Rambo: First Blood Part II

Factual error: When Rambo plays possum then suddenly takes out the Russian officer's Hind Helicopter he uses an M72A2 light anti-tank weapon (LAW). When fired, the M72A2 has a back blast that can kill out to 100 feet, which means he would have either blown up his own helicopter or killed all the MIA's he had rescued...

Continuity mistake: When Rambo fires the rocket launcher at the Russian Hind helicopter, he is clearly seen aiming a LAW rocket launcher. The LAW is fired by pressing a lever on the top. But when Rambo fires, a quick edit from a previous shot (on the patrol boat) shows him pulling a trigger from the Russian RPG launcher he used to dispatch the Vietnamese patrolboat earlier in the film. The film returns to show him holding the LAW rocket launcher again.

Continuity mistake: In the end of the film after Rambo blows up the Russian helicopter, there is a hole in the front window through which Rambo shoots the rocket. In the next few scenes we see Rambo's helicopter and the hole in the window is gone, then it's back again, then it's gone, then it's back again when he lands.

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Trivia: This was the first film to show in over 2000 cinemas in America.

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Trivia: This is the only Rambo movie to be nominated for an Academy Award.

Rambo: Murdock.
Trautman: He's here.
Murdock: Rambo, this is Murdock, we're glad you're alive. Where the hell are you? Give us your position and we'll come to pick you up.
Rambo: Murdock... I'm coming to get you.

Trautman: John, I want you to try and forget the war. Remember the mission. The old Vietnam's dead.
Rambo: Sir, I'm alive. It's still alive, ain't it?

Trautman: Good luck, son.
Rambo: Murdock said he was with 2nd Battalion 3rd Marines at Kon Tum in '66.
Trautman: Yeah.
Rambo: The 2nd Battalion was at Kud Sank. You're the only one I trust.

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Question: How come in First Blood, Rambo went out of his way to subdue his enemies non-lethally like Batman, but in the sequels he just killed everyone?

MikeH

Chosen answer: Probably because the first film is set in the United States, and Rambo's opponents are non-military, but the sequels are set in Asia and the opponents are "foreign" (mostly Soviet) soldiers.

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