Top 7 First Blood Movie Facts

Following is our collection of First Blood facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of First Blood film message.

Rambo's iconic red headband in First Blood 2 (1985) is made from the fabric of his fallen love's dress.
Rambo's iconic red headband in First Blood 2 (1985) is made from the fabric of his fallen love's dress.
Sheriff Teasle tells the Colonel that, "You think Rambo was the only guy who had a tough time in Vietnam?" Later, you see that teasle was once a soldier with his Purple Heart and medals displayed in his office.
Sheriff Teasle tells the Colonel that, "You think Rambo was the only guy who had a tough time in Vietnam?" Later, you see that teasle was once a soldier with his Purple Heart and medals displayed in his office.

First Blood Hidden Details

1 - " Rambo has a large knife that he says is for hunting to which the police repeatedly laugh and comment at the absurdity of that method. Later we see Rambo successfully hunting a boar with said knife.
" Rambo has a large knife that he says is for hunting to which the police repeatedly laugh and comment at the absurdity of that method. Later we see Rambo successfully hunting a boar with said knife.

Even though considered a violent movie, there was only 1 confirmed death, and it was someone falling out of a helicopter after a rock hitting the windshield

- The title First Blood is a reference to how this film is the first in the series.

Plot flaw in in First Blood (1982) Rambo the survivalist vs Stallone the filmmaker

First Blood poster
First Blood poster

First Blood Plot

A veteran Green Beret is forced by a cruel Sheriff and his deputies to flee into the mountains and wage an escalating one-man war against his pursuers.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of First Blood. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Adventure
Director Ted Kotcheff
Stars Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Brian Dennehy, Bill McKinney
IMDB score 7.7