People: Jun. 17, 1985

Like its hero, who implausibly shoots his way through the Vietnamese countryside, Rambo: First Blood Part II has exploded through U.S. movie theaters to become a hit of totally unexpected proportions, earning a whopping $57 million during its first two weeks. (Only Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Return of the Jedi started better.) With a muzzle velocity like that, the picture is a shot in the arm to almost everyone in it, certainly including Julia Nickson, 26, the Vietnamese agent who falls in love with Sylvester Stallone. She was a $50-an-hour model in Hawaii when Stallone cast her....

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