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RAMBO IV Plot Points Revealed!!


Merrick here...


Entertainment Weekly has revealed what appears to be the premise finally settled on for RAMBO IV (that IV is a "4", not short hand for "intravenous drip") via an interview with Stallone.

The project has been in development for a very long time and been through multiple permutations (at one point Rambo was a family man whose daughter gets kidnapped, for example).

Here's what they're going with now, although I should point out that several previous itterations of the film seemed equally as certain at some point.

Not a ton of detail, but here’s the gist of it:


So, the script that emerged — a ''first draft'' Stallone has written with Art Monterastelli (The Hunted) — finds Rambo living a monastic lifestyle in Bangkok and salvaging old PT boats and tanks for scrap metal. (''It's like he's stripping himself down,'' says the actor, pensively. ''That old piece of military equipment.'') When a group of volunteers bringing supplies into Burma disappears, a relative of one of the missing missionaries begs Rambo to find them. He heads off with a team of young guns, a plot point required by the financiers, who wanted to hedge against Rambo's possible mono-generational appeal.


Interesting.

So, Bruce Willis’ John McClane has a young sidekick in DIE HARD 4.0 (or whatever they finally decided to call it), and now Stallone has a gaggle of ‘em for RAMBO? If Arnie comes back for another TERMINATOR film, maybe we’ll get “Terminator Teens”...or “The Cyberdyne Seven”?

I have mixed feelings about all this issue. Part of me understands the need to appeal to a younger dynamic for demographic and marketing reasons. But, another part of me feels that a vast majority of people attending these films will be folks who were big on the franchises back in the day…folks who may find the presence of young sidekicks formulaic and distracting. I tend to lean towards the later philosophy.

There’s been a fair amount of discussion on recent Stallone-related Talkbacks about whether or not Sly is “too old” to be reprising the roles of either John Rambo, or ROCKY BALBOA (which will be released this Christmas). While I personally think dropping in on Rocky makes more sense after all these years, revisiting either role could be compelling as long as “real time” aging is factored in. This was, after all, one of the driving emotional through lines for James T. Kirk in STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN; it was an ingenious conceit that profoundly affected our view of (and the breadth of) the character. A similar approach might work well with Sly’s guys.

Which, evidently, is precisely what Stallone is doing.

You can read the entire EW article HERE.




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  • July 31, 2006, 8:56 a.m. CST

    first

    by Hige-sama

    yeah, i went there.

  • July 31, 2006, 9:13 a.m. CST

    Ugh... we really need another Rambo?

    by robotdevil

  • July 31, 2006, 9:15 a.m. CST

    Why isn't he fighting the Taliban warlords?

    by Ricky Henderson

    I am so let down by this development. What the heck is Die Hard 4.0? Is that actually happening?

  • July 31, 2006, 9:15 a.m. CST

    Yes...

    by skizzy

    Yes we do.

  • July 31, 2006, 9:18 a.m. CST

    Ricky - he's the one that started it all back in Rambo3

    by The Equalizer

    Just think how much trouble would have been saved if Rambo didn't help the Afghanis!

  • July 31, 2006, 9:18 a.m. CST

    Indy 4: The Return of Short Round?

    by SamuelLappDance

    It would certainly make MORE sense for a fourth Indy flick to have Short Round carry a big part of the action ... especially if the Powers that Be set the thing in Asia as has been rumored. It's always more believable for a hot young Asian chick to hook up with a geezer adventurer than some Katie Holmes-like actress. And you could cast some young martial-arts badass as Mr. Round. SO many possibilities. Then again, Indy and Marion together again would be a dream come true. Oh wait. This is a Rambo talkback. Ugh. Without the late Richard Crenna, this film holds NO interest for me. At least John Rhys-Davies can resurrect Sallah, for Chrissakes.

  • July 31, 2006, 9:20 a.m. CST

    RICKY

    by Joseph Merrick

    http://tinyurl.com/oo2xr

  • July 31, 2006, 9:21 a.m. CST

    Urrrgghhhhhhhh

    by Samson_K

    I was hoping that this might be more in the vein of First Blood rather than the wankfests that Rambo II and III were! But it seems that it will be a remake of Uncommon Valour! Why not go the full hog and have John Rambo, John Matrix and James Braddock all teaming up to rescue every kidnapped and missing American in the world. Call it 'Rambo Commando Missing in Action Force'?

  • July 31, 2006, 9:21 a.m. CST

    That's horrible SamuelLappDance, just, just horrible

    by I Dunno

    IF I go to an Indiana Jones movie I want to see Indy, not Jet Li, I don't care how old Ford is.

  • July 31, 2006, 9:23 a.m. CST

    Hahaha! This may be the funniest film . . .

    by JackPumpkinhead

    . . . since Sharon "Thirty Plastic Surgeries and I Still Look Thirty Years Older Than My Age" Stone's "Basic Instinks, Too" (anyone here watched THAT? I'll bet there's someone on this board who actually did . . . own up and take your punishment from Chuck Norris!)

  • July 31, 2006, 9:23 a.m. CST

    Adddrrriiiiaannnnn!!!!!

    by JuggFuckler

    Aw hell.

  • July 31, 2006, 9:25 a.m. CST

    Those Darned Commandos

    by Samson_K

    That could be the next sequel - those three killing machine commandos go to Manhattan and have some crazy misadventures and when that flops they can all go to Afghanistan for real and fight the infamous (that means he's more famous) El Guapo Bin Laden! After singing 'My Little M-16'

  • July 31, 2006, 9:26 a.m. CST

    Rambo Vs. Rocky

    by RealDoubleJ

    It'll make more money than Alien Vs. Predator & thanks to the magic of CGI we can watch Stallone beat himself up!! I smell money-maker.....

  • July 31, 2006, 9:29 a.m. CST

    I agree about the young sidekicks bit

    by BigTuna

    It is simply to appeal to younger viewers and it sucks trying to will help ruin the film.

  • July 31, 2006, 9:31 a.m. CST

    Merrick--tanks for the mammaries.

    by Ricky Henderson

    I've still got more hope for a new Die Hard than another Rocky movie. (Die Hard 3 was an awesome movie for a new yorker like me). And to the idiot above who didn't realize that I knew Rambo 3 had the taliban in it... well, you're an idiot. Originally, this new Rambo was supposed to be about him hunting down Bin Laden. (I remember reading that on this website a few years ago). That would have been incredible. Why can't they do that? If they're gonna make another crappy Rambo movie, why not go for broke?

  • July 31, 2006, 9:31 a.m. CST

    I'm still waiting for Rambo 2!

    by chrth

  • July 31, 2006, 9:34 a.m. CST

    Rambo IV: Beyond Thunderdome

    by SpyGuy

    Rambo and the Road Warrior team up to wipe Israel off the planet. Then they go out for drinks and get busted driving 75 in a 45. What, too unrealistic?

  • July 31, 2006, 9:35 a.m. CST

    No one has mentioned the lack of Jerry Goldsmith...

    by IAmJack'sUserID

    in this project will spell certain doom? His scores for the movies were better than the movies themselves. No Crenna, no Goldsmith....no sale.

  • July 31, 2006, 9:36 a.m. CST

    Oh, and I want Cobra II instead.

    by JackPumpkinhead

    And I'm serial. Also, can Hulk Hogan be Rambo? At least his speech could be understood.

  • July 31, 2006, 9:36 a.m. CST

    I liked the kidnapped daughter plotline better....

    by Chief Redcock

    ...it sounded more epic. That one involved the Taliban, didn't it? Or was that the one with the evil rednecks?

  • July 31, 2006, 9:39 a.m. CST

    Stallone will show people he's not too old as RAMBO!

    by ABking

    Yeah, love the new story...also interesting to know that no distributor wanted to pick it up with the daughter/wife story! The title is also tentative calling it RAMBO IV...maybe RAMBO RETURNS can be the title. In Michael Bay's THE ROCK, Connery's Mason was a total bad ass showing the young seals what a real man can do...just exactly like Sly as RAMBO will do. "Who is this guy"...."Welcome to the rock"---Sean Connery to the young scrunts after he out smarted the flames entering THE ROCK! "Mason is angry, he's lethal and he is the only one that can stop all this"... another great quote from THE ROCK. RAMBO RETURNS will own everyones ass!

  • July 31, 2006, 9:41 a.m. CST

    "Kidnapped daughter" plotline

    by chrth

    Why not just call it Commando 2?

  • July 31, 2006, 9:45 a.m. CST

    Dirty Harry

    by Barry Egan

    If we are going to get new Rambo and Die Hard flicks with young actors used to prop up aging stars, then I vote for a new Dirty Harry film. Harry Callahan comes out of retirement to solve some deeply personal crime and is paired with a young, by-the-book politically correct partner. It could work.

  • July 31, 2006, 9:46 a.m. CST

    Ricky, it's hard to hunt for Bin Laden when he's DEAD!

    by RealDoubleJ

    seriously, look it up. There's documents of his funeral being attended by officials from the american government & it was reported in the newspapers of Egypt. Although a movie with Rambo pissing on someone's grave does sound quite apt.

  • July 31, 2006, 9:47 a.m. CST

    Rock + Rambo

    by Samson_K

    I think that it is possible for older actors to give realistic action performances - Connery did it, Eastwood did it and I'm sure that others can do it. Where I think there is a difference is that Connery and Eastwood never really disappeared off the public radar as much as Sly did. I think bringing back Rocky is fair enough - ish but bringing back Rambo is a dumb, clinging to the past idea. Sly is capable of good things - Cliffhanger is a tremendous action adventure film, Oscar isn't as horrible as everyone says and First Blood is brilliant - but Rambo 4! It does smack of Basic Instinct 2 and nobody wants to see that!

  • July 31, 2006, 9:52 a.m. CST

    please god no more!

    by miksneyd42

    let me say it aloud...... to mr stallone mr willis and mr schwarzennegger.......... your films were great, they were of thier time.... but please for the love of god let sleeping dogs lie. no good will come of this!

  • July 31, 2006, 9:58 a.m. CST

    young guns

    by The Author

    so they are going to turn this into the abortion that was blade 3? (with added i-pod montages)....maybe he'll have a wise-cracking young side kick played by oh I dunno, insert any slack brained cunt rag like that rat-penis who hosts punked (glad I don't remeber his name)...."yeh Rambo I'll go save those hostages right after I finish my refreshing coke, hey have you heard the new pussy cat dolls song..it sure has a catchy beat. Maybe the filmakers should concentrate on MAKING A GOOD MOVIE and then letting the marketing people do their job...when did this proccess get flipped around and when did they think it ever worked?....I've said it before, audiences arent getting less intelligent, movie execs are.

  • July 31, 2006, 9:58 a.m. CST

    Um, yeah...

    by Childe Roland

    ...this is truly disappointing. I was hoping for a much more character-driven end-cap to the Rambo series. Maybe something that echoed the still pertinent themes of First Blood (just watched that again the other night and it still makes for an excellent story about a damaged and dangerous man looking for his place in the world). This "rah-rah-go-get-'em" crap is tired and the insertion of a bunch of kids to try and give the franchise cross-generational appeal is just ludicrous. If I wanted to watch Rambo lead a field trip, I'd pay Stallone a few hundred bucks to walk my nephew's second-grade class around the zoo.

  • July 31, 2006, 9:59 a.m. CST

    Rambo Day Care?

    by flamingrunt

    If They Can Make Money On Seagals DTV Crap Then Surely they can make money on a stipped down Rambo sequel. Shot on digital for like 20 Million, it would easily make that back on DVD. And that way they wouldnt have to compromise and have kids tag along with one of the most alone and isolated action heroes out there

  • July 31, 2006, 10:01 a.m. CST

    After watching the footage for Rocky 6...

    by Saluki

    ... I'm all for a Rambo 4. Even if 2 & 3 were total trash. I find it hard to buy an older Rocky than an older Rambo. War Horses don't have to stay in the best of shape (Rambo likely will), and his experience will make all the difference compared to the likely high-tech kids he is bringing along. Shit, most of our soldiers are 19-year olds anyways.

  • July 31, 2006, 10:05 a.m. CST

    I didn't think you could use the words

    by Novaman5000

    "Rambo" and "plot" together in the same sentence like that.

  • July 31, 2006, 10:08 a.m. CST

    God it's fucking Short Round all over again

    by Trazadone

    What a disaster. I HATE when studio heads fuck up films by throwing in teens or goofy side-kicks. If it ain't broken...

  • July 31, 2006, 10:08 a.m. CST

    Stallone needs to look his age in the movie

    by veritasses

    and the roles need to be appropriate for his age. Connery, Eastwood, Shatner in the Trek films etc. played roles that were right for their age. Seeing Stallone (age 60) playing a muscular, ripped young/middle-aged "fighter" that can take on and beat boxers in their prime or an entire battalion of men is riddiculous. If he needs a paycheck that much, he can flip burgers and take orders at the drive through.

  • July 31, 2006, 10:17 a.m. CST

    After all of Stallone's recent DTV disasters,

    by CreasyBear

    can you really blame the guy for desperately returning to previous successes? (You can and do? Well, okay, that's fair.)

  • July 31, 2006, 10:19 a.m. CST

    I've only seen First Blood......on USA!

    by Shermdawg

    But I can remember the tv spot for the third one. Stallone over radio: "I'm your worst nightmare." *closeup of foreign dude in helicopter, his eyes wide* *Stallone shoots explosive arrow, and blows up chopper* I believe someone told me it didn't play out like that in the actual movie though. And was this the first (and only) "R" rated film to spawn a kids show?

  • July 31, 2006, 10:20 a.m. CST

    Young Sidekicks Suck

    by robotdevil

    According to some sources, Bruce Willis seems to be getting Justin Long for his youthful sidekick in DH4. Is this the studio's idea of hedging against a younger generation? "If they don't like Willis, at least we've got the Ed/Galaxyquest demographic covered."...? Sheesh.

  • July 31, 2006, 10:21 a.m. CST

    Sherm--Robocop also spawned a kids tv show

    by Ricky Henderson

    And it was quite good. They should make a movie out of that or something. With Peter Cullen as robocop's voice of course.

  • July 31, 2006, 10:23 a.m. CST

    Sherm--there was a Robocop kid's tv show...

    by Ricky Henderson

    And it was quite good. They should really make a movie out of that or something.

  • July 31, 2006, 10:24 a.m. CST

    BOOOOOOOORRRRRRIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNG!

    by BendersShinyAss

    Here's why; Two words - First Blood.

  • July 31, 2006, 10:25 a.m. CST

    And I'm an idiot...

    by Ricky Henderson

    My internet screwed up after I posted the first time, so I posted it again. You can clearly see my thought process in action. On my second attempt, I slightly altered the title and dropped the Cullen joke which upon further consideration, wasn't very funny at all.

  • July 31, 2006, 10:33 a.m. CST

    RamBamRockHard with a vengeance 7 the re-beginagain

    by tompbeast

    All they need to do is swap all the old timers over with each others senarios. Set Rambo in a tower block full of hi-tec criminals, Set Die Hard in the Jungle with a load of Gooks, while they're at it stick Dirty Harry in the future with a bunch of robots and give Arnie a magnum gun and let him blow punks away on the streets like a vigilante President!

  • July 31, 2006, 10:37 a.m. CST

    Shermdawg

    by BendersShinyAss

    Robocop was an R rated film which spawned a Kids show. So did Alien Nation. Oh, and Alien spawned a soft cock PG rated installment film. But thats just bitterness talking.

  • July 31, 2006, 10:38 a.m. CST

    Plot

    by skizzy

    Rambo @ peace, people need help, Rambo doesn&#39;t agree @ first, something bad happens, Rambo changes mind, Rambo goes on rampage, gets captured, Rambo rescues someone, kills everyone, escapes, Rambo hero. <END>

  • July 31, 2006, 10:40 a.m. CST

    There&#39;s no way Rambo survives the film

    by chrth

    He dies.

  • July 31, 2006, 10:43 a.m. CST

    HARD "R" rated RAMBO IV...

    by ABking

    This RAMBO movie is gonna keep with the 80&#39;s ones and be HARD R...so don&#39;t worry! Stallone doesn&#39;t need the money for doing this and BALBOA cause he&#39;s worth hundreds of millions of dollars. He&#39;s giving fans what they want. This will not be a BLADE III fiasco. The plot for this sounds quite good...it&#39;s hard to get creative and original with movies like these so better to stick with a basic and good plot...as long as the film is a kick ass ride and very entertaining. The RAMBO movies rule and so will this. Oh, the Rambo cartoons were very fun to watch...

  • July 31, 2006, 10:44 a.m. CST

    Re: Dirty Harry

    by abcdefghijklmnop

    Eastwood already made the film where the tough cop is paired with a by-the-book partner. It was called The Rookie. Anyway, I agree that it&#39;s absurd to try and make these older stars appeal to a younger demographic. People are either going to go see a film called "Rambo IV", or they&#39;re not. No one&#39;s going to hear that younger costars are involved and think, "Wait a minute, now THAT might be worthwhile!"

  • July 31, 2006, 10:48 a.m. CST

    Sorry Ricky....

    by BendersShinyAss

    Only just saw that. And no, it wasn&#39;t good. and they did make a film out of it. It was called Robocop3 and that black chicks death scene was the greatest piece of acting/editing in cinematic history.

  • July 31, 2006, 11:25 a.m. CST

    I know how to kill the youngins real quick like!

    by Shermdawg

    Just have Sly try to get them to cross two peaks on a zip line.

  • July 31, 2006, 11:39 a.m. CST

    Wow stallone is pulling out all the stops these days

    by Spiderhulk

    I guess he spent all his savings on cocaine, and hookers from his early movies, now he&#39;s wisening up trying to make a few bucks with rambo and rocky so he can retire and go down to florida and jerk off till the end of time. Personally, I think the guy has potential to actually do movies... if anyone has seen copland they know what I&#39;m talking about. If he just gave up his steroid tough guy persona, and actually picked out goood roles he could actually continue in hollywood. He&#39;s even at about the same skill level with the english language that schwartzenegger is. Except for the fact that he&#39;s from new york and scwartzeneggar is from Austria...

  • July 31, 2006, 11:40 a.m. CST

    sequel to the Rambo cartoon?

    by lynxpro

    Or am I thinking about Chuck Norris and his Karate Commandos instead?

  • July 31, 2006, 11:42 a.m. CST

    It&#39;s Not Too Horrible, I Dunno

    by SamuelLappDance

    Believe me, in an Indy flick, I wants me plenty of Dr. Jones. But at least the audience has some attachment to Short Round. He&#39;s really one of the few kids in these kinds of flicks that actually worked, and he wouldn&#39;t be some made-up gimmick team like the "Rambo IV" plotline sounds. I think it would work. But, hey, Indy would still dish out a LOT of fists. And if the pic has Marion in it, Ford would get to deliver the line, "It&#39;s the years AND the mileage now, honey."

  • July 31, 2006, 11:45 a.m. CST

    Besides...

    by SamuelLappDance

    With the Indy flicks, it was always about the expedition with me. Indy at 60+ could still be believable in situations like the Well of the Souls, the Bug room from "Temple of Doom," and navigating the Grail diary clues in "Last Crusade." Back to Rambo, does anyone else find this storyline woefully thin? Where&#39;s the dramatic pull? Rambo 2 may have been utter shite. But at least there was the rah-rah, American thing of at least Rambo is getting our POWs back.

  • July 31, 2006, 11:47 a.m. CST

    Snakes on a Rambo

    by Goatboy

    Whereapon Rambo is taking a flight back to the USA having spent 20yrs meditating and fighting bears and orphans in a monastery. And then snakes get loose! But, like, these are metaphorical snakes. His inner snakes, if you will. So the next 90mins are Rambo in the toilet, attacking the mirror like an enraged budgerigar. And then Richard Crenna shows up and sees Rambo slumped on the potty crying in his own filth.

  • July 31, 2006, 11:52 a.m. CST

    ... and he should die at the end

    by moviemaniac-7

    But that&#39;s just my, you know, opinion. Indy, Die Hard and Rambo should all be retired and, in fact, the Hollywood studios should invest in new franchises. No good digging up these corpses. Current franchises are a bit half-baked if you ask me. They should get young, talented film makers (not those hack music video directors) and give them carte blanche with a, say, 60 million dollar budget. Let creativity rule, instead of quick cuts and way too much VFX. No one is asking them to re-invent the movie-wheel, but I&#39;d sign up for a big, entertaining franchise.

  • July 31, 2006, 12:04 p.m. CST

    Wait, wait, wait! There&#39;s a PLOT to Rambo 4???

    by R.C. the "Wise"

    Second question: Is there a point to Rambo 4? Answer to both questions is NO.

  • July 31, 2006, 12:07 p.m. CST

    Kaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhnnn!

    by SingingHatchet

    Kirk vs. Rocky deathmatch! Pay per view.

  • July 31, 2006, 12:09 p.m. CST

    Rambo Libre

    by abcdefghijklmnop

    Rambo helping a missionary may be thin, but at least the film with have its own storyline. Much better than the previous ideas attempting to spinoff the first three films. I mean, I don&#39;t need to see Rambo meeting Teasle or Murdock again, or Trautman&#39;s daughter, or the kid from part III, etc.

  • July 31, 2006, 12:17 p.m. CST

    Plot point: Rambo grunts, shoots

    by durhay

    They should have him getting scrap metal from buried & forgotten land mines. A discarded relic dismantling other relics. It wouldn&#39;t be a rah-rah shoot-em-up. On another note, they should have named First Blood "American Wolverine Minus the Admantium and Claws".

  • July 31, 2006, 12:17 p.m. CST

    Where&#39;s my Hot Shots: Part Thrice?

    by Giz

    C&#39;mon. C&#39;mooooooooooooon...

  • July 31, 2006, 12:20 p.m. CST

    Just Saw the Rocky 6 Trailer

    by SamuelLappDance

    I will really to believe that the black dude who fights Rocky does so because his character was defeated by Balboa in a ... video game?!?! Lame, people. And where is Adrian?! How can you make a "Rocky" flick without her. Talia Shire isn&#39;t dead, is she?

  • July 31, 2006, 12:22 p.m. CST

    Correction:

    by SamuelLappDance

    I meant to write: "Are we really to believe that the black dude who fights Rocky does so because his character was defeated by Balboa in a ... video game?!?! Lame, people. And where is Adrian?! How can you make a "Rocky" flick without her. Talia Shire isn&#39;t dead, is she?

  • July 31, 2006, 12:23 p.m. CST

    Young guns

    by Vern

    When I read that it didn&#39;t occur to me that they meant twentysomething hipsters... I thought it meant a team of back-up tough guys maybe in their 40s. That would be fine. I think the premise sounds okay, but to me the masterpiece is FIRST BLOOD and the other two are just funny because they&#39;re so god damn ridiculous. Nobody ever got Travis Bickle out of prison and sent him on a mission. I would rather see First Blood 4 go back to its roots and be a Man Pushed Too Far movie instead of an Amazing Super Warrior On a Mission To Save People movie. "Holy shit, that&#39;s John Rambo!" "The war hero?" "Yeah, the lunatic that went crazy and killed all those cops in that small town."

  • July 31, 2006, 12:27 p.m. CST

    Rambo: Hardcore

    by tile_mcgillus

    Fine great new young guys. This will work only if they are all bad and rambo has to kill those poor mutha#&^&^s too. He has to fistfight them all at the same time. He rips out throats, jaws, breaks backs and eviscerates one. Then you got a kick ass Rambo movie. Can Rambo fight a tank this time hand-to-hand, please?

  • July 31, 2006, 12:36 p.m. CST

    Why did fans still buy john wayne as the hero

    by davids

    when he was fat, grey, grizzled and pushing 70. We still payed to see his movies and is still so popular 25 years after his death. But Arnold, Sly in great shape at 60 are laughed at and their movie life seems to be in danger?

  • July 31, 2006, 12:49 p.m. CST

    Re: John Wayne

    by abcdefghijklmnop

    Wayne was an industry unto himself. Just look at the sheer number of films he made in his career. Even if you just start counting at "Stagecoach", that&#39;s more than Sly and Arnold combined.

  • July 31, 2006, 12:52 p.m. CST

    ROCKY BALBOA, RAMBO IV and SLY!

    by ABking

    <<<When I read that it didn&#39;t occur to me that they meant twentysomething hipsters... I thought it meant a team of back-up tough guys maybe in their 40s. That would be fine. I think the premise sounds okay, but to me the masterpiece is FIRST BLOOD>>>.......Yeah FIRST BLOOD is a masterpiece and classic like ROCKY, but all the sequels in each franchise were amazingly ENTERTAINING! Stallone knows how to make sequels (and yeah, ROCKY V is really good)! Back to the new ROCKY and RAMBO movies...the ROCKY BALBOA trailer already shows us that we are in for one hell of a good movie (also the movie was test screened to near fantastic results so we know for a FACT it will deliver)! RAMBO IV will be a throw back KICK ASS HARD "R" ACTION FILM. Rambo is not gonna be leading NSYNC into battle people!!! Stallone will deliver on both sequels!

  • July 31, 2006, 12:55 p.m. CST

    Rambo and the Rambinos

    by Darth_Inedible

    This could be a great Adult Swim cartoon.

  • July 31, 2006, 12:58 p.m. CST

    This post is dedicated to the gallant people of Iran.

    by RainJacket

    Just let these franchises die! Let them fucking die for all of our sakes! I wanted Die Hard 4 back in 1997. Now it&#39;s too late. Rambo III was a terrible movie, anyway, so you can pretty much make something better than that quite easily... young punks and all... just as long as they all die eventually, of course. Hopefully, the end of Rambo IV won&#39;t dedicate their film to some "gallant" country we&#39;ll end up bombing 15 years from now. Lessons have been learned since then, I think. I hate Hollywood.

  • July 31, 2006, 1 p.m. CST

    Rambo: New Blood, Part 1

    by Darth Busey

    Plot sounds fine to me. So long as the film has Rambo sneaking around with explosive tip arrows and blowing up shit, I&#39;m there.

  • July 31, 2006, 1 p.m. CST

    The Backup Guys

    by chrth

    Well, it worked pretty well in Predator, maybe we should give it a chance?

  • July 31, 2006, 1:02 p.m. CST

    The Rambo pack? Idiots..

    by Bong

  • July 31, 2006, 1:04 p.m. CST

    Younger actors? Why the fuck not?

    by Mr. Profit

    People forget that many people under the age of 20 have never seen a Rambo movie. So do you think that same demo of people (who power the box office) are going to see a movie with a 60 something year old action star? You need younger people. No. You need to bring in new blood.

  • July 31, 2006, 1:04 p.m. CST

    Nice Idea

    by Darth Busey

    Somebody above posted a joke about having Arnold as his "Commando" character team up with Rambo. That would actually be pretty fucking sweet. A subplot to the film could be Arnold trying to crack Sly up with one of his patented kill one-liners. (Arnold cuts bad guy in half with a machete, yells across to Stallone "Hey Rambo...he had to split", while Rambo does the Michael Landon trying not to smile thing). $50 million opening weekend.

  • July 31, 2006, 1:07 p.m. CST

    Old Man Rambo!

    by Durendal

    He&#39;ll hobble through the jungle dragging his oxygen tank and leaning on his walker! A group of the enemy is up ahead! He&#39;ll fall behind a bush and chuck a colostomy grenade! They go down! Oops, but now he&#39;s fallen and he can&#39;t get up, and one of the enemy survived and is crawling toward Old Man Rambo with a knife! Stallone struggles to his knees and beats the enemy to death with his saggy old man titties! Victory for Old Man Rambo!

  • July 31, 2006, 1:17 p.m. CST

    You and I are in compelte agreement, Vern...

    by Childe Roland

    ...except about the lunatic that killed all those cops. He didn&#39;t really kill any of them himself. He injured the hell out of a lot of them, but the one that fell out of the chopper was his own damn fault. In fact, if I have a criticism of FIrst Blood, it&#39;s that Rambo DIDN&#39;T kill more cops. Especially that smarmy punk Caruso kid.

  • July 31, 2006, 1:17 p.m. CST

    Will Rambo...

    by Mr Nice Gaius

    ...be fighting alongside Turbo against the evil forces of S.A.V.A.G.E???!!!

  • July 31, 2006, 1:24 p.m. CST

    SamuelLappDance

    by abominate

    The answers to all your questions is yes. And have you been living under a rock for the last year? Everyone KNOWS this stuff. And please God, kill all the Rambo sidekicks early on. They are "expendable," you know, like if they got invited to a party (like Rambo 4) and don&#39;t show up, no one (like us) gives a rat&#39;s ass

  • July 31, 2006, 1:30 p.m. CST

    Stallone Pudding

    by Kentucky Colonel

    Fucking Shill....I can&#39;t wait to read Harry&#39;s Five-Star blowjob on this one. SELLOUT!!!!!!

  • July 31, 2006, 1:47 p.m. CST

    Rambo IV ? Too soon after 9/11

    by la_sith

    Give the families a chance to recover for God&#39;s sake. Stallone and Hollywood: stop exploiting the victims of terrorism!

  • July 31, 2006, 1:50 p.m. CST

    Sounds Fine.

    by uberman

    As long as it has a good, bloody jungle style cut throat adventure, it could be a great ride, so shut up with the sarcasm. Why not make it? Id rather see Rambo done right than see Rocky again. Rambo has more cinematic potential-hes more of an Indian Jones character geared towards mindless mayham than the Rocky character, who frankly has outlived his character arc unless hes in a non-boxing movie exploring his life in a non-boxing world dealing with real world issues and rising above the challenges of a life after fame. How about a Rocky with cancer? Alcoholism? As a laughing stock of the sport show circuit-the &#39;Special Guest&#39; who is the pun of insider jokes who is forced into some grave situation in which he has to rise above and thus gains back the respect of the nation? Remember, part of what made the original Rocky and Rock II classics was that Rocky was a not so bright loveable lug with a heart of gold and was too stupid to know when he was beat. That was what was loveable about him and made you root for him. It became vulgar and excessive when he became a &#39;Rock Star/Super Hero&#39; in subsequent films. More grit and less gloss. As for Rambo, the more violent, the more just basic survival the story is, the simpler the better. Just pit him against evil in a setting of extreme hardships. No big speaches, no gung ho, just the Heart of Darkness and one wicked and single minded assain against the bad guys. Even the name is irrelevant-no big set peices-all small, intimant, bugs on flesh, festering wounds, fast and bloody guerrilla conflict with just about zero dialoge-use the jungle and rachet up the tension. The less excessive it is in terms of big set peices, the better. Think &#39;Predator&#39; without the posturing.

  • July 31, 2006, 1:58 p.m. CST

    I think Stallone should call this RAMBO RETURNS

    by Orbots Commander

    where after a long absence Rambo returns to find Col. Trautman has moved on and is mentoring Vin Diesel. A precocious five year old figures in this somewhere, just haven&#39;t figured it out yet.

  • July 31, 2006, 2 p.m. CST

    Scene

    by MarkoOhNo

    You know Rambo&#39;s (or is it Stallone&#39;s?) classic, primal "rrraaaaaaaaagh!!" scream? It&#39;ll be in this movie too only it&#39;ll happen when he slips on his way to the kitchen and breaks his hip.

  • July 31, 2006, 2 p.m. CST

    Or better yet, RAMBO WEARS PRADA.

    by Orbots Commander

    Hey, it worked for Anne Hathaway.

  • July 31, 2006, 2:05 p.m. CST

    Scripting Continued

    by MarkoOhNo

    (Rambo&#39;s on the kitchen floor, talking into a hand-held radio) "Col Trautman! Col Trautman, sir, it&#39;s my hip! I&#39;ve... I&#39;ve fallen and I can&#39;t get up! I need backup! I need aerial support!" (On the other end is Col Trautman in a wheelchair at a nursing home, talking into a similar radio but holding it upside down) "Who is this? Kenny? Kenny is that you? Hello? Is this thing on?"

  • July 31, 2006, 2:19 p.m. CST

    Yo! I love you, Chenny!

    by biggles2_22

    LOL!

  • July 31, 2006, 2:20 p.m. CST

    D.E.R.T.

    by Noeland

    Maybe the government organization that goes after John and Jack McClaine in 4.0 can hire Rambo to find them when they are on the run? No one outside of Stallone really needs this film, and the truth is, if Stallone was smart, he&#39;s be shifting his career away from vapid action films into character acting, and directing.

  • July 31, 2006, 2:29 p.m. CST

    Ok, how&#39;s this: Alyssa Milano plays the sidekick

    by chrth

    in Die Hard 4.0 -- and it&#39;s the same character from Commando. When she gets in trouble, her father comes after her, bringing his old buddy Rambo out of retirement. Together Willis Schwarzenegger and Stallone battle the forces of evil. Positive: we can criticize all three actors at once. Negative: We&#39;ll have to wait until after Arnold leaves the White House in 2021.

  • July 31, 2006, 2:34 p.m. CST

    Re: Eastwood and "The Rookie"

    by Leto III

    After rewatching THE ROOKIE (Eastwood/Sheen) recently, I can&#39;t say I hate it, but it *is* the most generic film ever made, which is saying a lot, considering it&#39;s a buddy-cop flick. But Eastwood is raped in the film, so it at least holds some historical significance for that.

  • July 31, 2006, 2:35 p.m. CST

    Keira Knightley & Rambo

    by MarkoOhNo

    Actually, First Blood (Rambo part 1 lol) was a really good flick... kind of a "look how we treat our soldiers!" movie, back when Vietnam vets were just starting to get some attention. Of course it took about 20 years before I finally found time to try watching it on basic cable. lol I haven&#39;t seen any of the sequels for precisely that reason. (Bleh.) BUT... Keira Knightley... she&#39;s got a NICE body. Why do you think everybody&#39;s tryin to get her naked in every movie she&#39;s in? lol You&#39;re a dying breed, Bobo: men who must have big boobies in their faces, no matter how real or fake so long as they&#39;re huge and firm... and in their faces. lol

  • July 31, 2006, 2:39 p.m. CST

    Fuck this shit! Where&#39;s TANGO AND CASH 2 ?!

    by Uncle Stan

  • July 31, 2006, 3:05 p.m. CST

    TERMINATOR TEENS!!!!

    by godoffireinhell

    Fuck yeah! Bring it on! Best damn idea I ever fucking heard! Bunch of horny, dope-smoking young terminators just trying to chill and shit

  • July 31, 2006, 3:06 p.m. CST

    TANGO AND CASH 2

    by godoffireinhell

    i think it can happen. if BALBOBO and ROMBA 4 do well maybe stallone can talk russell into making this!!!!!!1

  • July 31, 2006, 3:23 p.m. CST

    "itterations"

    by Chet Hudson

    only has one "t"

  • July 31, 2006, 3:44 p.m. CST

    Cobra II - Snakes in a retirement home

    by tompbeast

  • July 31, 2006, 4 p.m. CST

    Chet Hudson

    by SuperSneaky

    "Iterations" only has 1 "t" ? So would that be ierations or iteraions ?

  • July 31, 2006, 4:13 p.m. CST

    Re: Re: Eastwood and "The Rookie"

    by abcdefghijklmnop

    I believe The Rookie is also the last film where Eastwood plays a cop (and not FBI or Secret Service). So, that&#39;s some further historical significance right there. It&#39;s also surprising that the studio didn&#39;t push to make it another Dirty Harry film, since Eastwood agreed to do it in return for White Hunter, Black Heart being greenlit.

  • July 31, 2006, 4:15 p.m. CST

    Rambo will not be the same without richard crenna

    by zathras34

    Withought Col. troughtman it wont be the same by a longshot..at least in rocky he has tony(apoolo&#39;s trainer) and of course paulie...but sinece richard crenna died...it wont be the same for rambo.. and one more thing..I LOVED TANGO AND CASH..I wish they would make a sequal...That was a fun movie...making a higher than life acton movie..love it..love it...

  • July 31, 2006, 4:20 p.m. CST

    Don&#39;t forget GW Bush, Tony Blair, Ehud Olmert...

    by Cameron1

    Karl Rove, John Ashcroft, and Condi Rice anchorite, you might as well wipe out ALL the terrorists in one go, why wait for the sequel?

  • July 31, 2006, 4:28 p.m. CST

    ha

    by cornponious

    "folks who may find the presence of young sidekicks formulaic and distracting We need THIS to consider this movie to be formulaic and distracting??? HA!

  • July 31, 2006, 4:30 p.m. CST

    If memory serves me right...

    by Cadillac Jones

    ...in an episode of the cartoon, the bad guys stuffed a grenade in a snake, and then Rambo shoved it out of the snake and used it back on them. That&#39;s highbrow, right there folks. Piss on your GI Joe...

  • July 31, 2006, 4:31 p.m. CST

    ...oh yeah...

    by Cadillac Jones

    ...I&#39;m completely faced right now. This news was AWESOME after a six-pack...

  • July 31, 2006, 4:36 p.m. CST

    "Cyberdyne Seven

    by RobinP

    Good one, Merrick.

  • July 31, 2006, 5:02 p.m. CST

    You know anchorite, if they shot the version...

    by Childe Roland

    ...of Rambo IV you just proposed, I&#39;d be right there next to you in the theater opening night. Shit, I&#39;d buy the popcorn. And I&#39;d stay for multiple screenings (because that movie would be pretty short). But only if Sly screams "Huargggghhhh!" on his way into the mosque (and mutters: "I&#39;m your worst nightmare!" beforehand). It would be almost as poignant as First Blood with the added benefit of pretty much ensuring no more sequels.

  • July 31, 2006, 5:07 p.m. CST

    The life of Dack Rambo should make a great movie

    by cookylamoo

    I hope they cover his unforgetable season on Dallas.

  • July 31, 2006, 5:08 p.m. CST

    off topic

    by The Dum Guy

    Remember a few years ago they were thinking of having another Mad Max, possibly without Max and having his son be the protagonist? I bet if they give Mel a whole-helluva-lot of money they get him to jump on the sequels from yesteryear bandwagon. Imagine Mad Max 4: Revenge of the Jewdi.

  • July 31, 2006, 5:09 p.m. CST

    Would anyone buy an American doing the whole

    by CreasyBear

    dynamite-strapped-to-the-torso suicide bombing? I mean, without the promise of 70 virgins in the glorious afterlife, where&#39;s the motivation? An American redneck blowing up a "gub&#39;ment" facility, okay, but a suicide bomber? I just don&#39;t see it.

  • July 31, 2006, 5:13 p.m. CST

    Rambo vs. The Punisher

    by lynxpro

    I get the feeling this would be right up Lions Gate&#39;s alley.

  • July 31, 2006, 5:14 p.m. CST

    "it&#39;s over johnny,over"!

    by Agent sith

    To quote Col.trautman (again) from the first first blood. Stallone seems desperate to bring out the 2 cultural icons that propelled him to stardom,since his recent DTV flicks aint cutting it.(i won&#39;t even mention seagal,lundgren or even Snipes..damn Wes,goyer really fucked your career thanks to Blade trinity.that lil&#39;prick!) I loved the first 2 Rambo films,the third was so-so.but i agree with zathuras,it just aint the same without the late Crenna. Instead try a Demolition man sequel,in which he would command a high tech police peacekeeping force who would take on escaped prisoners who were experimented on (luke cage style) and now seek vengence upon spartan and the utopian society..or somethin. i must admit that a rocky sequel is more feasable than another Rambo.

  • July 31, 2006, 5:20 p.m. CST

    Isnt it actually First Blood Part IV?

    by Baron Karza

    Or is it ONLY a sequel to the second movie and the 3rd is forgotten?

  • July 31, 2006, 5:26 p.m. CST

    Three words.

    by MattCG

    WHO-FUCKING-CARES? Aside from that ABKing psycho.

  • July 31, 2006, 5:30 p.m. CST

    So this means....

    by dirtsandwich

    that Stallone has not received shit for scripts from anyone. Because he sure the fuck can&#39;t come up with anything new so he resorts to this crap. Wow! That means any scripts he has turned down must surely suck horsecock that&#39;s suffereing from elephant sack. I like the Rambo vs. Rocky idea. But better yet, how about a movie where we find out that every character he&#39;s ever portrayed is a different personality he sufferes from and that he&#39;s been in the mental ward since birth.

  • July 31, 2006, 5:39 p.m. CST

    Bring on Kat, Turbo and of course Mad Dog!

    by Flim Springfield

  • July 31, 2006, 5:43 p.m. CST

    But seriously, blame the baby boomers...

    by Flim Springfield

    The post WWII, "children of the 60s" baby boom generation is a still a huge market, and seeing old guys like Stallone and Harrison Ford still fighting the good fight makes them feel good, like they&#39;re still not THAT old. Even though they are. Sorry Dad!

  • July 31, 2006, 5:48 p.m. CST

    Fucking Stallone!

    by Nice Marmot

    He&#39;s had time to make 2 or 3 Cobra sequels by now. Cobra is his best movie.

  • July 31, 2006, 5:51 p.m. CST

    like fine wine

    by Mr Brownstone

    Those who say actors are too old for action pictures are obviously not down with real men like Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, Jack Palance and James Coburn who gave some of their best and most dynamic performances in their later years.

  • July 31, 2006, 6:28 p.m. CST

    can there be anything more homoerotic

    by godoffireinhell

    than RAMBO - FIRST BLOOD PART 2? And I mean that as a compliment. I love that film dearly.

  • July 31, 2006, 6:37 p.m. CST

    What a boring story!

    by chien_sale

    How about making his fight more on topic with what is going today? Let him save American civilians wich the plane fell in Iran.

  • July 31, 2006, 6:41 p.m. CST

    So he will be Cannible Rambo?

    by AyebKraken

    All I wanted was something to eat. But the man kept pushing Sir. So I ate them all in the rain forest.

  • July 31, 2006, 6:41 p.m. CST

    Supersneaky

    by Chet Hudson

    you know what I mean, ya smartash!

  • July 31, 2006, 6:43 p.m. CST

    Mr. Brownstone

    by AyebKraken

    I agree about teh older actors. You forgot Clint Eastwood, by the way.

  • July 31, 2006, 7:03 p.m. CST

    Uncle Stan Is Right! BRING BACK TANGO AND CASH!

    by AJD_1

    After what Posiden was like I&#39;m sure Kurt Russell would be willing! You could even get Teri Hatcher back into the mix!

  • July 31, 2006, 7:38 p.m. CST

    Ugh...

    by Jaka

    ...indeed. Sly must be building the retirement nest egg.

  • July 31, 2006, 8:20 p.m. CST

    by sentient

    His age doesn&#39;t bother me. The Tag alongs do.. This Rambo could be his Omega Man flick. As far as the story goes... I&#39;d rather see Rambo as a father with a Thai Wife and a older daughter and younger son. Making his wages as a fisherman. Pirates board his boat while John and his family are out enjoying the forth of July weekend. His son attacks them with fireworks. They cut off his arm and murder his wife and his son and take his daughter captive and leave him there to die after setting the boat on fire. This makes it a singular personal mission- no need for tag alongs. John takes his revenge on the rebels and hopes to save his daughter but unlike the softer Rambo&#39;s of old when he finally does find his daughter she has been raped and mutilated. Making it a revenge flick of the highest order.

  • July 31, 2006, 8:43 p.m. CST

    Stallone did try to make original movies ...

    by godoffireinhell

    Have you seen SHADE? Because nobody else did. He also has an Edgar Allen Poe biopic in the works (he wrote a great script for it) but nobody will greenlight it because he is no longer a bankable name. So he makes a ROCKY and a RAMBO sequel and hopes they will make him bankable again.

  • July 31, 2006, 8:52 p.m. CST

    SLY vs The WGA!

    by dirtsandwich

    What would be more appropriate than this? SLY taking on the Writers Guild of America. Kill the fuckers trying to write new ideas for movies. Only make stupid, no brainer, boring as fuck, death to cinema sequels. No one better to pull this off then you Sly!

  • July 31, 2006, 8:56 p.m. CST

    I don&#39;t have a problem with this

    by mrevilbreakfast

    ...unless he is seriously pretending that he&#39;s something that he&#39;s not anymore. Fine, be a big, brooding 60 year old soldier. That&#39;s tops. Just don&#39;t become a parody of yourself. If this is done the right way, it could be pretty good. If Sly is serious about coming back in a positive way, then he&#39;ll be smart about it and not go for the quick buck. It&#39;s not like he&#39;s struggling for cash, right?

  • July 31, 2006, 8:57 p.m. CST

    Rambo On A Muthafuckin&#39; Plane

    by The Ender

  • July 31, 2006, 9:22 p.m. CST

    Wow.

    by fiester

    This could very well end up being the worst movie ever made. Why don&#39;t they wait and see how his next Rocky go-round is recevied before the exhume John Rambo again? Incidentally...if they really wanted to do a good Rambo film, I would set the whole thing in a VA psych hospital. Go small with the character, like in the first movie.

  • July 31, 2006, 9:24 p.m. CST

    Sly goes after Israeli war criminals

    by Darkfalz

    Now I&#39;d pay to see that.

  • July 31, 2006, 9:27 p.m. CST

    Mel Gibson to make Lethal Weapon 5

    by Darkfalz

    Takes down the jewish war criminals and exposes the holocaust as the FRAUD it is! Yes!

  • July 31, 2006, 9:48 p.m. CST

    Five-alarm bigot, Mel Gibson is....

    by paulh

    Seriously.

  • July 31, 2006, 9:52 p.m. CST

    Rambo v. The Jack Sack.

    by paulh

    I&#39;ll take the Sack and the &#39;under&#39;.

  • July 31, 2006, 9:59 p.m. CST

    Rambo IV

    by Exterminans

    I wanna see Rambo teamed up with Josh Hartnett and Jessica Alba. They could play Iraq War Vets who had a romance while in Iraq but have since drifted apart. There could even be a scene at the end where they kiss and Rambo roles his eyes and utters...."kids" and walks away into the sunset as the Rambo theme plays over the credits. Yeah that would be great....

  • July 31, 2006, 10:02 p.m. CST

    No Israeli war criminals? Are you serious?

    by Darkfalz

    Sorry, they are "just fighting terror" - the terror of 37 mostly disabled kids cowering in a basement.

  • July 31, 2006, 10:47 p.m. CST

    Always late to post, but...

    by Rakafraker

    Sidekicks??? WTF??? As much as I would love to take my Dad (whose now long-since retired) to see this if it&#39;s done right, they should think twice about the younglings/young guns. They better make sure Rambo is dead by the end,&#39;cause it&#39;ll kill that franchise lickety-split. I was just a kid when I was into Lee Marvin and many of the older heroes. Do financiers really think adding kids will help? Young people love a good show with a good script and plenty of action. *sigh*

  • July 31, 2006, 10:56 p.m. CST

    Stallone only has one DTV movie --AVENGING ANGELO!

    by ABking

    Stallone is not like SNIPES, VAN DAMME, LUNDREN etc. EYE SEE YOU (a part of his 3 picture 60 million dollar deal with Universal at the time) had a platform release, but was release in limited theaters in the U.S. SHADE also had a very limited release. Only AVENGING ANGELO with Madeline Stowe went direct-to-dvd/video. Big deal, Sly did one DTV movie! He stopped making movies for 3 years after that to form INSTONE NUTRITION LTD! ROCKY BALBOA and RAMBO IV will bring Sly back and then he can focus on POE and other films. He&#39;s actually very smart doing sequels to two ICONIC characters again. TANGO & CASH 2 isn&#39;t a bad idea!!!

  • July 31, 2006, 11:07 p.m. CST

    the headline for this piece of "news" made me laugh

    by notveryclever

    ...in fact I&#39;m still laughing. I love the extra exclamation mark, in case the title Rambo IV didn&#39;t tickle my secret spot enough.

  • July 31, 2006, 11:53 p.m. CST

    I think I get it...

    by Maniaq

    ...and it doesn&#39;t sound like a particularly BAD idea for a film... but jeeez there&#39;s so much POTENTIAL for this to go oh so HORRIBLY WRONG! I for one am down with the idea of the team of twentysomethings - I think they&#39;d actually DRIVE the film, with a mellow "monastic" Rambo practically taking a back seat until the dramatic climax of the film - young actors need the money just as much as baby boomers you know! ... ... ... Also, Eastwood did a DIRTY HARRY film with the by-the-book sidekick - who was a chick - who was either Cagney or Lacey (I never did figure out which was which)

  • Aug. 1, 2006, 12:03 a.m. CST

    I don&#39;t know if this is said...

    by Drworm2002

    but I think Rambo will have a daughter...Jenna Boyd. http://tinyurl.com/rbgpu

  • Aug. 1, 2006, 12:07 a.m. CST

    Out on Rocky Balboa...

    by Damer1

    I wouldn&#39;t pay 5 cents to see that garbage. I might pay to see John Rambo lace em up one more time.

  • Aug. 1, 2006, 1:35 a.m. CST

    And it&#39;s all because of fuckin&#39; Chuck Norris....

    by Doc_Strange

    Yeah, I&#39;d like to see a more cerebral film like the first one that has Rambo dealing with post-traumatic stress and his place in the world.

  • Aug. 1, 2006, 2:09 a.m. CST

    when will we get....

    by El Borak

    "stop or my mom will shoot!" II?

  • Aug. 1, 2006, 3:19 a.m. CST

    What Americans want to see is.

    by hallmitchell

    Rambo sticking it to terrorists. Simple. Who cares if he kicks ass in Burma. I don&#39;t. I&#39;m only interested in sidekicks if it&#39;s Vin Diesel. Or someone major kickass. I liked the idea of Rambo having an Afghan adopted son who gets mixed up in the wrong crowd. I thought that was better. Opening scene. You see rambo do up his fly and a wet patch on a grave. The grave says " Bin Laden "

  • Aug. 1, 2006, 4:37 a.m. CST

    El Borak

    by Exterminans

    Yeah Sly could help Estelle Getty track down the theif who stole her memory.

  • Aug. 1, 2006, 10:21 a.m. CST

    Greatest idea ever.....

    by staticneuron

    "The Cyberdyne Seven". I would personally love to see a film with that title.

  • Aug. 1, 2006, 11:09 a.m. CST

    Biggest opening weekend in history: RHINESTONE 2 !

    by Uncle Stan

    Dolly and Sly are this generation&#39;s William Powell and Myrna Loy.

  • Aug. 1, 2006, 1:56 p.m. CST

    Predator

    by coastal

    Damned marketing execs. How many times do you think somebody brought up bringing in a Predator in the pitch meetings?

  • Aug. 1, 2006, 3 p.m. CST

    Rambo responsible for all the wars in the world

    by glitzless

    and Mel Gibson knows it

  • Aug. 1, 2006, 5:16 p.m. CST

    Oxymoron

    by hobblywobbly

    Rambo plot points

  • Aug. 1, 2006, 8:48 p.m. CST

    "Hezbollah are evil"

    by Darkfalz

    That one phrase describes just what a brainwashed ignorant moron you are. Do you really beleive there is a "war on terror"? Do you really believe these wars are wars of "good versus evil"? Bush actually mentioned Hezbollah and September 11 in the same breath, what an irresponsible moron. That&#39;s even worse than mentioning Saddam. There were no terrorists in Iraq until the US arrived, FACT. Hezbollah kicked the occuyping warmongering jews out of Lebanon once, and they will do it again. They&#39;re still pissed off about having to leave in 1996 after they shelled a UN outpost sheltering refugees (sound familiar?). Another little fact is that Al-Qaeda (the little sham network that actually exists, not the "huge global terrorist organisation" that the US invented) are actually pissed off at Hezbollah for discouraging suicide bombings in Israel. Hezbollah are providing shelter, food and water for the Lebanese civilians with no where to go -"get out" the Israelies tell them after bombing their roads and airports, then bombing convoys on the way out. The best part is that your US tax dollars paid for every bomb dropped on a Lebanese child. You&#39;re due another September 11 and then some.

  • Aug. 1, 2006, 8:57 p.m. CST

    Indiana Jones and the Search for Rambo&#39;s Mullet

    by Ingeld

    We might as well get this silliness started.

  • Aug. 2, 2006, 8:25 a.m. CST

    Yes...

    by DocPazuzu

    ...it definitely needs more mullet. None of that Lethal-Weapon-4-no-more-mullet shit.

  • Aug. 2, 2006, 8:27 a.m. CST

    As for darkfalz79...

    by DocPazuzu

    ....he was banned once before for nazi propaganda, stating among other things that the "wrong side" won World War II. He&#39;s a complete cunt.