R | | Comedy, War
A military weapons engineer struggles to do his job responsibly, while a hapless tank commander has to live with the consequences in combat years later.
Eddie Murphy's character was added to the film after the original version tested poorly with audiences.
Lieutenant T.M. Landry:
Who's the cocksucker who built this thing?
To receive a 15 certificate the UK cinema version was cut by 2 minutes with heavy edits to the opening sex scene. The cuts were waived for the upgraded 18 rated video, and the certificate downgraded to 15 for DVD in 2004.
$7,872,297 (USA) (22 July 1984)
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