How Well Do You Know The 'Rambo' Film Franchise?

By: Riley Jones

How Well Do You Know The 'Rambo' Film Franchise?
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About This Quiz

Written by David Morrell and published in 1972, 'First Blood' is a book about a Vietnam War veteran named Rambo who has a run-in with the law in the small town of Hope, Washington. Roughly 10 years later, the novel was adapted into a film co-written and starring Sylvester Stallone as the titular hero, John J. Rambo. The film, also called 'First Blood,' was a box office hit, pulling in a whopping $165 million and giving birth to one of the greatest action heroes of all-time! 

37 years and several movies later, Stallone will play former Vietnam veteran once again in 'Rambo: Last Blood.' In what's being called the final film of the action series, Rambo travels to Mexico to take on the Mexican cartel after they kidnap his niece. 

In celebration of Rambo: Last Blood's release, we've created a Rambo-themed quiz even the biggest of fans will find challenging. Do you have what it takes to help Rambo infiltrate the enemy base and save the prisoners or will you totally mess up the plan and get everyone caught? Find out how well you know the iconic action film series now and remember, Rambo's counting on you. Good luck!

Rambo: First Blood What is Rambo's full name?
William J. Rambo
Richard J. Rambo
Michael J. Rambo
John J. Rambo
Portrayed by Sylvester Stallone, John J. Rambo is the main character of the 'Rambo' film franchise and is based on David Morell's novel 'First Blood,' also the name of the first film.

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Rambo III How many Rambo movies are there in total (not including 2019's 'Rambo: Last Blood')?
4
There are four Rambo movies in total and the fifth film, 'Rambo: Last Blood,' opens on September 20, 2019. The first four are called: First Blood (1982), Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985), Rambo III (1988), and Rambo (2008).
6
5
8

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Rambo Who targets John Rambo upon his arrival in Hope, Washington in 'First Blood' (1982)?
Dave Kern
Sheriff William Teasle
The vindictive redneck Sheriff William 'Will' Teasle is portrayed by actor Brian Dennehy, also known for roles in Tommy Boy (1995), Silverado (1985), Cocoon (1985), F/X (1986), and Presumed Innocent (1990).
Deputy Arthur Galt
Colonel Samuel Trautman

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Rambo: Last Blood John Rambo is a veteran of which of the following wars?
Vietnam War
The Vietnam War lasted from November 1, 1955, and April 30, 1975, and was fought between North and South Vietnam. The war ended after the U.S. withdrew their forces in 1973 and Vietnam unified under Communist control two years later.
Cold War
Gulf War
Iraq War

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Rambo: First Blood Part 2 Finish this quote, "To survive a war, ___________________."
"...you must embrace it."
"...don't go to sleep."
"...you gotta become war."
While speaking with Co Phuong Bao in the 1985 action sequel 'Rambo: First Blood Part II', Rambo says, "To survive a war, you gotta become war." o Phuong Bao was played by actor Julia Nickson.
"...people will die."

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Rambo III Who directed 'Rambo III' (1988)?
Ted Kotcheff
George P. Cosmatos
Sylvester Stallone
Peter MacDonald
'Rambo III' was directed by Peter MacDonald and co-written by Sylvester Stallone and Sheldon Lettich. The action film cost roughly $63 million to make, making the film the most expensive movie of its time until it was surpassed by 'Back to the Future Part II' in 1989.

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Rambo First Blood Part II Which of the Rambo movies stars Karate Kid's Martin Kove as Michael Reed Ericson?
Rambo III
Rambo
Rambo: First Blood Part II
Michael Reed Ericson is played by Martin Kove, best known for his portrayal of Cobra Kai sensei John Kreese in the 'Karate Kid' films, as well as the YouTube Premium series, 'Cobra Kai.'
First Blood

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First Blood Finish the quote, "Don’t look at me, _____________. That's how accidents happen."
"...look at the shooter."
"…look at the road."
After taking over an army truck at gunpoint, Rambo warns the driver to keep his eyes on the road, because "that's how accidents happen." This classic line is from 1982's 'First Blood.'
"...look at the target."
"...look out the window."

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First Blood In 1982's 'First Blood' Rambo's friend dies of cancer. What was the primary cause of his friend's cancer?
Agent Orange
During the Vietnam War, the US developed a herbicide called Agent Orange, which was designed to wipe out all vegetation in the Vietnamese jungles. While it did work, the Red Cross has since reported that roughly 4.8 million died due to Agent Orange exposure.
Hereditary
Drinking
UV radiation

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Rambo III What is the name of the longtime friend and mentor John Rambo rescue from a Soviet prison camp in 'Rambo III'?
Robert Griggs
Colonel Alexei Zaysen
Major Marshall Roger T. Murdock
Colonel Sam Trautman
Colonel Samuel "Sam" Trautman was played by Richard Crenna, also known for Wait Until Dark (1967), Body Heat (1981), The Sand Pebbles (1966), and Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993). It was Crenna's last appearance in a Rambo movie.

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Rambo What country is John Rambo living at the beginning of 'Rambo' (2008)?
Philippines
Thailand
Directed by Sylvester Stallone, 'Rambo' was released on January 25, 2008. The fourth installment in the Rambo film franchise was shot in Thailand, Mexico, and the United States.
Singapore
Cambodia

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Rambo Who is the primary antagonist of the Rambo (2008)?
Marshall Murdock
Colonel Alexei Zaysen
Lieutenant Colonel Podovsky
Major Tint
The ruthless & cold-hearted Officer Major Pa Tee Tint was portrayed by Maung Maung Khin. Despite having no previous acting experience, Sylvester Stallone thought he was perfect for the role.

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Rambo: Last Blood Who directed 2019's action thriller 'Rambo: Last Blood'?
George P. Cosmatos
Ted Kotcheff
Adrian Grunberg
'Rambo: Last Blood' is the fifth installment in the iconic action franchise and once again stars Sylvester Stallone as John Rambo. This time around Rambo takes on a Mexican cartel to save his kidnapped niece.
Sylvester Stallone

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Rambo Who attempted to stop John's boat while it was on its way to a village in the fourth film, 'Rambo' (2008)?
Black ops.
The army.
Pirates
A group of pirates attempts to hijack Rambo's boat during Rambo (2008), unfortunately for them, Rambo wasn't about to go down without a fight, making quick work of the four men.
The police

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Rambo: Last Blood What is the name of the book the 'Rambo' films are based on?
"First Blood"
Written by David Morrell and published in 1973, 'First Blood' is an action thriller about a Vietnam War veteran named Rambo, who gets targeted and arrested by Police Chief Wilfred Teasle. A film based on the book starring Stallone was released ten years later.
"Green Beret"
"Rambo: First Blood"
"John J. Rambo"

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