Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985) Poster


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First Blood (1982)

Followed by 

Rambo III (1988)
Rambo (2008)

Edited into 

Militia (2000)


Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985) (Video Game)
Game based on movie.
Rambo (1986) (TV Series)
TV series based on the feature film franchise.
Rambo: First Blood Part II (1986) (Video Game)
Game based on movie.
Rambo (1987) (Video Game)
Rambo: No Blood (2008) (TV Series)


The Terminator (1984)
Rambo says: "I'll be back".

Referenced in 

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Chuck Yeager/George Carlin (1985) (TV Episode)
A new Rambo doll is mentioned in the monologue
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.
Hill Street Blues: Somewhere Over the Rambo (1985) (TV Episode)
Alan Bradford is dressed up as John Rambo and talks like Stallone.
Death Wish 3 (1985)
Promoted on theater sign
The Facts of Life: Born Too Late (1985) (TV Episode)
Tootie and Andy go see this movie
The A-Team: Uncle Buckle-Up (1985) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Face
Black Fire (1985)
The protagonist unloads a giant machine gun while screaming in anger just like Rambo at the end of the movie.
En vivo (1985) (Video)
Rambo mentioned in the first sketch.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Angie Dickinson/Gene Rader (1986) (TV Episode)
The audience votes to put a Rambo action figure in a trash compactor
Free Ride (1986)
Poster in dorm.
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1986)
The name of Rambo was mentioned.
F/X (1986)
poster seen.
Chopping Mall (1986)
Ikari (1986) (Video Game)
Inspired from this film.
Sex Violence & Values: Changing Images (1986) (TV Movie)
Film's poster seen.
Saturday Night Live: Anjelica Huston and Billy Martin/George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic (1986) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by A. Whitney Brown on Weekend Update
Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986)
Jason kills Cory using Rambo's black bowie knife from this movie
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
Vamp (1986) (Video)
Title seen on theater marquee.
The Making of 'Captain Eo' (1986) (TV Special)
Rambo costume.
Korkusuz (1986)
Turkish remake
Wanted: Dead or Alive (1987)
Title displayed on theater marquee as Rambo
Filthy Rich & Catflap: Episode #1.5 (1987) (TV Episode)
Title is part of a Trivial Pursuit question
Kontora (1987) (Video Game)
The character Lance Bean is modeled after Sylvester Stallone and the game takes place in a jungle similar to this movie
Growing Pains: Carnival (1987) (TV Episode)
"Maggie, Ben carries pictures of Rambo."
Growing Pains: The Awful Truth (1987) (TV Episode)
Ben comes in dressed up as Rambo, and Jason later calls him that.
Million Dollar Mystery (1987)
Tugger mentions a Rambo video tape.
Spaceballs (1987)
Dot's line after Vespa blasts down some guards: "Hey, that was good enough for Rambo!"
The Morton Downey Jr. Show: Episode dated 19 October 1987 (1987) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Gloria Leonard.
Prison (1987)
There is a poster for Rambo: First Blood Part II in Lasagna's and Tiny's cell.
Monstrosity (1987)
Scott and Mark give the theatrical movie poster to Frankie.
Shahenshah (1988)
A poster of the film is seen in the restaurant where J.K. and Mathur meet Inspector Shrivastava for the first time.
D.O.A. (1988)
Not Necessarily the News: Not Necessarily the News of the World (1988) (TV Episode)
Father Guido Sarducci mentions the film.
Dark Mission: Evil Flowers (1988)
Rambo mentioned by Sparks in a conversation with Carpenter.
Striker (1988)
It is referenced.
At the Movies: Funny Farm/Rambo III/Big/Call Me/Crocodile Dundee II (1988) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Rambo III" review.
Die Hard (1988)
Zombie Brigade (1988)
Poster seen.
The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie (1989)
Poster is shown in a video store.
Empty Nest: Rambo of Neiman Marcus (1989) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Dog Soldier: Shadows of the Past (1989) (Video)
The character John John Kyosuke Hiba is a direct reference to John Rambo.
Tremors (1990)
Ben Elton: The Man from Auntie: Episode #1.6 (1990) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Ben Elton
At the Movies: Arnold Schwarzenegger: The Unlikeliest Star (1990) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert says "Predator" (1987) starts out like "Rambo" and ends like "Alien".
Pump Up the Volume (1990)
Video box in video store.
Keeping Up Appearances: Daddy's Accident (1990) (TV Episode)
Daisy drinks from a Rambo II mug.
Keeping Up Appearances: Stately Home (1990) (TV Episode)
Hyacinth drinks from a Rambo II mug.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Wild Rebels (1990) (TV Episode)
referenced as part of Joel & the Bots' comments
Predator 2 (1990)
Jerry Lambert said "We don't need any rush hour Rambos here" on the train scene.
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.
Oi aparadektoi: Kane mou ligaki mmm (1991) (TV Episode)
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)
Married with Children: I Want My Psycho Dad: Part 2 (1994) (TV Episode)
title reference
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
Rangeela (1995)
Empire of the Censors (1995) (TV Movie)
Rosemary Stark alludes to it ("Rambo II").
Back to Back (1996) (TV Movie)
Quack Pack: Nosy Neighbors (1996) (TV Episode)
Donald dresses himself like Rambo and arms himself to the teeth like Rambo does in the movie.
Saturday Night Live: Sylvester Stallone/Jamiroquai (1997) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Will Ferrell in car accident sketch
101 Dalmatians: The Series: Swine Song/Watch for Falling Idols (1997) (TV Episode)
Lucky mentions a Thunderbolt movie that parodies this movie title
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
Langt fra Las Vegas: En Ordentlig Sneppetur (2001) (TV Episode)
Casper thinks that he is going to watch it in the cinema with Kim Schumacher.
Revolution OS (2001)
Saturday Night Live: Seann William Scott/Sum41 (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on The How Do You Say? Ah Yes, Show
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)
The Dead Zone: The Storm (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Dr. Donahue.
Operation Dance Sensation (2003) (Video)
copies one scene
The Rundown (2003)
Manito: Rambo, Rambo in the jungle.
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.
Man yan (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."
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
DVDs being sold in the store behind Pamela Anderson
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)
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"
First Blood Part II: How to Become Rambo Part 2 (2008) (Video)
Clips, making of, Interviews, etc.
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.
To syndromo tis Hionatis (2008)
A poster 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.
Abduction (2011)
Playing dead, then when the goons believe it they wake up a shoot them
Hren' 2.0: KITAYPAD (2011) (TV Episode)
Photo still on the box of Rambo TV games - Chinese bootleg game console shown in the opening.
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."
DVD-R Hell: Deception of a Generation: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Gary shows off a toy gun from this movie.
G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
In one scene Colton plays dead & then kills a few goons, Rambo did the same thing in 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.
Kummeli V (2014)
Jouni has a poster of this film on the wall of his room.
The Expendables 3 (2014)
In one scene Luna criticizes Barney's plan which is "spraying the building with bullets", by saying "It's a great plan, if it was 1985
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 1 October 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned in discussion of films released in 1985
Cutting Compromise: Editing Nightbreed (2014) (Video)
mentioned once
The Cinema Snob: Turkish First Blood (2014) (TV Episode)
"And you thought you had to wait for Turkish First Blood Part II to get a love interest for Rambo."
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 Worst Licensed Games! (2015) (TV Episode)
The Possessed: Through the Night (2015) (Short)
The scene, where The Possessed bandage dress.
Im Anfang war das Herz (2016)
The shooting scene at the end of the movie is like the similar scene in Rambo 2 before the helicopter excape.
The Cinema Snob: Donald Tramp (2016) (TV Episode)
"At one point he puts his tie around his head like he's fucking Rambo."
The Goldbergs: Recipe for Death II: Kiss the Cook (2016) (TV Episode)
Adam puts on the hair tie. Mentioned.
Second Blood (2016)
A homage to the movie, heavily inspired by its screenplay.
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Apes rises from under the ground while firing a machine gun
Révolution VHS (2017) (TV Movie)
Video cover is shown
Young Sheldon: Rockets, Communists, and the Dewey Decimal System (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during dinner.
SEAL Team: Borderlines (2017) (TV Episode)
"Isn't that the plot to Rambo 2?"
Bienvenido Mister Wan-Da (2017) (TV Movie)
Scene restaged by José Mota and agent Secreto.
The Cinema Snob: Death Wish 3 (2018) (TV Episode)
The Snob mentions it.
The Best Way to Die Hard (2018) (Short)
Water combat and fights are referenced.

Featured in 

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Sylvester Stallone/A. Whitney Brown/Horacio Gutiérrez (1985) (TV Episode)
Sylvester Stallone introduces a clip from his movie
First Blood Part II: Action in the Jungle (1985) (Video)
Clips, making of, Interviews, etc.
First Blood Part II: The Last American POW (1985) (Video)
Clips, making of, Interviews, etc.
First Blood Part II: Sean Baker - Fulfilling a Dream (1985) (Video)
Clips, making of, Interviews, etc.
At the Movies: Is Hollywood Selling War to Kids? (1986) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown. Cited for its message: War is fun.
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
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)
An American Hero's Journey: The Rambo Trilogy (2002) (Video)
Clips, behind-the-scenes, interviews
Guts and Glory (2002) (Video)
I Love the '80s Strikes Back: 1985 (2003) (TV Episode)
Clips from the film are shown while the cast comment on it.
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.
Bigger Stronger Faster* (2008)
Several brief clips
Rambo (2008)
(Spoiler) Memory flashbacks of his self
First Blood Part II: Interview with Sylvester Stallone (1985) (Video)
Clips, making of, Interviews, etc.
First Blood Part II: Interview with Richard Crenna (1985) (Video)
Clips, making of, Interviews, etc.
First Blood Part II: Behind the Scenes (1985) (Video)
Clips, making of, Interviews, etc.
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.
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us: Super Power (2013) (TV Episode)
Features scenes, with dialogue, from the movie.
Videofobia: Robot King (2013) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Top 40 Ultimate Action Movies (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 25 in the Countdown
Ilusión Nacional (2014)
Clips used
Chuck Norris vs. Communism (2015)
Clips shown
Honest Game Trailers: Gears of War (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Honest Trailers: Die Hard (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Burn Motherfucker, Burn! (2017)
Short clip shown when someone references Rambo
Honest Trailers: Honest Trailers (Written by a Robot) (2018) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
First Blood Part II: Rambo Takes the 80s Part 2 (2018) (Video)
Clips, making of, Interviews, etc.
First Blood Part II: The Restauration Part 2 (2018) (Video)
Clips, making of, Interviews, etc.

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.
Alien Nation: Alien Nation (1989) (TV Episode)
"Rambo 6" is advertised on a cinema marquee.
Repossessed (1990)
Nancy turns Father Jebedaiah into Rambo.
Roundhouse: Conflict (1992) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as 'Bambo: First Blood Part 7 or 8'
Tank Girl (1995)
Tank Girl taunts a Water & Power soldier who can't shoot her by saying you "can't shoot worth a shit" & then kills him with an arrow
Spy Hard (1996)
In jungle scene when Steele is arming self
Command & Conquer: Yuri's Revenge (2001) (Video Game)
Character Sammy Stallion recites Rocky- and Rambo-like lines.
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
Robot Chicken: Victoria's Secret of NIMH (2014) (TV Episode)
Bryan kills the Lost Boys Rambo-style
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
During the battle with Plankton, Spongebob is dressed up like Rambo and shoots a ketchup like machine gun while giving a war cry
RamBorat: To Proto Psema #teaser 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
fun made
RamBorat: To Proto Psema #trailer 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
fun made

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