The lives of several young men who undergo basic training for the Marine Corps and are then sent off to Vietnam. J.T. is the principal character. ‘Joker’ Davis, who constantly has to contend with their demanding drill coach, Gny, along with all the other new recruits. Hartman’s Sgt. One recruit, Leonard ‘Gomer Pyle’ Lawrence, in particular, is having a particularly difficult time, particularly after DI Hartman punishes the entire squad whenever he screws up, which is often. Anything leads to disaster. Davis makes it through and soon finds himself serving as a combat journalist in Vietnam were during the Tet offensive, he gets to see the horrors of war first-hand.
|Release date||June 17, 1987 (Beverly Hills)|
June 26, 1987 (United States)
September 11, 1987 (United Kingdom)
|Running time||116 minutes|
|File type||SRT (zip file)|