R | | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A Vietnam vet returns home from a prisoner of war camp and is greeted as a hero, but is quickly forgotten and soon discovers how tough survival is in his own country.
The picture's Charity World Premiere, according to the March 10, 1982 edition of "The Hollywood Reporter", was scheduled to be held at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, with proceeds going to benefit the Foundation for Burn Research, and the Sherman Oaks Hospital in Sherman Oaks, California. The latter was the medical facility where Richard Pryor had been treated for burns after his serious accident in June 1980, which nearly cost Pryor his life.
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If the idea was to set up the protagonist, Eddie Keller, to be killed during the trade, why the gangsters bring any money?
This becomes even more unclear as the gangsters specifically state and plan on murdering him in advance of the actual meeting, rendering the need to bring any payment due to him irrelevant.
$5,631,293 4 April 1982
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