Rambo is an American media franchise centered on a series of action films. There have been five films released so far in the series: First Blood (1982), Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985), Rambo III (1988), Rambo (2008) and Rambo: Last Blood (2019).
The films follow John Rambo, a US Army veteran played by Sylvester Stallone, who is traumatised by his experience in the Vietnam War, and uses the skills he gained there to fight corrupt police officers, enemy troops and drug cartels.
The franchise has its roots in the 1972 novel First Blood by David Morrell. Stallone co-wrote the screenplays of all five films, and directed Rambo.
The film series has grossed $819 million in total, with the most successful film, Rambo: First Blood Part II, grossing $300 million.
In addition to films, the franchise also spawned an animated television series, Rambo: The Force of Freedom (1986), and a series of comic books, novels, video games and a Bollywood remake.
- Rambo: First Blood (1982).
- Rambo: First Blood, Part II (1985).
- Rambo III (1988).
- Rambo (2008).
- Rambo: Last Blood (2019).
- Rambo (2020) (Bollywood Remake).
Production & Filming Details
- Creator(s): David Morrell.
- Country: US.
- Language: English and Vietnamese.