R | | Drama, War
A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Sergeant Barnes threatens Junior with a court-martial. To which Junior responds: "Send me to f*cking Long Binh". Long Binh Jail was a U.S. military stockade in Vietnam, established in 1966, for soldiers guilty of military offenses. It was located ... ...
Oh, man. Is that what I think it is?
Sergeant: All right, you cheese-dicks, welcome to the Nam. Follow me!
When the soldiers are celebrating in the tent early in the film, they are drinking Budweiser from two-piece stay-tab cans with UPC symbols. Container companies introduced the two-piece can in 1974, the stay-tab in 1975 and the UPC symbol in 1978. Budweiser introduced the can style used in the movie in 1981.
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