R | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
An unorthodox and irreverent DJ begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the U.S. Armed Services Radio station in Vietnam.
When Williams says the common Vietnamese surname "Nguyen" on the air, pronounces as "Win", which is how the name is pronounced in the US, as opposed to Vietnam.
Mayday! Mayday! Dragon-Lady with incredible figure at 11 o'clock! Stop the car.
Edward Garlick: I can't do that, sir.
Adrian Cronauer: Aw, Edward, you don't understand. I've been on a small Greek island with a lot of women who look like Zorba, I never thought I'd find women ...
Edward Garlick: You ...
Throughout the film, armed forces personnel are shown wearing garrison caps and other headgear (referred to as "covers") and saluting indoors. This is not correct, as uniformed personnel are required to remove covers when indoors (therefore "under cover") and do not salute indoors.