Sylvester Stallone Plans to Kill Off ‘Rambo’ in Final Sequel!

The action star talks about his plans for the final Rambo sequel and his relationship with Arnold Schwarzenegger.
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Sylvester Stallone plans to kill Rambo in final sequel We still have no idea when Sylvester Stallone will bring his John Rambo back to theaters in Rambo: Last Stand, but it seems the actor-writer-director has a definitive plan in place for this sequel, dropping the bombshell that he plans to kill off his iconic character.

First, he offered a few details about the plot of Rambo 5.

I'm dying to do another Rambo. He's in Arizona on the border. It will involve him going into Mexico. I don't think Rambo likes Mexicans."

When asked if this would be the final Rambo, with the iconic character dying off at the end, Sylvester Stallone had one word.


The actor then went onto discuss why he desperately wants to return to the character one last time.

"Rocky is me after coffee. Rambo has reverted into kind of like an id: primitive, reactive and instinctual, almost like an animal. I love this character because he hasn't quite been fleshed out. He's like an errant knight, looking to die in a glorious fashion. He has no desire to go into old age or have a family. In the book, Rambo gets killed. I thought it was not the proper message. There had been close to 200,000 suicides by returning Vietnam vets. I said, "Why don't we take him right to the edge without annihilating him?" Quentin Tarantino said, "You're a coward, you should have killed him!" I said, "Quentin, you're a lunatic. I want to do some sequels, brother."

He also spoke about his once adversarial relationship with The Tomb co-star Arnold Schwarzenegger.

"That went on for a long time. We couldn't stand to be in the same room. But I like a good adversary. It makes you lose sleep and want to get up in the morning and go to the gym. We started in the business almost the same day. We were at the Golden Globes and he had won for best newcomer; I lost for best actor but we had won best picture, and I took this bouquet of flowers and threw it on him like, "It's on, pal!" From that day on it was a very competitive thing. Then you move on, have families, and you realize that this fellow's very similar to you. Now we get along great. When he started to run for governor. He started inviting me to events. I said no, then my wife says, "Come on, he's extending the olive branch," and next thing I know is I'm on the campaign trail, then we just hit it off. He did some great things, like, to be in Expendables when he was governor, for free."

Finally, when asked who would win in a cage match between Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sly revealed he would have the upper hand.

"I do. Sorry Arnold, but it's true! You can bench more than me, but I'd out-cage you."

To read more from Sylvester Stallone, where he reveals candid moments between both himself, Quentin Tarantino, and Richard Gere: CLICK HERE

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  • monkeyiron2-0 • 4 years ago

    Makes sens seeing that the only way to finish a epic character is too kill him and make him or her die as a hero


    • steph-x • 4 years ago

      I wasnt too keen on the last rambo at first, i took the fact he was an old man into account before enjoying the film but i love sly lol i always have loved his work, it grew on me n im sure if he did do another rambo then i'll love that too (regardless of his age) lol x


      • SherlockHolmes2009 • 4 years ago

        finally another Rambo


        • RyanMoranMita • 4 years ago

          NICE FINALLY


          • vanboy • 4 years ago

            @dan, I totally agree. Well said!


            • vanboy • 4 years ago

              If he kills Rambo off, I'll do the same thing I did with Rob Zombie's Halloween movies. They don't exist. I've never seen them and have no desire to. I saw Alien 3 and that 4th joke so bad it's not worth mentioning the title, BUT in my view, because they were so utterly bad, Aliens was the last sequel and Ripley, Hicks, Newt, and Bishop are back on Earth living happy lives together. Bishop is the butler of course and makes some mean cornbread.


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                • dan1 • 4 years ago

                  Far as I'm concerned, the character of Rambo is finished. "Rambo" ended everything on a nice note, no need to f*ck that up. But f*ck it up they/Stallone shall, I'm sure.


                  • brian • 4 years ago

                    @micetro9345 Yeah. AGREED.


                    • micetro9345 • 4 years ago

                      They drew first BLOOD!!!! I wonder who they will replace him with....


                      • stivdion • 4 years ago

                        @jayaottley I need the script to django unchained pls. how do i get it?


                        • jayaottley • 4 years ago


                          Ok ladies, let chillax and have a cappuccino.

                          Whilei understand both sides of the argument, EJK your stating that Orange is not to blame because he has spoiled nothing and well tht the news is sourced from another cite in which the person that cite and sourced the news is to blame. Orange in general is just doing his job and posting movie news, not brilliantly but nonetheless posting news.... In which your point is valid and correct.

                          Now to summarise the discussion earlier on, what we were defining within this article is not nessceraily the content of the article but the title.

                          Yes we all knew this was going to happen, evidently but we don't it glamorised and advertised in a gleaming MW article title. Orange could do the common courtesy and respect to, not just the regulars of the site but to all others that come on MW to try his best not to spoil flicks, because in general he is actually a good writer,i just reckon his well lost a tad passion.


                          • jayaottley • 4 years ago

                            @narrator well i just lol'd at that :D


                            • narrator • 4 years ago


                              *looks at the last few comments*




                              ...who didn't see this coming?


                              • ejk1 • 4 years ago

                                @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx Good, you do that.


                                • XxNickTheFilmCriticXx • 4 years ago

                                  @ejk1 -- Nice job completely discarding my aforementioned posts. You really like hearing me repeat myself like a broken record, don't you? I love it how you can respond and it's all fine, even if I don't provide a solid enough foundation to reap a reply(which you obviously couldn't grasp looking at my short post), but if I even think about replying to your rants, I'm just being predictable, snobby, and a prick.

                                  It's still a spoiler, regardless if he wanted it known or not. Picture Steven Spielberg or Christoper Nolan saying some like that, only about Batman and Indiana Jones.

                                  Ah, so we're going to pull the "age" card? Wow! Man, who man. As much as I want to respond to that like a true "snotty little prick" - and boy, do I want to, I'll refrain yet again from doing such a thing.


                                  • ejk1 • 4 years ago

                                    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx Orange did NOT spoil anything, because 1) nothing exists, and 2) Stallone said it himself in an article that he knew was going public. Even if (or in your case, when) the film gets made, Stallone could 1) change his mind, or 2) go through with his plan that HE wanted known anyways. That's how you're wrong. You should feel foolish for your earlier comments about Orange, in which you disparaged him even though one can't spoil something that has already been made public record. You don't, and that's fine. It's probably because you're not smart enough to know better. Perhaps it's your age. Or perhaps you just like being a snotty little prick all the time. Don't know. Don't care. You can feel free to respond; we both know you will. And you'll try to turn it around with some lame BS like, "in what way am I being a snotty little prick? What do you mean by that...blah, blah," I don't give a damn. I've got more important things to do than waste my time with some arrogant little high schooler. And now I'm done.


                                    • moviemaniac66 • 4 years ago

                                      I freaking love Stallone. Wouldn't mind another Rambo.


                                      • ROFLitschristian • 4 years ago

                                        And after his death, we'll get another sequel...


                                        • Joshua-Hollaway • 4 years ago

                                          Will he take an arrow to the knee? =)


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