First Blood

First Blood (1982)

This time he's fighting for his life.

  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, War
  • Release Date: 1982-10-22
  • User Rating: 7.4/10 from 6060 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 33min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Carolco Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Ted Kotcheff
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When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, he is forced to flee into the mountains and wage an escalating one-man war against his pursuers.

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  • Sylvester Stallone

    as John Rambo
  • Richard Crenna

    as Col. Samuel Trautman
  • Brian Dennehy

    as Hope Sheriff Will Teasle
  • Bill McKinney

    as State Police Capt. Dave Kern
  • Jack Starrett

    as Deputy Sgt. Arthur Galt
  • Michael Talbott

    as Deputy Balford
  • Chris Mulkey

    as Deputy Ward
  • John McLiam

    as Orval the Dog Man
  • Alf Humphreys

    as Deputy Lester
  • David Caruso

    as Deputy Mitch
  • David L. Crowley

    as Deputy Shingleton
  • Don MacKay

    as Preston
  • Charles A. Tamburro

    as Helicopter pilot
  • David Petersen

    as Trooper
  • Craig Huston

    as Radio operator
  • Patrick Stack

    as Lt. Morgen
  • Stephen E. Miller

    as Guardsman #1
  • Raimund Stamm

    as Guardsman #2
  • Robert Metcalfe

    as Guardsman #3
  • Stephen Dimopoulos

    as Guardsman #4
  • Bruce Greenwood

    as Guardsman #5
  • Earl Klein

    as Guardsman #6
  • Danny Wozna

    as Boy
  • Peter Lonstrup

    as Attendant
  • Mike Winlaw

    as TV Reporter
  • Donald Adams

    as Guard C.O.
  • David Menzies

    as Miner
  • Frank Richter

    as Man on Street #1
  • Grahman L. Galativk

    as Man on Street #2
  • Ian Hutchinson

    as Man on Street #3
  • Amy Alexander

    as Woman on Street
  • Gary Hetherington

    as Hunter
  • Alex Kliner

    as Hunter
  • R.G. Miller

    as Hunter
  • Bruce Paul Barbour

    as Robert A. Cathcart (uncredited)
  • Stephen Chang

    as VC Commander (uncredited)
  • Suzee Pai

    as Vietnamese Prostitute (uncredited)
  • Robert Prowse

    as Soldier (uncredited)
  • Jack Rigg

    as Bobby - The Base Camp Radio Operator (uncredited)
  • Helene Udy

    as Small Girl (uncredited)
  • Cynthia Dale

    as (archive footage) (uncredited)
Production Buzz Feitshans Producer
Writing Sylvester Stallone Screenplay
Art Wolf Kroeger Production Design
Art Kimberley Richardson Set Decoration
Crew Will Harper Stunts
Directing Ted Kotcheff Director
Writing Michael Kozoll Screenplay
Writing William Sackheim Screenplay
Sound Fred J. Brown Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Bub Asman Sound Editor
Costume & Make-Up Tom Bronson Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Salli Bailey Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Ilona Herman Makeup Artist
Sound Jerry Goldsmith Original Music Composer
Camera Andrew Laszlo Director of Photography
Crew Conrad E. Palmisano Stunt Coordinator
Writing David Morrell Original Story
Editing Joan E. Chapman Editor
Crew Burton Elias Unit Publicist
Production Herb Nanas Co-Executive Producer
Production Andrew G. Vajna Executive Producer
Production Mario Kassar Executive Producer
Camera Joseph Lederer Still Photographer
Camera Jimmy Turrell Camera Operator
Art Gary J. Williams Greensman
Art Stéphane Reichel Art Department Coordinator
Sound Arthur Morton Orchestrator
Lighting Russell Engels Gaffer
Lighting John W. Scott Lighting Technician
Production Lisa Freiberger Casting Associate
Production Charlie Davidson Production Accountant
Art David Willson Construction Coordinator
Crew Bob Bowe Driver
Crew Scott Irvine Transportation Coordinator
Camera Theo Eglseder First Assistant Camera
Sound Rick Kline Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Crew Lesley Beale Craft Service
Production Bridget Murphy Production Office Coordinator
Crew Thomas L. Fisher Special Effects Coordinator
Sound Rob Young Sound mixer
Camera Tom Neuwirth Helicopter Camera
Camera Tim Hogan Key Grip
Directing Craig Huston First Assistant Director
Crew Mario Kassar Presenter
Directing Jacques Hubert Third Assistant Director
Crew Charles A. Tamburro Pilot
Directing Otta Hanus Second Assistant Director
Sound Juno J. Ellis Assistant Sound Editor
Camera Dave Gordon Dolly Grip
Sound Leonard Wolf Jr. Apprentice Sound Editor
Costume & Make-Up Christopher Ryan Wardrobe Supervisor
Directing Pattie Robertson Script Supervisor
Production Gordon Mark Location Manager
Editing Pamela Jule Yuen Assistant Editor
Editing Michael Smith Assistant Editor
Camera John Holbrook Second Unit Director of Photography
Directing Conrad E. Palmisano Second Unit Director
Art Gary Brolly Standby Carpenter
Production Jan Campbell Production Assistant
Sound Judy Clapp Assistant Sound Engineer
Sound Margie O'Malley Foley Artist
Crew George Erschbamer Special Effects Assistant
Camera Chris Harris Second Assistant Camera
Crew Bennie E. Dobbins Stunt Double
Production Lynne Carrow Additional Casting
Production Karen Stewart Production Secretary
Art William Stout Storyboard Artist
Writing David Morrell Novel
Crew John Thomas Special Effects Best Boy
Art Bill Thumm Property Master
Production Paul L. Tucker Production Manager
Sound Keith Henderson Boom Operator
Sound Robert Nichols II Sound Recordist
Crew Buddy Joe Hooker Stunts
Crew Bruce Paul Barbour Stunts
Crew Bobby Sargent Stunts
Crew Jack Gill Stunts
Crew Diamond Farnsworth Stunt Double
Crew Don Charles McGovern Stunt Double
Crew Alex Green Stunts
Crew Frank Orsatti Stunts
Crew Robert Milicevic Stunts
Crew Charles A. Tamburro Stunts
Crew Jacob Rupp Stunts
Production Lynn Stalmaster Casting Director