Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins
Film run time: 1h32min
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To prepare you for the latest instalment of the Rambo saga, The Odyssey Cinema takes you back to where it all began with Ted Kotcheff’s classic, First Blood.
Sylvester Stallone stars as John J. Rambo, a decorated former Green Beret who won the
Congressional Medal of Honor but is haunted by his experiences in Vietnam.
He travels to Hope, Washington to visit an old friend but is arrested for vagrancy by the local Sheriff
Teasle (Brian Dennehy). After succumbing to escalating abuse in jail from Teasle and his deputies,
Rambo snaps and escapes into the surrounding forest, using his combat and survival skills to evade
and later hunt down the local police who are now at the mercy of an expert, in his adopted natural
Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 500 greatest movies of all-time, First Blood is a landmark action thriller, combining edge of your seat tension with emotional depth and a vastly underrated performance by Stallone as the unstable veteran.
Combined with an iconic score by Jerry Goldsmith it’s a cinematic experience you can’t afford to
miss and a war you won’t believe.