R | | Drama, Romance, War
An American soldier struggles with an ethical dilemma when he becomes involved with a widow of a fallen officer.
During the boating and fishing scene, Tony (Woody Harrelson) yells out "Charlie don't surf!" The line originated in Apocalypse Now (1979), set during the Vietnam War. It was spoken by Lieutenant Colonel Bill Kilgore (Robert Duvall) during the film's surfing scene.
Captain Tony Stone:
I know what you're thinkin'. You're thinkin' shit, I'm a goddamn decorated war hero with three months left to serve, and they draft me into the angels-of-death squadron. I get a beeper, a canned speech, and a lunatic commanding officer to serve a ...
Staff Sergeant Montgomery tells the recruiting sergeants in the mall to take a walk, and one of the sergeants replies, "Yes, sir." Only officers are referred to as "sir." A sergeant addressing another sergeant who outranks him would simply say, "Yes, sergeant."
$44,523 15 November 2009