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Rambo

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Rambo, Sylvester Stallone
Karen Ballard

Rambo

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
91 minutes
Wide Release Date:
01/25/08
performer:
Sylvester Stallone
director:
Sylvester Stallone
distributor:
Lions Gate Films
author:
10766
genre:
ActionAdventure

We gave it a B

This fourth movie in the long-MIA Rambo franchise (set in Burma) is, like its protagonist, humorless and derangedly violent. But director-star Sylvester Stallone ensures that the third act — where the baddies are literally taken apart — is bloodily satisfying. EXTRAS Sly offers an amiable commentary; deleted scenes add half a dimension to Rambo’s character…making for a grand total of one dimension. Five featurettes competently cover various aspects of the film’s production, while a sixth details — in at times unforgettably horrific fashion — the current Burmese government’s real reign of terror. B

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