PG | | Action, Drama, Romance
As students at the United States Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.
The movie and novel, The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954), written by James A. Michener were based on actual missions flown against the railroad bridges at Majon-ni and Samdong-ni, North Korea, when he was a news correspondent aboard the aircraft carriers U.S.S. Essex and U.S.S. Oriskany.
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In the elevator scene, Charlie's hair is noticeably darker than in other scenes. This is because this scene was shot after principal photography, and Kelly McGillis had already dyed her hair for another film role. The filmmakers tried to hide her darkened hair with the cap, but it's still noticeable.
Before the closing credits, we see the cast members and the character roles they have played.
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