R | | Action, Drama
Gunnery Sergeant Burns reports for duty to an American Embassy in the Middle East. However due to the 'enlightened' views of the Ambassador, the marine security detachment he is in charge ... See full summary »
The suicide car bombing in this film was probably one out of hundreds of typical incidents in such a troubled spot. Then the abduction of the Colonel (Brian Keith) had a composite incident with the factual abduction of U.S. Marine Lt. Colonel ... ...
Gunnery Sgt. Burns:
Both sides of those rocks.
Ruggieri: Why we got to paint both sides of the rocks?
James: I don't know.
Gunnery Sgt. Burns: You boys ever heard of Korea?
James: Yes sir, Gunny.
Gunnery Sgt. Burns: Well then you are probably very familar with the conflict at Hill 442. Is that right?
Ruggieri: Yes sir. Everyone has heard of ...
$1,847,950 (USA) (22 February 1987)
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