First Blood


1h 34m 1982

Brief Synopsis

A soft-spoken Vietnam vet drifts into a small town looking for no trouble, but finds it in the form of a psychotic local sheriff who finds pleasure in hating him for no reason. After being locked up in the local jail, he escapes into the nearby forest where he becomes a one-man army bent on revenge

Film Details

Also Known As
Rambo, Rambo: First Blood
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Action
Adventure
Drama
War
Release Date
1982
Location
Tel Aviv, Israel; Yuma, Arizona, USA; Palm Springs, California, USA; Pakistan; Bangkok, Thailand; Dead Sea, Israel; Eliat, Israel; Jaffa, Israel; Jerusalem, Israel; Morocco

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Synopsis

A soft-spoken Vietnam vet drifts into a small town looking for no trouble, but finds it in the form of a psychotic local sheriff who finds pleasure in hating him for no reason. After being locked up in the local jail, he escapes into the nearby forest where he becomes a one-man army bent on revenge. When thing get out of hand the vet's ex-Colonel comes in with the military to convince him to give up the stand-off.

Crew

Bub Asman

Sound Editor

Salli Bailey

Hair

Bruce Barbour

Stunts

John Bartley

Consultant

Tom Bronson

Costumes

Fred J Brown

Sound Editor

Fitch Cady

Unit Location Manager

Jan Campbell

Production Assistant

Joan E Chapman

Editor

Margie Denecke

Foley Artist

Bennie Dobbins

Stunts

Diamond Farnsworth

Stunts

Buzz Feitshans

Producer

Thomas L. Fisher

Special Effects

Jerry Goldsmith

Music

Jerry Goldsmith

Song

Otta Hanus

Assistant Director

Will Harper

Stunts

Ilona Herman

Makeup

Dan Hill

Song Performer

Tim Hogan

Key Grip

John Holbrook

Camera Operator

Buddy Joe Hooker

Stunts

Toni Howard

Casting

Jacques Hubert

Assistant Director

Craig W Huston

Assistant Director

Cindy James

Animal Trainer

Mario Kassar

Executive Producer

Rick Kline

Sound

Michael Kozoll

Screenplay

Wolf Kroeger

Production Designer

Gregg Landaker

Sound

Andrew Laszlo

Dp/Cinematographer

Andrew Laszlo

Director Of Photography

Joseph Lederer

Photography

Jimmy Lile, Arkansas Knifesmith

Other

Gordon Mark

Unit Location Manager

Diane Minshall

Wrangler

Donald O Mitchell

Sound

David Morrell

Source Material (From Novel)

Arthur Morton

Original Music

Bridget Murphy

Production Coordinator

Herb Nanas

Coproducer

Tom Neuwirth

Camera Operator

Phillis Newman

Makeup

Phyllis Newman

Makeup

Thom Noble

Consultant

Thom Noble

Editor

Hugh Oaks

Animal Trainer

Conrad Palmisano

Unit Director

Conrad Palmisano

Stunt Coordinator

Rod Parkhurst

Camera Operator

Stephane Reichel

Art Director

Kimberley Richardson

Set Decorator

Pattie Robertson

Script Supervisor

William B. Sackheim

Screenplay

Edward Sandlin

Sound Editor

Bobby Sargent

Stunts

Hal Shaper

Song

Michael S Smith

Assistant Editor

Fred Stafford

Sound Editor

Sylvester Stallone

Screenplay

Lynn Stalmaster

Casting

Syd Stembridge

Consultant

Bill Thum

Props

Paul Tucker

Production Manager

James Turrell

Camera Operator

Andrew Vajna

Executive Producer

Michael Westmore

Makeup

Rob Young

Sound

Pamela Yuen

Assistant Editor

Film Details

Also Known As
Rambo, Rambo: First Blood
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Action
Adventure
Drama
War
Release Date
1982
Location
Tel Aviv, Israel; Yuma, Arizona, USA; Palm Springs, California, USA; Pakistan; Bangkok, Thailand; Dead Sea, Israel; Eliat, Israel; Jaffa, Israel; Jerusalem, Israel; Morocco

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States October 1982

Released in United States Fall October 22, 1982

Re-released in United States on Video May 9, 1995

The first installment of the highly successful "Rambo" series.

Released in United States October 1982

Released in United States Fall October 22, 1982

Re-released in United States on Video May 9, 1995