Full Metal Jacket (1987)

Introduction Full Metal Jacket is a 1987 war film directed, co-written, and produced by Stanley Kubrick and starring Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D’Onofrio and Adam Baldwin. The screenplay by Kubrick, Michael Herr, and Gustav Hasford was based on Hasford’s novel The Short-Timers (1979). The storyline follows a platoon of US Marines through their… Read More

Rambo: Last Blood (2019)

Introduction Rambo: Last Blood is a 2019 American action film directed by Adrian Gr├╝nberg. The screenplay, co-written by Matthew Cirulnick and Sylvester Stallone (from a story by Dan Gordon and Stallone), is based on the character John Rambo created by author David Morrell for his novel First Blood. The story follows the titular Vietnam War… Read More

Rambo (2008)

Introduction Rambo is a 2008 American action film directed by Sylvester Stallone, who co-wrote it based on the character John Rambo created by author David Morrell for his novel First Blood. The story follows the titular Vietnam War veteran (reprised by Stallone) as he leads a group of mercenaries into Burma to rescue Christian missionaries,… Read More

Rambo III (1988)

Introduction Rambo III is a 1988 American action film directed by Peter MacDonald and co-written by Sylvester Stallone, who also reprises his role as Vietnam War veteran John Rambo. A sequel to Rambo: First Blood, Part II (1985), it is the third instalment in the Rambo franchise, followed by Rambo (2008). It was the last… Read More

Rambo: First Blood, Part II (1985)

Introduction Rambo: First Blood Part II is a 1985 American action film directed by George P. Cosmatos and co-written by Sylvester Stallone, who also reprises his role as Vietnam War veteran John Rambo. A sequel to First Blood (1982), it is the second instalment in the Rambo franchise, followed by Rambo III (1988). It co-stars… Read More

Rambo: First Blood (1982)

Introduction First Blood is a 1982 American action film directed by Ted Kotcheff, and co-written by Sylvester Stallone, who also stars as Vietnam War veteran John Rambo. It co-stars Richard Crenna and Brian Dennehy, and is the first instalment in the Rambo franchise, followed by Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985). The film is based… Read More

Rambo Franchise

Introduction 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… Read More

Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988)

Introduction Braddock: Missing in Action III a 1988 action adventure film, and a sequel to Missing in Action (1984), following the second film, Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985), which was a prequel. It is the third and final installment in the Missing in Action series. The film stars Chuck Norris, who co-wrote the… Read More

Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)

Introduction Missing in Action 2: The Beginning is a 1985 action adventure film, and a prequel to Missing in Action (1984), both of which star Chuck Norris. It was directed by Lance Hool, and written by Steve Bing, Larry Levinson and Arthur Silver. Missing in Action 2: The Beginning was filmed back to back with… Read More

Missing in Action (1984)

Introduction Missing in Action is a 1984 American action film directed by Joseph Zito and starring Chuck Norris. It is set in the context of the Vietnam War POW/MIA issue. Colonel Braddock, who escaped a Vietnamese prisoner of war camp 10 years earlier, returns to Vietnam to find American soldiers listed as missing in action… Read More