The 50 Best Action Movies of All Time

11. First Blood

Director: Ted Kotcheff
Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Brian Dennehy

The sequel (Rambo) got more hype, but the original is less of a caricatured bloodbath and more of a nuanced look inside the mind of a mentally scarred Vietnam vet who refuses to bow down to authority. Stallone at his unfuckwittable best.

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