Starring Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Brian Dennehy, Bill McKinney, Jack Starrett and Michael Talbott, "First Blood" (also known as "Rambo", "Rambo: First Blood") is a Drama/Action/Thriller film directed by Ted Kotcheff, and written by Michael Kozoll (screenplay), released on October 22 of 1982 in the USA.
A one man war.
Who directed "First Blood":
First Blood was directed by Ted Kotcheff, a Canadian director, producer, writer, and actor.
Before directing First Blood, Ted Kotcheff had directed Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?, released in 1978, Fun with Dick and Jane (1977), The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974), Billy Two Hats (1974), Wake in Fright (1971), and Tiara Tahiti (1962). Since, he directed Split Image, released in 1982, Uncommon Valor (1983), Joshua Then and Now (1985), Switching Channels (1988), Winter People (1989), and Weekend at Bernie's (1989).
When was "First Blood" released:
First Blood was first released on Friday, October 22, 1982, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, October 22, 1982 are The Sender (dir. Roger Christian), Dulces horas (dir. Carlos Saura), Halloween III: Season of the Witch (dir. Tommy Lee Wallace), and Jinxed! (dir. Don Siegel). This was thirty-seven (37) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, March 02, 1983 in France; Thursday, January 06, 1983 in Germany; Thursday, November 18, 1982 in Italy; Thursday, December 02, 1982 in Australia and on Saturday, December 18, 1982 in Japan.
Who is at the casting of "First Blood":
At the casting of First Blood we find Sylvester Stallone, previously seen in Rocky III (1982) and Victory (1981); Richard Crenna (Body Heat (1981), Death Ship (1980)); Brian Dennehy (Little Miss Marker (1980), Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979)) [ more... ]
- Richard Crenna and Sylvester Stallone have both also be seen in Rambo: First Blood Part II, released in 1985.
- Brian Dennehy and Sylvester Stallone can both be seen in F.I.S.T, released in 1978.
- Sylvester Stallone and Bill McKinney can also be seen in Cannonball!, released in 1976.
- Bill McKinney and Michael Talbott also appeared together in Any Which Way You Can, released in 1980.
What is the Storyline of "First Blood":
John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) is a former member of an elite United States Army Special Forces unit and was awarded the Medal of Honor for his service in the Vietnam War. The film begins after the war in America and takes place in December 1982. Rambo is searching for one of his friends from his unit, Delmare Berry and soon learns that he has died from cancer due to Agent Orange exposure. Although not yet revealed to the audience, Rambo knows he is now the last surviving member of his unit. The scene cuts [...]
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