03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Rambo Returns: Stallone's Icon To Help Burmese Monks

Rambo has become a nihilist.

Sylvester Stallone's Green Beret, who started as a tragic representation of Vietnam veteran neglect in the original film and morphed into a superhero soldier by the third, is back for a fourth outing.

This one plunges John Rambo into the gun sights of the brutal military dictatorship of Myanmar, the Southeast Asian nation formerly known as Burma, where in real life the ruling junta recently received international condemnation for its violent suppression of a pro-democracy uprising led by Buddhist monks.

Read more on USA Today

Subscribe to the Entertainment email.
Home to your favorite fan theories and the best movie recs.