R | | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Rambo mounts a one-man mission to rescue his friend Colonel Trautman from the clutches of the formidable invading Soviet forces in Afghanistan.
According to director Peter MacDonald in the DVD commentary, at the time this movie was being filmed, the Russians were, in fact, invading Afghanistan just as depicted in this movie, however about four weeks prior to this movie's premiere, the Russians withdrew ... ...
That was close John. How are you?
Rambo: Well done.
After Rambo sticks his thumb in his side in the cave to remove the piece of broken arrow, he flips the top off a bullet with his big knife so he can pour the gunpowder onto one of the openings of his wound, then lights it. The fire would not go through his side to the other side of the wound since there was no 'trail' of gunpowder. The fire would just burn the one side of the wound where Rambo emptied out the gunpowder onto it.
The Film is dedicated to the Gallant People of Afghanistan
$16,745,418 (USA) (30 May 1988)