Rambo: Last Blood (also known as Rambo V and Rambo V: Last Blood) is a 2019 American action thriller film directed by Adrian Grunberg and co-written by Sylvester Stallone, who also reprises his role as Vietnam War veteran John Rambo. A sequel to Rambo (2008) and the fifth installment in the Rambo franchise, it co-stars Paz Vega, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Adriana Barraza, Yvette Monreal, Genie Kim, Joaquín Cosío, and Oscar Jaenada. The story follows Rambo as he travels to Mexico to save his niece, who has been kidnapped by the Mexican cartel.
Plans for a fifth film were announced on and off again since 2008, with different iterations developed and canceled until production finally began in October 2018, with Grunberg directing the film. Principal photography began in October 2018 in Bulgaria and ended in December 2018.
Rambo: Last Blood is scheduled to be released on September 20, 2019, by Lionsgate.