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Action 52 (2010) (TV Episode)
"A pig version of Rambo? Nah, that would have been too clever."
Alan Wake (2010) (Video Game)
Alan calls Barry ironically Rambo.
The Cinema Snob: Bad Movie Cinema Snob: McBain (2010) (TV Episode)
"We see Walken fight with who appears to be Vietnamese Rambo"
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.190 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "Cinema of 'Blood'"
Persons Unknown: The Edge (2010) (TV Episode)
Blackham (to Sgt. McNair): "What Rambo movie did you pop out of?"
Bad Movie Beatdown: Nighthawks (2010) (TV Episode)
mentions the Rambo franchise
Bad Movie Beatdown: Cobra (2010) (TV Episode)
mentions the Rambo franchise
The Expendables (2010)
Sylvester Stallone's character is said to have a history of "running through the jungle".
Norwegian Ninja (2010)
A "Rambo knife" is used to chop up cucumber at the Ninja camp.
Lake Placid 3 (2010) (TV Movie)
Brett is called Rambo
Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010) (Video)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
Saturday Night Live: Bryan Cranston/Kanye West (2010) (TV Episode)
In the cold opening, Pres. Obama (Fred Armisen) refers to Emmanuel Rahm as "Rahmbo."
Nostalgia Critic: It (2010) (TV Episode)
"Rambo or Dennis the Menace?"
Dexter: First Blood (2010) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Saturday Night Live: Robert De Niro/Diddy-Dirty Money (2010) (TV Episode)
Shasta mentions Rambo in her song on "What Up with That?"
The Hired Hit (2010) (Short)
A character talks about renting the movie
Cedar Rapids (2011)
Rambo mentioned
Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Conan: And in This Corner... Gingivitis! (2011) (TV Episode)
Vanessa Hudgens talks about using a Rambo gun in Sucker Punch
Particka: Episode #1.2 (2011) (TV Episode)
In Date Show skit, Ondrej impersonates John Rambo.
The Pool Boys (2011)
Rambo mentioned
Extreme Chef: Mountain Chefs (2011) (TV Episode)
Christine & Jerome mention Rambo when talking about the knife
Sector 7 (2011)
Rambo mentioned
Hollywood's Top Ten: Battle of the Warriors (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention for top warrior movies
Welshy Reviews: Tremors (2011) (TV Episode)
"...having more fire power than the Terminator, John McClane and Rambo combined."
God Bless America (2011)
Rambo mentioned
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope (2011)
Sylvester Stallone refer to as Rambo.
Parásitos: Die Parasite with a Vengeance (2011) (TV Episode)
Don Ramiro imitates Rambo
Battlefield 3 (2011) (Video Game)
An in-game assignment for multiplayer is called Rambo and the reward for completing it is a wearable dogtag with the unmistakable silhouette of John Rambo on it.
Zombies: A Living History (2011) (TV Movie)
Max Brooks alludes to it ("Rambo survivors").
Hung: We're Golden or Crooks and Big Beaver (2011) (TV Episode)
Rambo is mentioned in dialogue
Conan: It's the Great Pumpki-- No Wait, That's Just Conan's Head (2011) (TV Episode)
Major Bloomberg mentions Rambo
The Walking Dead: Cherokee Rose (2011) (TV Episode)
T-Dog mentions Rambo
General Hospital: Episode #1.12439 (2011) (TV Episode)
Rambo mentioned
The Grey (2011)
Rambo mentioned
Southland: Underwater (2012) (TV Episode)
"Granbo"
The Darkness II (2012) (Video Game)
Jenny: "Good job Rambo"
Bad Movie Beatdown: The Marine (2012) (TV Episode)
"He's making Rambo look like a pussy."
The Biggest Loser: Episode #13.13 (2012) (TV Episode)
Buddy mentions the character of Rambo.
Community: Pillows and Blankets (2012) (TV Episode)
Abed says, "Blanketsburg had drawn 'First Blood.' Pillowtown will draw 'First Blood, Part II.'"
Stealth (2012)
The character of John J. Rainbow is a direct rip off of John J. Rambo.
Elfie Hopkins: Cannibal Hunter (2012)
Rambo mentioned
The Secret Circle: Prom (2012) (TV Episode)
Rambo mentioned
General Hospital: Episode #1.12559 (2012) (TV Episode)
Rambo mentioned
Particka: Episode #3.13 (2012) (TV Episode)
Igor mentioned it.
General Hospital: Episode dated 8 June 2012 (2012) (TV Episode)
Rambo mentioned
Mains armées (2012)
Character reads title off a page
MythBusters: Hollywood Gunslingers (2012) (TV Episode)
Kari mentions guns used in this movie.
Schutzengel (2012)
Mentioned in dialogue by Henri Brietner.
True Blood: In the Beginning (2012) (TV Episode)
Rambo mentioned.
The Expendables 2 (2012)
Arnold Schwarzenegger's character Trench mentions Rambo.
Extreme Chef: Coast Guard Cook-Off (2012) (TV Episode)
Chef Susanne mentions "Rambo" when talking about her knife
Keith Lemon: The Film (2012)
Keith explains the movie's plot to Kelly Brook.
The Baytown Outlaws (2012)
"Rambo time!" when stitching Lincoln.
Almost Perfect (2012)
Anne and Gordon watch First Blood on tv
Nostalgia Critic: Turkish Rambo (2012) (TV Episode)
"Hey, doesn't every kid want to grow up to be Rambo?"
Brickleberry: Squabbits (2012) (TV Episode)
when Woody is shirtless with a weapon, he has a red headband on
Killing Heat (2012)
Gordon yells "Rambo" and puts his red tie around the top of his head to resemble John Rambo.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Ikari Warriors (2013) (TV Episode)
Ralf from Ikari Warriors was compared to John Rambo.
Java Heat (2013)
Lt Hashim describes Jake as a "Rambo"-like person.
Particka: Episode #6.8 (2013) (TV Episode)
Richard mentioned it.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Aliens (2013) (TV Episode)
James comments that Vascas is his favorite character for being a female Rambo.
Parenthood: Speaking of Baggage (2013) (TV Episode)
Rambo mentioned
Bnei Aruba: Episode #1.6 (2013) (TV Episode)
The kidnapper calls Yonatan "Rambo"
Atop the Fourth Wall: Solson Christmas Special Featuring Samurai Santa #1 (2013) (TV Episode)
A kid in the comic lists a bunch of Rambo accessories he wants, and Linkara adds to the list.
The Goldbergs: The Other Smother (2014) (TV Episode)
Adam Goldberg mention the main character, Rambo, in this movie
Toxin (2014)
Rambo mentioned twice
Star-Crossed: These Violent Delights Have Violent Ends (2014) (TV Episode)
Rambo mentioned
Face Off: Mad Science (2014) (TV Episode)
Rambo mentioned
My Name Is Jonah (2014)
Jonah mentions Sylvester Stallone playing Rambo.
Kill Your Killer (2014)
Michael's red bandana is a clear homage to John Rambo.
You Can't Do That on Television: Learning (TV Episode)
When Mr Schindler takes the class to the movies
You Can't Do That on Television: Embarassment (TV Episode)
The opening segment.
You Can't Do That on Television: Effort (TV Episode)
opening segment
You Can't Do That on Television: Beliefs (TV Episode)
When Chris takes Jill out to see First Blood

Featured in 

The Making of 'First Blood' (1982) (TV Movie)
Drawing First Blood (2002) (Video)
A Man Like Me (2002)
Júlli and Arnar watch it near the end of the film
Guts and Glory (2002) (Video)
Mola ser malo (2005) (Short)
The film is featured in a theater
Sir! No Sir! (2005)
A clip featuring John Rambo is shown.
I Love the 80's 3-D: 1982 (2005) (TV Episode)
in 1982 episode
Son of Rambow (2007)
The main characters are seen watching the film in a theater and on video, and are inspired to make their own action adventure movie.
Rambo (2008)
(Spoiler) Memory flashbacks of his self
Atop the Fourth Wall: Countdown: Part 1 (2009) (TV Episode)
"Donna Troy is Rambo."
20 to 1: Blockbuster Heroes (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on John Rambo.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The A-Team/The Karate Kid/Winter's Bone (2010) (TV Episode)
"Question of the Day" segment
Forget About It: Rocky (2011) (TV Episode)
Panda mistakes Rocky for Rambo at one or five points, showing scenes
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us: Super Power (2013) (TV Episode)
Features scenes, with dialogue, from the movie.
Hollywood et les hommes (2013)
Clips featured

Spoofed in 

Newhart: Pirate Pete (1985) (TV Episode)
Stephanie dresses as Rambo.
Free Ride (1986)
Spoofed in climax.
Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
Rambro
UHF (1989)
A cut-a-way, fantasy-like scene in which the main character is dressed like John Rambo and is in a similar situation as those in the Rambo movies
Ninja Academy (1989)
George's dream sequence spoofs this.
Alien Nation: Alien Nation (1989) (TV Episode)
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
Gizmo dresses up like Rambo while taking on a new batch of gremlins.
Doug: Doug Pumps Up/Doug Goes Hollywood (1992) (TV Episode)
A movie poster for "Dougbo" can be seen by the theater.
Backfire! (1995)
A Rambo impersonator appears.
Playboy: The Best of Pamela Anderson (1995) (Video)
"Pambo" skit
Joe's Apartment (1996)
When Joe goes mad and tries to kill all the roaches, he is dressed like Rambo and is an obvious Rambo parody.
Deer Avenger (1998) (Video Game)
Quasimodo d'El Paris (1999)
"Quasimodo is a killing machine"
Deer Avenger 2: Deer in the City (1999) (Video Game)
Deer Avenger 3D (2000) (Video Game)
Zoolander (2001)
The Hunted (2003)
'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection (2003) (Video)
Sylvester Stallone's interpretation of John Rambo is spoofed by Weird Al in "UHF."
Strongbad_email.exe (2004) (Video)
A painting of a Rambo-like character repeatedly shows up.
Confessions of an Action Star (2005)
interrogation scene
The DiCaprio Code (2006) (Short)
old Rambo uses walker, gets blown up
Dieter (2006) (TV Movie)
Sylvester Stallone in Rambo outfit chasing Dieter with a bazooka
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (2006) (Video Game)
A film in this title called 'Evacuator' spoofs elements of this film.
Catcher: Cat City 2 (2007)
A John Rambo-lookalike cat is seen during a fight scene.
Robot Chicken: President Evil (2008) (TV Episode)
Yogi Bear behaves like Rambo
Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009)
Has a wound at the same place John Rambo has, but instead of sewing it up himself he puts a band-aid on it
Robot Chicken: PS: Yes, in That Way (2009) (TV Episode)
Rambo has trouble expressing his feelings
Robot Chicken: I Love Her (2009) (TV Episode)
As part of the Monchhichi sketch
American Dad!: In Country... Club (2009) (TV Episode)
when Steve returns to the golf course
The Supermarket (2009)
Rambo-esque character setting booby traps & hiding in greenery
The Simpsons: The Fool Monty (2010) (TV Episode)
Burns falls through the trees like Rambo does in First Blood
The Joker Chronicles: First Blood (2011) (Video)
for the fans
Bros Before Hos (2013)
Performed as a play within the movie

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