started playing John Rambo in 1982's First Blood, one of his best films, Since then, each sequel tackled the character in a different way, while setting up some of the most intense and memorable action scenes ever filmed. Though mocked for its lack of realism in the first few films, the fourth and fifth went straight for the jugular with shocking amounts of graphic violence.
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Regardless, there are specific action scenes in the Rambo films that stand apart from the rest. Some are so famous that they've been parodied in films like Hot Shots: Part Deux, while others took their cues from shockingly realistic, and very violent films that are meant to showcase how terrible war truly is.