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Rambo: Last Blood (2019)

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Rambo must confront his past and unearth his ruthless combat skills to exact revenge in a final mission.

Director:

Adrian Grunberg (as Adrian Grünberg)

Writers:

Matthew Cirulnick (screenplay by), Sylvester Stallone (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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4 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sylvester Stallone ... John Rambo
Paz Vega ... Carmen Delgado
Sergio Peris-Mencheta ... Hugo Martinez
Adriana Barraza ... Maria Beltran
Yvette Monreal ... Gabriela
Genie Kim Genie Kim ... Bar Patron (as Genie Kim aka Yenah Han)
Joaquín Cosio ... Don Manuel
Pascacio López Pascacio López ... El Flaco (as Pascacio Lopez)
Óscar Jaenada ... Victor Martinez (as Oscar Jaenada)
Alexander Dimitrov Alexander Dimitrov ... Heli Pilot
Aaron Cohen ... State Police Captain
Nick Wittman ... Male Hiker
Jessica Madsen ... Becky
Louis Mandylor ... Sheriff
Owen Davis ... Rescue Worker
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Storyline

Almost four decades after they drew first blood, Sylvester Stallone is back as one of the greatest action heroes of all time, John Rambo. Now, Rambo must confront his past and unearth his ruthless combat skills to exact revenge in a final mission. A deadly journey of vengeance, RAMBO: LAST BLOOD marks the last chapter of the legendary series.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Everyone has one more fight in them. See more »

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong graphic violence, grisly images, drug use and language. | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The knife Rambo takes with him to Mexico to get Gabriela and loses is the same knife Stallone used in Rambo III. It can be clearly seen when Rambo stabs it in the table while talking to Gabriela's friend. See more »

Goofs

The left side face scar that Rambo received on David Blundell while being tortured on Vietnam and that was visible in the sequels is missing on this one. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Rambo: I finally came home, to defend the only family I've ever known. But all she's got is me. She's coming home.
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits other than the production company logos and the title of the film. In fact, the title of the film appears immediately after the production logos. See more »

Alternate Versions

Two different versions have been released theatrically. One version is 89 minutes long and has been released in the US and the UK. The other version, released in various countries, is 100 minutes long. The 100 minutes version has a longer opening sequence where Rambo is helping to rescue people caught in a storm. See more »


Soundtracks

Lolita la Cumbiambera
Performed by Andres Landero
Written by Andres Landero
Published by Edimusica USA (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Spirit Music Latino/Discos Fuentes/Sunflower Entertainment
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Not a Good Rambo Movie, But Sweet Score
2 October 2019 | by Lepidopterous_See all my reviews

Rambo 1: reluctantly fights ("I didn't do anything!") Rambo 2: reluctantly fights ("In prison at least I know where I stand.") Rambo 3: reluctantly fights ("I put in my time. My war is over!") Rambo 4: reluctantly fights ("I can't help you. I don't want to.") Rambo 5: MOTIVATED TO KILL 🇺🇸 🇺🇸 🇺🇸

Rambo: Last Blood is a hollow, self-contained sequel that manages to be both inconsistent and completely unnecessary for the character. The main plot points are so brief and uninspired that I am not sure why they didn't just cut out the entire first hour and summarize it in a cue card at the beginning. The girl who gets captured is a brand new, unknown, stubborn, and unlikable character made up for this film, essentially so she can be used as a prop to provoke Rambo's rage. This would have been forgivable had the film been honest about not wanting to do the drama and just jumped into the action. Instead we get a half-baked and uninteresting first hour trying to convince us why Rambo should care about her.

The film takes a bloodlust angle. Having just watched the first four installments, this is inconsistent to a degree with his character in that it's the only Rambo where he is actually motivated inside himself to go kill-rather than a victim to the system used and exploited for his supersoldier training in a way that places him in a moral dilemma he cannot refuse, like how it always has been with every other Rambo film.

Some are calling this MAGA: The Movie. There is a 20-second sequence where John Rambo goes rogue and is crossing the US-Mexico border back into the United States. He stops his truck at a flimsy little wooden fence in a field in the middle of the night, then rams the truck through the fence with ease. He goes on to lure a group of Mexican criminals, rapists, gang members, & murderers across the border to trespass onto his property where he proceeds to gun them down one by one. This film is every xenophobe's fantasy. The final half hour is just a series of deaths the enemies walk right into without any kind of resistance or forethought. Rambo is not challenged whatsoever. It is simply a massacre, like watching an old man slaughter goats.

One redeeming quality of this film is the score from Brian Tyler. He takes Rambo's Battle Adagio theme from the previous film and mixes in some A Monster Calls (Fernando Velàzquez) and LOTR (Howard Shore). This song takes place in a memorable scene just before the Trump wall advertisement.

Last Blood is legitimately not a good Rambo film. It isn't quite "pretend it never existed" bad, but it is quite a step back after the large step forward that was the previous installment.

Disappointed.


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USA | Hong Kong | France | Bulgaria | Spain | Sweden

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

20 September 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Canary Islands, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,872,919, 22 September 2019

Gross USA:

$44,819,352

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$91,490,353
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Extended Cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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