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New Rambo Trailer Online
Sly is one angry old man

24 October 2007  |  Written by Olly Richards  

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Rambo – yes, it's just called Rambo now, for definite – has released its first official trailer on Youtube, which you can see below or here.

We have already seen that rough assemblage of footage which had a bit of a Roger Corman, 'I made this with 48p, a strong stomach and lots of exploding melons' vibe. This is a bit slicker, but still has a definite whiff of '80s about it. Which probably tells you whether you'll like it or not.



The dialogue is clunkier than a toaster in a washing machine, the music belongs in a computer game and Sly looks like he's going to a fancy dress party as himself. But...it's Rambo, so there's nostalgia value there. There's nothing to suggest that this will be as stark and wired as First Blood, but there's definitely still a part of us that wants to see black-vested Stallone unleash hails of bullets on some roughly sketched baddies while trying to ignore his sciatica.

What are your thoughts? Excited? Not?

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RE: RE:
L: The Hooded Man The only thing missing were the words straight.to.dvd. I love 80s action films as much as the next guy - Die Hard, Lethal Weapon, Aliens and Predator sit proudly in my DVd collection - as does First Blood. It was tragic to see Stallone turn one of his best performances into little more than a cyncial cash cow though. The two sequels to date have been awful - there is nothing to suggest this is any different. sp; aside from the three blindingly good action traile More

Posted by Sutty at 19:38 on 28 October 2007 | Report This Post

RE: RE:
L: The Hooded Man The two sequels to date have been awful - there is nothing to suggest this is any different. sp; Liberal pinko commie subversive. More

Posted by davidjthomson at 14:47 on 28 October 2007 | Report This Post

RE: X
L: directorscut L: The Hooded Man Jesus wept. Stallone should be banned from making films if this is as atrocious as the other 2 sequels. ] have been marked.ote]   He's mine! More

Posted by BobaJango at 23:37 on 27 October 2007 | Report This Post

X
L: The Hooded Man Jesus wept. Stallone should be banned from making films if this is as atrocious as the other 2 sequels. sp; ]X - You have been marked. More

Posted by directorscut at 13:05 on 27 October 2007 | Report This Post

RE: RE:
was tragic to see Stallone turn one of his best performances into little more than a cyncial cash cow though. The two sequels to date have been awful - there is nothing to suggest this is any different. bet you thought the same about Rocky IV as well. Shame on you. You're clearly an evil Commie, that's why you don't like Rambo II & III and Rocky IV - the trilogy of movies that single handedly defeated Communism. More

Posted by coljohnmatrix at 13:49 on 26 October 2007 | Report This Post

they're sorry, but that video is no longer available. aparently. More

Posted by Adrian at 12:26 on 25 October 2007 | Report This Post

RE:
The only thing missing were the words straight.to.dvd. I love 80s action films as much as the next guy - Die Hard, Lethal Weapon, Aliens and Predator sit proudly in my DVd collection - as does First Blood. It was tragic to see Stallone turn one of his best performances into little more than a cyncial cash cow though. The two sequels to date have been awful - there is nothing to suggest this is any different. More

Posted by The Hooded Man at 09:41 on 25 October 2007 | Report This Post

Boo! Hiss! Etc. More

Posted by John Firth at 00:10 on 25 October 2007 | Report This Post

Oh yehhhh
The r rated trailer that came out for this film a few months ago looks awesome - very hardcore action!! More

Posted by nookuboy at 23:23 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

Bastards dont wanna share it! More

Posted by Dready at 20:39 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

Give Acadamy Award Winning Writer Sylvester Stallone some respect...
... this is the thick man's Marlon Brando and it's good to have him back. More

Posted by keyzersaulsie at 20:35 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

'You ain't changin nothing'
Rambo fans will probably love it, non-Rambo fans will remain non-Rambo fans. The trailer was a bit naff but then it would do when we've seen how the action/violence fares already. More

Posted by mjscarface at 20:14 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

dang!
ah wankers removed it! fuckin Liongate BS!!! More

Posted by lolita37 at 20:07 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

CANT. FUCKING. WAIT!!!
This is gonna rock. More

Posted by coomi01 at 18:48 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

First trailer was better.
This trailer is a bit cheesy for my taste.The first one was better and more hardcore.Should be a decent action flick though. More

Posted by darth silas at 18:14 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

i really hope that this is as good as First Blood. More

Posted by Hughezy at 18:05 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

This will be a "we love America because it only takes one american to save the world" Cheesefest of a film! and we will all love it for it. so quit yo jibba jabba and just wait till it comes out :D More

Posted by stu1980 at 17:35 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

RE: RE:
L: The Hooded Man Looks like Die hard 4 might have competition for the choice of movie for morons. Stallone is making a fool of himself ... again. aw, let's all play spot the guy who's too "cultured" to enjoy 80's action movies. It's (probably) a scientific fact that enjoying ridiculous 80's-style action movies makes you more of a man. It boosts your testosterone level to "mad hard" levels. The two Rambo sequels are both classic of 80's action, their dodgy political message cemen More

Posted by coljohnmatrix at 16:54 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

AWSOME. I didnt think the dialogue wad clunky, some of it was down right cool. And as for being too old? Stop talking fucking bollocks, he doesnt look that old. More

Posted by clarkkent at 16:24 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

Oh yehhhh
The r rated trailer that came out for this film a few months ago looks awesome - very hardcore action!! More

Posted by nookuboy at 15:59 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

Best. Trailer. 2007
This is the best trailer ive seen in an age! Any movie which harks back to the golden era of action films (ie the 80's) gets my vote! Now all we have to do is get Arnie out of office and back into the jungles to do Predator 3! Kv More

Posted by Kev@CTU at 15:36 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

The Jackal is right!
FUCKIN A!!!!!! More

Posted by tallaght24 at 15:25 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

Isn't this Hot Shots :Part Trois? More

Posted by Felix at 14:25 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

i'm sorry
i feel really bad about posting this, as i hate to put down a movie before seeing it, but sly really is looking past it now. sure if i look a fith as good as him at his age it'l be something, but rambo is supposed to be a "barbarian" of a man who feels no pain and could kick the crap out of a dozen men at once. looking at the prievous rambo's this just feels wrong. i thought the last rocky was'nt that great, loads of dribble, a short training montage then he loses the fight anyway. poi More

Posted by the chimp at 14:17 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

Sly back in CopLand shit-kicker mode is a damn good thing.... More

Posted by callumcostello at 13:59 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

RE: Anybody else hear the cheeky continual reference to Cobra 2nd half the trailer?
we live in hope!! More

Posted by livewire at 13:51 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

It's going to be bloody...
http://www.dailymotion.com/relevance/search/john+rambo/ video/x210ys_john-rambo-teaser-1-330_shortfilms here is the uncut trailer (warning contains violent scenes and bloody carnage) More

Posted by punchdrunk at 13:35 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

bring it on
looks good, cant wait to see Sly kicking some old school ass! So what if he 62 or whatever, he'll one slick bas*ard! More

Posted by drutt66 at 13:17 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

Stallone is a Movie God!
Anybody who knows anything about how Rocky got made should have respect for this man. So I don't wanna hear alotta B.S. from any of you haters who don't know nothin' about nothin'. I think Sly redubbed his dialogue for the trailer as well as adding the voice-over. Trailer's are about marketing. I think the finished film is far more grittier in tone than this trailer leads you to believe. More

Posted by Cameron1975Williams at 13:17 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

RE: Hmm...
Jesus wept. Stallone should be banned from making films if this is as atrocious as the other 2 sequels. More

Posted by The Hooded Man at 12:49 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

RE: Hmm...
Bring it on. There arent enough 80's action fest-esque movies around these days. More

Posted by shool at 12:39 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

Hmm...
Technically, this SHOULDN'T work. It SHOULD be labelled a bad idea. All I can say is bring it the fuck on... More

Posted by The Jackal at 12:17 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

RE:
Looks like Die hard 4 might have competition for the choice of movie for morons. Stallone is making a fool of himself ... again. More

Posted by The Hooded Man at 12:03 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

Sly is keeping the 80's action movie spirit alive, and that's good enough for me (I guess my username hints that I have a soft spot for 80's action movies!) I thought Die Hard 4.0 was surprisingly entertaining in a so-stupid-it's-good sort of way, so it's a shame it was watered down for a PG-13 certificate. At least Sly isn't making that mistake :P I'll be there when it's released...bring on Rambo!!! More

Posted by coljohnmatrix at 11:19 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

RE: Kick Ass, Stallone!
Only thing missing was the names lobushat was awful,and i`ve been excited about this up till now. A bit of jerry goldsmiths score would have improved it a little at least. More

Posted by Porrohman at 10:44 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

Looks like fun.
Rocky Balboa was way better than I thought it should have been so this is a promising bit of nostalgic entertainment. However, I cared about good old Rocky. It may be harder to care about Rambo though. More

Posted by giddig at 10:43 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

RE: Kick Ass, Stallone!
It certainly looks the part. For nostalgia alone this should prove to be a worthwhile trip down to the cinema.   Let's just hope it doesn't dissapoint! More

Posted by Nick12161988 at 10:36 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

Kick Ass, Stallone!
This is going to liven up the winter months no end! Let's hope audiences all over agree… Rambo could really be back, back! I'll be waitin'… More

Posted by olirog at 10:21 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

Anybody else hear the cheeky continual reference to Cobra 2nd half the trailer?
...hinting at his next project maybe? More

Posted by Wraggsterino at 09:17 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

All Aboard the 80's express
This has me as excited as Balboa and it kicked ass. i'm so there More

Posted by livewire at 08:52 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

i'm in aswell, this is Rambo of course but a lot older than the first three so I'm not expecting much but something a lot better than the third one which I didn't like. Anyway good on Sylvester Stallone on making this at the age of 60!! Can hardly wait for it More

Posted by umer_ejaz at 08:28 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

2 words: HELL YEAH!!! More

Posted by Biggus at 08:25 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

Sly dishes fictional revenge for the enslaved monks of Burma,,.
I'm in. And then we should send him in for real. More

Posted by keyzersaulsie at 08:16 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

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