R | | Drama, War
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
Gunnery Sergeant Hartman wears the following decorations: Silver Star, Purple Heart (with silver star, indicating five awards), Navy Presidential Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross (with palm), Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal (with ... ...
Gunnery Sergeant Hartman:
I am Gunnery Sergeant Hartman, your senior drill instructor. From now on you will speak only when spoken to, and the first and last words out of your filthy sewers will be "Sir". Do you maggots understand that?
Recruits: Sir, yes Sir.
Gunnery Sergeant Hartman: Bullshit, I can't hear ...
All of the palm trees look exactly the same with manicured trunks and a few wilted palm fronds coming out the top.
$2,217,307 (USA) (28 June 1987)