Rambo III (1988) Poster



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First Blood (1982)

Followed by 

Rambo (2008)

Edited into 

The Marine (2006)
The helicopter gunships seen in the opening sequence are from footage used in Rambo III.


Rambo III (1989) (Video Game)
Rambo III (1989) (Video Game)
Rambo: No Blood (2008) (TV Series)


The Thing (1982)
Often uses Thing scream sound effect during explosions.
48 Hrs. (1982)
The quote "I'm your worst nightmare" was originally from this film.

Referenced in 

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
Chop Top is asking about a record Stretch played and he says: "What was that anyway, the...Rambo III soundtrack?" Rambo III was not released yet, however.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Chevy Chase/Thalassa Cruso/John Suter (1988) (TV Episode)
Johnny and Chevy Chase refer to Sylvester Stallone's new movie
Hey Hey It's Saturday: Episode dated 28 June 1988 (1988) (TV Episode)
Discussed during Sylvester Stallone's interview.
Twins (1988)
Julius looks at a poster of the film.
ALF: Suspicious Minds (1989) (TV Episode)
Raquel refers to the film.
The Dream Team (1989)
Seen on a theater marquee in New York City
Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland (1989)
referenced in a discussion
Death Force (1989)
Poster seen.
Dog Soldier: Shadows of the Past (1989) (Video)
The character John John Kyosuke Hiba is a direct reference to John Rambo.
Peacemaker (1989) (Short)
Revenge of the Radioactive Reporter (1990)
In the scene of the bar there is a boy disguised as Rambo in this movie.
Vreemde praktijken: Punneke (1991) (TV Episode)
Laurens Jan mentioned all three Rambo movies.
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Meng gui hu li jing (1991)
Yu has a Rambo III poster on her wall.
Oi aparadektoi: Kane mou ligaki mmm (1991) (TV Episode)
Popful Mail (1991) (Video Game)
Sven T. Uncommon: "I'm your worst nightmare, your scariest dream, your sexiest enemy."
Batman: The Animated Series: Pretty Poison (1992) (TV Episode)
Convict - "Who are you!?" Batman - "I'm your worst nightmare!"
Rugrats: The Big House/The Shot (1992) (TV Episode)
Hector: "Who's that?", Tommy: "You're worst nightmare"
Batman: The Animated Series: Vendetta (1992) (TV Episode)
Snail - "Who are you?" Killer Croc - "Your worst nightmare!"
Marienhof: Ein ganz gewöhnlicher Donnerstag (1993) (TV Episode)
The movie gets mentioned.
Last Action Hero (1993)
"I'm your worst nightmare."
Animaniacs: Video Review/When Mice Ruled the Earth (1993) (TV Episode)
Seen on video store shelf
Mulan (1998)
Firework Attendant - "Who are you!?" Mushu - "Your worst nightmare!"
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
"I'm your worst Nightmare"
Spaced: Battles (1999) (TV Episode)
The quick-cut shot of Mike attatching a grenade to his belt and a chain of bullets.
Big Trouble (2002)
Rambonomics (2002) (Video)
Selling a Hero (2002) (Video)
Command & Conquer: Generals (2003) (Video Game)
Jake's Booty Call (2003)
"I'm your worst nightmare"
I Love Your Work (2003)
"You're your own worst nightmare."
Speed Demon (2003)
"It's me. Your worst nightmare."
Attack of the Sabertooth (2005) (TV Movie)
"It looks like your worst nightmare."
Yôkai daisensô (2005)
Tadashi dressing as the Kirin Guardian is similar to Rambo's dressing including the iconic bandana scene.
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.
Lies & Alibis (2006)
"This is your worst nightmare."
The Sentinel (2006)
"You are chasing your own worst nightmare."
Stick It (2006)
"Meet my worst nightmare."
Hoot (2006)
"I am going to be your worst nightmare"
Android Apocalypse (2006) (TV Movie)
"What are you?" "Your worst nightmare."
Sea of Fear (2006)
"This is my worst nightmare"
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.
Fist of the Warrior (2007)
"I'm your worst nightmare"
30 Rock: SeinfeldVision (2007) (TV Episode)
While on the phone, Liz says 'I'm your worst nightmare'
Son of a Lion (2007)
Baktiyar says he enjoyed it.
Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? (2008)
A poster is seen during the closing credits.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Rambo (2008) (TV Episode)
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #14.6 (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Sylvester Stallone's interview, and a still image from the movie is shown.
JCVD (2008)
one of the employees mentions it
Beauties at War (2008)
Poster visible in Gaby's hairdressing salon.
Feast III: The Happy Finish (2009) (Video)
mentioned in dialogue
Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
"I am your worst nightmare at a court-martial"
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
When Mikaela stops a mini-robot from retrieving a shard from the office-safe, it says: - Who are you? She replies: - Your worst nightmare
Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
Blaine has a onesheet for it in his room
Bad Movie Beatdown: The Specialist (2010) (TV Episode)
recalling the unsuccessful then-conclusion to the Rambo franchise
Nostalgia Critic: Rocky IV (2010) (TV Episode)
"You still got two Rocky movies and a Rambo moving coming your way."
Johnny English Reborn (2011)
Like John Rambo, Johnny English is found living and working with Buddhists in the Himalayas.
Community: Pillows and Blankets (2012) (TV Episode)
Abed says, "It will escalate to 'Rambo III'!"
Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
"I'm your worst fucking Nightmare"
Honeymoon Hotel (2013) (Short)
Broken Age (2014) (Video Game)
Vella - "That's right, I'm your worst nightmare!"
22 Jump Street (2014)
"I'm your best... I'm your worst nightmare!"
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 Worst Licensed Games! (2015) (TV Episode)
Saturday Night Live: Taraji P. Henson/Mumford & Sons (2015) (TV Episode)
'I'm your worst nightmare' quoted during Hollywood Game Night sketch
Grandfathered: My Amal (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Sara
Deadpool (2016)
Deadpool: "I'm your worst nightmare"
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Ashton Kutcher/Kevin Millar & Sean Casey/Chris Eliopoulos/Stanton Moore (2016) (TV Episode)
Sean Casey introduces a clip from 2008 in which he asks David Ortiz for his five favorite movies, and this is #4

Featured in 

Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
Gizmo watches it on tv.
Close to Eden (1991)
An American Hero's Journey: The Rambo Trilogy (2002) (Video)
Clips, behind-the-scenes, interviews
Guts and Glory (2002) (Video)
Retrosexual: The 80's (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Rambo (2008)
(Spoiler) Memory flashbacks of his self
Reel Injun (2009)
A clip is shown
20 to 1: Blockbuster Heroes (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on John Rambo.
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us: Super Power (2013) (TV Episode)
Features scenes, with dialogue, from the movie.

Spoofed in 

Alien Nation (1988)
UHF (1989)
Repossessed (1990)
Nancy turns Father Jebedaiah into Rambo.
Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)
The kickboxing match and its result is also a spoof of the kali stick match in "Rambo III."
Redboy 13 (1997)
Baby Geniuses (1999)
"Who are you?", "Your worst nightmare."
Killjoy (2000) (Video)
"What the f*ck are you?" "I am your worst nightmare"
'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection (2003) (Video)
Sylvester Stallone's interpretation of John Rambo is spoofed by Weird Al in "UHF."
The Supermarket (2009)
Infiltrating Russian base & booby-trap tripwire mocked
Buba Shel Medina: Episode #2.7 (2013) (TV Episode)
Sasson Gabai's part

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