Rambo (Rambo IV)
Rambo (Rambo IV) (2008)

When a group of missionary aid workers in Myanmar disappear into the vast green inferno, vigilante Vietnam War veteran John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) leaves his job as a Salween River boatman behind to accompany a group of mercenaries on a… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: January 25, 2008
DVD Release Date: May 27, 2008
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Critic Score: 37% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Sylvester Stallone knows how to stage action sequences, but the movie's uneven pacing and excessive violence (even for the franchise) is more nauseating than entertaining.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

The orgy of violence, as ghastly as in any video game, should go a long way toward erasing whatever goodwill Stallone earned with his sentimental Rocky Balboa.

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J. Hoberman
Village Voice

As the current obsession with Reagan suggests, it's back to fantasyland!

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Leaden action picture.

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David Jenkins
Time Out

90 minutes of violence. No more, no less.

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Mike Thomas
Chicago Sun-Times

Well-shot and well-edited violence porn.

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Rob Humanick
Projection Booth

Stallone uses his iconic character here to explore the necessary evils of violence through a brutal pop lens.

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Jim Ridley
L.A. Weekly

As vehement in its stereotyping as World War II propaganda.

Desson Thomson
Washington Post

No longer is Rambo killing for a cause, but for kicks. And his portentous blather, even by Rambo standards, becomes unintentionally hilarious.

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Fernando F. Croce

Sly may be a crass tyrannosaurus, but he's not a fake

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
Jens S.
I probably shouldn't have wasted my time with the edited version. On the other hand: when did more gore and violence ever make for a better movie? This… More
KJ Proulx
Everything aside, this feels like a re-imagining of the first film, with small tributes to the action in the first two sequels. I cannot say that it is a giant… More
Chris Weber
On an artistic level, this film's value is questionable, but I think mostly good...or at least tries. On an entertainment level, the film is great. This… More
Jim Careter
Rambo is not a great movie, but as a Rambo fan I just felt it was good. John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) is living in Myanmar and when a few men vanish there… More
JY Skacto
Sylvester Stallone's <i>Rambo</i> is everything it sets out to be.</p><p>The story is straightforward and it only requires a little… More
Alex roy
Fourth entry in the Rambo franchise is one of the most violent films that I have ever seen, and I have seen a lot of violent films. The scope of the film is… More