RAMBO: First Blood - What’s the Difference?

5 years ago
First Blood is best known as the first Rambo movie. As a major launching point in Sylvester Stallone’s career. But before all that, First Blood was a novel by David Morrell. We look at both side-by-side, and tell you: “What’s the Difference?” Subscribe: http://goo.gl/9AGRm

A lot changed between the 1972 Canadian psychological thriller novel “First Blood” about a disgruntled and murderous vet named Rambo and the 1982 American film of the same name about . a less murderous Vietnam vet named John Rambo. From major themes to minor plot details, we’ll go through every difference between the book and the movie - get ready to get informed!

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Welcome to What's The Difference, where CineFix takes you step-by-step and page-by-page through all the differences between your favorite movies & shows and their source material. Adaptations are a tricky game, something always gets changed, added, or omitted in the process. Come back every other Wednesday for more What's the Difference!

RAMBO: First Blood - What’s the Difference?

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