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Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)

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Rambo returns to the jungles of Vietnam on a mission to infiltrate an enemy base-camp and rescue the American POWs still held captive there.

Director:

George P. Cosmatos

Writers:

David Morrell (based on characters created by), Kevin Jarre (story by) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sylvester Stallone ... Rambo
Richard Crenna ... Trautman
Charles Napier ... Murdock
Steven Berkoff ... Podovsky
Julia Nickson ... Co
Martin Kove ... Ericson
George Cheung ... Tay (as George Kee Cheung)
Andy Wood Andy Wood ... Banks
William Ghent William Ghent ... Vinh
Vojislav Govedarica Vojislav Govedarica ... Yushin (as Vojo Goric)
Dana Lee ... Kinh
Baoan Coleman Baoan Coleman ... Gunboat Captain
Steve Williams Steve Williams ... Lifer
Don Collins Don Collins ... P.O.W. #1
Christopher Grant Christopher Grant ... P.O.W. #2
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Storyline

Only a few years after the all-out guerrilla war in First Blood (1982), John Rambo's former commanding officer, Colonel Sam Trautman, pulls him out of jail, only to send him back to a place he swore never to return: the impenetrable jungles of Vietnam. Entrusted with the dangerous task of collecting evidence that American POWs are still being held captive, Rambo agrees to infiltrate the unknown zone, and before long, he finds himself double-crossed, marooned behind the enemy lines. Once, John fought for his country. Now, the government has left him for dead in a Soviet-infested land. Can Rambo fulfil his suicide mission? Will he deliver his lethal justice? Written by Nick Riganas

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No man, no law, no war can stop him. See more »


Certificate:

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Trivia

The handgun used by Banks during the aborted helicopter landing of Colonel Trautman is a SIG-Sauer P226, making this the first feature film using SIG-Sauer handguns. The pistol had been developed as a contender for the official sidearm of US Army personnel. See more »

Goofs

When Rambo lands the chopper and pulls the M60 E4 machine gun from its door mount, the barrel is noticeably shorter than it was previously. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Prisoner guard: Let's keep those hammers working!
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Alternate Versions

In a television version there is footage of Rambo parachuting into the jungle after he cuts himself loose from the airplane. It was cut for the theatrical version and cannot be found on any of the early DVD releases. This scene is visible in the current DVD release. See more »

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Soundtracks

Peace in Our Life
Title Song
© 1985 Anabasis Music (BMI) and Elcajo Productions, Inc. (BMI)
Music by Frank Stallone, Peter Schless, Jerry Goldsmith
Lyrics by Frank Stallone
Sung by Frank Stallone
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A GREAT action film; Stallone IS THE PERFECT RAMBO!!
20 March 2002 | by brian jamesSee all my reviews

Sylvester Stallone returns to the silver screen in this second chapter of the Rambo trilogy. This time, he is released from prison under the condition that he return to the Viet Nam area to take pictures of suspected camps where American POW's are being held. He has to deal with having orders not to use deadly force and then having to dis-obey those very same orders or be killed. He has a new antagonist in the form of a Washington Bureaucrat named Murdoch who leads this fact finding mission. He soon realizes that no one can be trusted and even his former mentor Colonel Troutman (well portrayed by Richard Crenna) is in no position to assist him. What follows is battle after battle with Asian as well as Russian troops leading to an exciting climax where he confronts the REAL enemy. Add this one to your shelf of DVD's in the action section. This is a well directed and excellent film!


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Language:

English | Vietnamese | Russian

Release Date:

22 May 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$44,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,176,217, 26 May 1985

Gross USA:

$150,415,432

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$300,400,432
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Sound Mix:

70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints)| Dolby Stereo (35 mm prints) (4 channels)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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