R | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
In 1965, an unorthodox and irreverent DJ named Adrian Cronauer begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the U.S. Armed Services radio station in Vietnam.
No Beatles songs were played because at that time the copyrights to their songs had not been released for use in movies or any other media outlet. This was also the case with the film Pirate Radio. The DJs worshipped the Beatles and talked about ... ...
What will you do, sir? What will you do? What will you do with your time?
Adrian Cronauer: Oh, I don't know. There are plenty of things I can think of. Maybe go downtown and try to find a Vietnamese man named "Phil."
When Adrian has the three shrimp heads on his fingers pretending to be the Supremes, he refers to the group as "Diana Ross & the Supremes." The film takes place in 1965. The group would not be known as Diana Ross & the Supremes until July of 1967.
$194,308 (USA) (27 December 1987)
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