R | | Drama, War
A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Originally, Charlie Sheen was turned down for the main role of Chris, because it was felt he was too young for the part. His older brother Emilio Estevez was offered the part, but the project fell apart due to financial problems. Two years later, the project was given the ... ...
Oh, man. Is that what I think it is?
Sergeant: All right, you cheese-dicks, welcome to the Nam. Follow me!
When they board the UH-1 Huey near the church right before the scene where Sgt Elias gets chased, a Philippine Air Force insignia can be seen on the tail boom of the helicopter. The PAF did not operate in Vietnam.
$241,080 (USA) (21 December 1986)
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