R | | Drama, War
A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
The rock band Sprung Monkey use a sample of the argument between Barnes, Elias, and the Lieutenant at the village torching scene in their song "Bleeding" from their 1993 album "Situation Life".
Oh, man. Is that what I think it is?
Sergeant: All right, you cheese-dicks, welcome to the Nam. Follow me!
When we see Chris and the other new soldiers arriving in Vietnam during the opening sequence of the film they jump to the ground from the rear end of an Air Force C-130 - the rear ramp they would have walked down is missing. The ramp which doubles as the rear cargo door is either closed during long distance flights or partially open flying 'in country' with a rear gunner positioned out on the ramp tethered inside of the plane.
$241,080 (USA) (21 December 1986)
Dive deep into IMDb Picks, Scary Good, TV, and more.