|Directed by||Peter MacDonald|
|Based on||John Rambo|
by David Morrell
|Produced by||Buzz Feitshans|
|Music by||Jerry Goldsmith|
|Distributed by||Tri-Star Pictures|
|Box office||$189 million|
Rambo III is a 1988 American action movie directed by Peter MacDonald and is the third movie in the Rambo franchise. It stars Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Marc de Jonge, Kurtwood Smith, Spiros Focás, Sasson Gabai, Doudi Shoua and was distributed by TriStar Pictures.
The movie shows fictional events that take place during the Soviet-Afghan War. In the movie, Rambo goes on a risky mission to Afghanistan to save his former commander and best friend, Col. Sam Trautman, from a very strong Soviet Army colonel. The colonel wants to kill both Trautman and Rambo. At the same time, Rambo helps a group of Afghan rebels who are fighting against the Soviet forces. The Soviet forces are a threat to the rebels' village, and Rambo wants to stop them from destroying it.
Cast[change | change source]
- Sylvester Stallone as John J. Rambo
- Richard Crenna as U.S. Colonel Samuel R. "Sam" Trautman
- Kurtwood Smith as Robert Griggs
- Marc de Jonge as Soviet Colonel Alexei Zaysen
- Sasson Gabai as Afghan Mujahideen Mousa Ghani
- Doudi Shoua as Hamid
- Spiros Fokas as Afghan Mujahideen's leader Masoud
- Randy Raney as Soviet Sergeant Kourov
- Marcus Gilbert as Tomask
- Alon Abutbul as Nissem
- Masoud Assadollahi as Rahim
- Yosef Shiloach as Khalid
- Shaby Ben-Aroya as Soviet defector Yuri
References[change | change source]
- "Rambo III (1988)". AFI Catalog of Feature Films. Archived from the original on February 26, 2020. Retrieved October 3, 2018.
- "BBFC Cinema Rating, 1988". Bbfc.co.uk. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
- Hall, Sheldon; Neale, Stephen (2010). Epics, spectacles, and blockbusters: a Hollywood history. Wayne State University Press. pp. 239–240. ISBN 978-0-8143-3008-1.
Rambo III (1988) cost a then-record $58 million.
- Robertson, Patrick (1991). Guinness Book of Movie Facts and Feats. Abbeville Press. p. 33. ISBN 9781558592360.
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