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A ragtag group of American stragglers battles against superior Communist troops in an abandoned Buddhist temple during the Korean War.
The young boy in the film nicknamed "Short Round" was reportedly Steven Spielberg's inspiration for the character by the same name in "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom."
When I get out of this, I'm gonna join the Air Force. No more beetle-crushing for me!
Sgt. Zack: Aw, be smart. There's nothing like the infantry. If you're in a plane and get hit, what happens? You still gotta fall. There's two strikes against you. If you're ...
The stock footage used in the artillery barrage of the North Korean attack includes WWII-era footage of German artillery on the Atlantic Wall.
Instead of the traditional "The End", the closing title reads, "There is no end to this story".