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Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985) Poster

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Follows 

First Blood (1982)

Followed by 

Rambo III (1988)
Rambo (2008)

Edited into 

Militia (2000)

Spin-off 

Rambo: First Blood Part II (1986) (Video Game)
Rambo (1987) (Video Game)
Rambo: No Blood (2008) (TV Series)

References 

The Terminator (1984)
Rambo's I'll be back quote.

Referenced in 

At the Movies: Better Off Dead/The Journey of Natty Gann/Commando (1985) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert says that Schwarzenegger's character in "Commando" (1985) is a cross between Superman and Rambo, presumably alluding to the movie in which Rambo's name became famous.
Death Wish 3 (1985)
Promoted on theater sign
The A-Team: Uncle Buckle-Up (1985) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Face
En vivo (1985) (Video)
Rambo mentioned in the first sketch.
Free Ride (1986)
Poster in dorm.
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1986)
The name of Rambo was mentioned.
F/X (1986)
Chopping Mall (1986)
Ikari Warriors (1986) (Video Game)
Inspired from this film.
Saturday Night Live: Anjelica Huston and Billy Martin/George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic (1986) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by A. Whitney Brown on Weekend Update
Reagan: Let's Finish the Job: Episode #1.2 (1986) (TV Episode)
Ronald wants to watch Rambo for the sixth time
Girls on Top: Bring Me More Flamingoes (1986) (TV Episode)
Amanda mentions the film during a rant about Sly Stallone.
Galaxy High School: It Came from Earth (1986) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Japanese tourist
Zombie Brigade (1986)
Poster seen.
Wanted: Dead or Alive (1986)
Title displayed on theater marquee as Rambo
Vamp (1986) (Video)
Title seen on theater marquee.
Korkusuz (1986)
Turkish remake
Filthy Rich & Catflap: Episode #1.5 (1987) (TV Episode)
Title is part of a Trivial Pursuit question
Contra (1987) (Video Game)
The character Lance Bean is based on Sylvester Stallone and the game takes place in a jungle similar to this movie
Spaceballs (1987)
Dot's line after Vespa blasts down some guards: "Hey, that was good enough for Rambo!"
Monstrosity (1987)
Scott and Mark give the theatrical movie poster to Frankie.
Prison (1988)
There is a poster for Rambo: First Blood Part II in Lasagna's and Tiny's cell.
D.O.A. (1988)
Dark Mission: Evil Flowers (1988)
Rambo mentioned by Sparks in a conversation with Carpenter.
Die Hard (1988)
The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie (1989)
Film poster shown in video store
Tremors (1990)
The Man from Auntie: Episode #1.6 (1990) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Ben Elton
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Wild Rebels (1990) (TV Episode)
referenced as part of Joel & the Bots' comments
Predator 2 (1990)
Jerry Lambert said "There will be no rush hour Rambo's" on the train scene.
Siskel & Ebert: Arnold Schwarzenegger: The Unlikeliest Star (1990) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert says "Predator" (1987) starts out like "Rambo" and ends like "Alien".
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Oi aparadektoi: Kane mou ligaki mmm (1991) (TV Episode)
dialogue
Deadly Currents (1991)
Poster seen and film is briefly discussed.
City of Joy (1992)
Sunset Heat (1992)
Bébé's Kids (1992)
Sniper (1993)
A painting of Rambo on the back of a truck
Marienhof: Ein ganz gewöhnlicher Donnerstag (1993) (TV Episode)
The movie gets mentioned.
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man: Cellar Beware (1994) (TV Episode)
The sequence of Bernice equipping herself with cleaning products is a take from the film.
True Lies (1994)
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man: In the Nam of the Father (1995) (TV Episode)
Cornfed looks like Sylvester Stallone and destroys the Vietnam village in a similar manner to the
Empire of the Censors (1995) (TV Movie)
Rosemary Stark alludes to it ("Rambo II").
Back to Back (1996) (TV Movie)
Saturday Night Live: Sylvester Stallone/Jamiroquai (1997) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Will Ferrell in car accident sketch
101 Dalmatians: The Series: The Making of... (1998) (TV Episode)
Lucky's idea for a show is First Bloodhound Part II.
Soldier (1998)
Spaced: Battles (1999) (TV Episode)
Brian is camouflaged by a painting in the same way John Rambo is camouflaged by a "wall" of mud.
Excel Saga: The Sacrificial Lamb of the Venomous Great Escape of Hell (1999) (TV Episode)
Some of the torture methodes are shown
Revolution OS (2001)
Saturday Night Live: Seann William Scott/Sum41 (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on The How Do You Say? Ah Yes, Show
Command & Conquer: Yuri's Revenge (2001) (Video Game)
Skins (2002)
Reign of Fire (2002)
The 'Alien' Saga (2002) (TV Movie)
Rambonomics (2002) (Video)
Selling a Hero (2002) (Video)
This Is Automat (2002) (Video)
Stephen King's Dead Zone: The Storm (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Dr. Donahue.
Operation Dance Sensation (2003) (Video)
copies one scene
Superior Firepower: The Making of 'Aliens' (2003) (Video)
Mention once
Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude (2004) (Video Game)
Larry references this film's plot in one of Zanna's conversations.
A Tale of Two Titans (2004) (Video)
This title is referenced.
Pirated Copy (2004)
A film editor asks for the title from a DVD vendor.
Amazones (2004)
Mentioned by Reneé
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
One of the films on the list
Epopeja o bureku (2005) (Short)
Captures some highlights from the film
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.
Jarhead (2005)
Chris Cooper, when briefing the sniper team on their mission says, "This is not Rambo time."
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 Rambo: First Blood Part II incorrectly "Rambo II".
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates the Substitute (2007) (TV Episode)
The narrator calls Monk "Ghetto-Rambo"
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Cutting School (2007) (TV Episode)
This is one of the movies that Chris has seen, from which he recites a line of dialogue.
The Last Sentinel (2007)
soldier rises from under the water while firing a machine gun
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates the Bachelor Pad (2007) (TV Episode)
Rochelle is dressed like Rambo from this film
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
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #14.6 (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Sylvester Stallone's interview.
Taken (2008)
Bryan is referred to as "Rambo"
Tropic Thunder (2008)
Kirk mentions the first two Rambo films in discussing Tugg's physique
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles: Samson & Delilah (2008) (TV Episode)
When Cameron walks by a store window, the cover of Rambo: First Blood Part II can be seen.
QI: Film (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a film starring Steven Berkoff as a villain.
The Supermarket (2009)
Title mentioned
Gary Unmarried: Gary Tries to Find Something for Mitch (2010) (TV Episode)
When Jay fires Mitch, effectively abandoning him, Mitch says, "Now I know how Rambo felt", referring to the scene where the chopper turns back and leaves Rambo and the POWs behind.
Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
Poster is seen inside ski patrol lodge
Bad Movie Beatdown: Cobra (2010) (TV Episode)
also from the director of Cobra
The Expendables (2010)
John Rambo tells Co Bao that he is expendable
Shawn's Delivery Deadline (2011) (Short)
Poster seen in background.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.6 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ryan Gosling mentions that he saw the film as a kid
Rich Hall's Continental Drifters (2011) (TV Movie)
Still shown, Rich Hall says in the Eighties there was just "big daddy paternal action figures" like Rambo.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.97 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay says that if an American had made "The Artist," it would have a sequel called "The Artist: First Blood II"
Last Man Standing: Ding Dong Ditch (2012) (TV Episode)
Frank Milbauer accuses Mike of "going all Rambo" on his son. It was the second Rambo movie that spawned this expression, as in First Blood, Rambo was not the aggressor, the sheriff was.
Community: Pillows and Blankets (2012) (TV Episode)
Abed says, "Blanketsburg had drawn 'First Blood.' Pillowtown will draw 'First Blood, Part II.'"
Parks and Recreation: The Debate (2012) (TV Episode)
Andy acts out "Rambo: First Blood Part II" for the campaign contributors.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.140 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay says the next "Rambo" film will be called "Rambo: First Blood, Second Hip"
Mains armées (2012)
Character reads title off a page
The Expendables 2 (2012)
In one scene when Maggie asked why he's so nervous around her, he replies "Let's just say bad things have happended to people I've gotten close to". He's probably referencing Co Bao, Stallone's love interest (who was also part of an Asian descent) from Rambo: First Blood Part II who was killed.
Bad Movie Beatdown: The Marksman (2012) (TV Episode)
"...like ripping this twist out of Rambo: First Blood Part II."
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Alien³ (2013) (TV Episode)
A VHS tape of this movie was shown in the Cinemassacre's Monster Madness promo.

Featured in 

At the Movies: Is Hollywood Selling War to Kids? (1985) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown. Cited for its message: War is fun.
Slaying the Dragon (1988) (TV Movie)
The Siskel & Ebert 500th Anniversary Special (1989) (TV Movie)
Clip is shown.
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
Gizmo enjoyed watching Rambo from his cage and then mimics Rambo in the battles with the gremlins with the exploding arrowheads and red bandanna. He even replies "Rambo" when he bust through the vent.
We Get to Win This Time (2002) (Video)
Guts and Glory (2002) (Video)
I Love the '80s Strikes Back: 1985 (2003) (TV Episode)
Footage from this film was edited into this mini-series.
Retrosexual: The 80's (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Hollywood Vietnam (2005) (TV Movie)
Clip(s) from this film were included. The film was identified by title/year/director in a sub-caption.
Rambo (2008)
(Spoiler) Memory flashbacks of his self
Bigger Stronger Faster* (2008)
Several brief clips
Watchmen (2009)
Seen on Ozymandias tv monitor wall
20 to 1: Blockbuster Heroes (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on John Rambo.
The Cinema Snob: Bad Movie Cinema Snob: McBain (2010) (TV Episode)
clips shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.98 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Sylvester Stallone films
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.169 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jaywalking participant is substituted for Sylvester Stallone in scene in which he shoots exploding arrow across river
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Pumpkinhead (2012) (TV Episode)
James says there should be a Rambo vs. Pumpkinhead movie.
DVD-R Hell: Deception of a Generation: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Gary shows off a toy gun from this movie.
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us: Super Power (2013) (TV Episode)
Features scenes, with dialogue, from the movie.

Spoofed in 

Ramb-Ohh! (1986) (Video)
Evil Dead II (1987)
Ramb-Ohh: The Sex Platoon (1987) (Video)
The titles...
Twins (1988)
UHF (1989)
When George Newman goes to channel 8 to rescue Stanley Spadowski he daydreams that he is John Rambo
Repossessed (1990)
Spy Hard (1996)
In jungle scene when Steele is arming self
Command & Conquer: Yuri's Revenge (2001) (Video Game)
Fukssvansen (2001)
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002) (Video Game)
the game's fictional movie 'Exploder: Evacuator Part II' is a spoof of Rambo: First Blood Part II
'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection (2003) (Video)
Sylvester Stallone's interpretation of John Rambo is spoofed by Weird Al in "UHF."
Confessions of an Action Star (2005)
Movie poster and scenes spoofed as 'Jimbo'.
Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)
While Dick is playing with his son during the music montage after they are making money again, Dick emerges in slowmotion from the water in the pool with a squirtgun, ambushing his son. A spoof of the similar scene in Rambo.
Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009)
Spoofs Rambo hiding in the mud, then opens his eye. Paul Blart does that in the Hockey outfit
Community: Modern Warfare (2010) (TV Episode)
Jeff shoots up the Dean's office the way Rambo does to Murdock

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