Not to be confused with Hope, Washington

Madison is a small town in the southern American state of Kentucky. It is where the book First Blood takes place in the summer.

Film[edit | edit source]

In the film, it was renamed Hope and relocated to Washington state in the winter. Hope was filmed in British Columbia, Canada.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Madison could have been named after the real Madison County in central Kentucky.
  • Both the novel and film settings of First Blood are named after presidents. James Madison and George Washington of the novel and film, respectively. 
  • The town that Madison, Kentucky was modeled after was Bellefonte, Pennsylvania.
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