First Blood Movie
80s Film Summary for First Blood
They picked the wrong day to mess with this military vet in the movie “First Blood.” In this 80’s movie, a man returns from war in Vietnam and realizes that he has to fight his own war to survive.
DVD ReleaseThe DVD for the movie First Blood was released on November 23, 2004 by Lions Gate and is rated R.
In the movie First Blood, we see John J Rambo returning home from Vietnam in a mentally unstable manner. He tries to stay in his hometown but the Sheriff Will Teasle thinks that Rambo poses a threat to the town.
Rambo escapes from the Sheriff’s capture and has to use some of his military tactics in order to survive. It’s one man against a town. Can he handle it? See for yourself in the movie First Blood.
John J. Rambo - Sylvester Stallone
Col. Samuel Trautman - Richard Crenna
Hope Sheriff Will Teasle - Brian Dennehy
State Police Capt. Dave Kern - Bill McKinney
Deputy Sgt. Arthur Galt - Jack Starrett
Deputy Balford - Michael Talbott
Deputy Ward - Chris Mulkey
Orval the Dog Man - John McLiam
Deputy Lester - Alf Humphreys
Deputy Mitch - David Caruso
Deputy Shingleton - as David Crowley
Preston - Don MacKay
Pilot - Chuck Tamburro
Trooper - David Petersen
Radio operator - Craig Wright Huston
TriviaJohn Travolta was originally chosen to play the role of John Rambo in the movie First Blood.
First Blood is taken from the book of the same name written by David Morrell.
80's Film Facts:
The Movie First Blood was released to theatres on 10/22/1982 by Orion, and grossed $47,212,904 at the box office in the US.
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