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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.
The film is considered to be the Logan (2017) of the Rambo films, and the film bares similarities with Logan. Both films are about the aging main protagonists forced to confront their violent pasts. In the film, Rambo is seen burying someone close to him. Rambo lives in isolation in the American Southwest, only for violence to return. Rambo reflects on his legacy as a career soldier. The villains interrupt Rambo's life. Rambo ventures into a conflict which he is outnumbered and outgunned. See more »
Many of the driving shots are obviously filmed against the green screen as the dirt on the windshield and edges of people's hair has an unnatural blue-gray tint. See more »
I've lived in a world of death. I tried to come home, but I never really arrived. A part of my mind and soul got lost along the way, but my heart was still here where I was born, where I would defend to the end the only family I've ever known, the only home I've ever known. All the ones I've loved are now ghosts. But I will fight to keep their memory alive forever.
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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 »
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 »
OK, so I have to admit: I can't help but love Sly Stallone. The guy just keeps coming back succesfully, against all odds. Who would have thought that he could pull off another Rambo flick at age 73? Well, I'm glad he did, because besides Liam Neeson, Denzel Washington and Mel Gibson, who are we gonna turn to for some old school, old-man-on-a-revenge-spree flick?
I was a big fan of First Blood, but didn't care so much for the second (too cartoonish) and third (too friggin' awful) installments. The fourth however, was just amazing. A slow build up, a suspenseful breakout and then cathartic violence. That last action sequence, where Rambo goes totally berserk and makes minced meat out of a whole army, I mean, come on, that was awesome.
The fifth Rambo is a little different in that it is more of a generic revenge flick in its setup. But only in its setup though. As soon as Rambo starts maiming and killing, this movie goes so far over the top you can't help but cheer him on. This is one bloody movie. Last blood it may be, but it is many a full bucket of it.
I also like how Rambo is more vulnarable in this flick. Stallone gets to use more of his acting chops in this one.
I know it's a lot to ask, and maybe I shouldn't even hope for it, but damn it, I sure would like another one of these.
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