R | | Drama, War
A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Denzel Washington lobbied for the role of Sergeant Elias.
Oh, man. Is that what I think it is?
Sergeant: All right, you cheese-dicks, welcome to the Nam. Follow me!
When the M60 machine gun is being fired the rounds on the ammo belt are clearly blanks; the ends of the cartridges are crimped and there are no bullets.
$241,080 (USA) (21 December 1986)