Rambo: First Blood

Trivia: In the introduction to the 1988 Hodder Headline edition of the novel First Blood, author David Morrell says that he got the name Rambo from both a variety of apple, and the writer Rimbaud: "A French author's name and the name of an apple collided, and I recognized the sound of force."

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Trivia: After deciding to perform one of the stunts himself, Stallone broke a rib, much to the displeasure of director Ted Kotcheff. The shot however remained in the film. (The last sequence where Rambo falls through the trees.)

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Trivia: Originally there was an alternate ending shot for the film in which Rambo killed himself, however, this was found too depressing and the script was changed for him to survive.

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Trivia: The word Rambo means violence in Japanese.

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Trivia: In a deleted scene on the First Blood Dvd, Rambo is sitting by the fire when he begins to experience a flashback to a bar. The bar scene shows Rambo's encounter with a woman, with whom he was romantically involved. The background music playing in the bar, bears an uncanny resemblance to "Sunshine of your love" by Cream. The song has a few minor differences, but the progressive of the song is the same.

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