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First Blood
First Blood

Year Released: 1982

Staring: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Brian Dennehy, Bill McKinney

Director: Ted Kotcheff

Plot

A veteran Green Beret is forced by a cruel Sheriff and his deputies to flee into the mountains and wage an escalating one-man war against his pursuers.

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"That town really didn't like veterans."

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"Stallone's second best performance to original Rocky. He pulls at your heartstrings, while you root for him to blow up the sheriff's office. Great ending credit music too. A true classic. "

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"The legend begins! America’s Uncle Sly grunts his way to a couple of nervous brake downs while helped along by war con artist Brian Dennehy. Kill count low. Sparse explosions. Only watch if you are comfortable being challenged in your established views regarding the sophistication of Stallone’s acting ability. "

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"He gave those hicks a war they wouldn't believe alright!"

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"It was a bad time for everyone, Rambo. It's all in the past now. First Blood is directed by Ted Kotcheff and adapted by Michael Kozoll, William Sackheim and Sylvester Stallone, from the novel written by David Morrell. It stars Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna, Bill McKinney and Jack Starrett. Cinematography is by Andrew Laszlo and the music scored by Jerry Goldsmith. Locations for the shoot were in British Columbia. John Rambo (Stallone), ex Vietnam war veteran, wanders into small"

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"**_Action/adventure masterpiece about a one-man-army_** Vietnam vet John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) drifts into a Rocky Mountain town looking for a war buddy, only to learn that he died due to exposure to Agent Orange the prior summer. The town's sheriff (Brian Dennehy) tries to steer Rambo out of town and winds up arresting him. Big mistake because Rambo is an ex-Green beret, a virtual one-man-army, who takes on both the police and the National Guard using jungle warfare tactics. "First B"

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