R | | Comedy, Drama, War
Thirty years after they served together in Vietnam, a former Navy Corpsman Larry "Doc" Shepherd re-unites with his old buddies, former Marines Sal Nealon and Reverend Richard Mueller, to bury his son, a young Marine killed in the Iraq War.
The novel which inspired the movie is a sequel to The Last Detail, also written by Darryl Ponicsan, which was similarly adapted to film in 1973. The Last Flag Flying's director, Richard Linklater, has stated that the two films, however, are not ... ...
If you could just see yourself right now. You look like you just had a lobotomy. What's wrong with you?
O'Toole: This is reality.
Sal Nealon: Reality? My ass. It's all made-up. Let me ask you this, huh, how many times on this show have you seen the cops arrest, you know...
In the funeral scene, Sal and Richard are wearing Marine Dress Blue uniforms but the cap ornament is set a bit high.
$40,558 (USA) (5 November 2017)
$965,481 (USA) (21 December 2017)
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