About

Radio funny man Adrian Cronauer is sent to Vietnam to bring a little comedy back into the lives of the soldiers. After setting up shop, Cronauer delights the G.I.s but shocks his superior officer, Sergeant Major Dickerson, with his irreverent take on the war. While Dickerson attempts to censor Cronauer's broadcasts, Cronauer pursues a relationship with a Vietnamese girl named Trinh, who shows him...

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Directed by

Barry Levinson

Written by

Mitch Markowitz (Writer)

Runtime

121 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Time to rock it from the Delta to the DMZ!

Cast

Keywords

rock and roll radio humor radio station dying and death vietnam war vietcong war crimes radio presenter cynic explosive u.s. air force provocation entertainer right and justice saigon gi

Photos

Lists

#363 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#100 on AFI's 100 years...100 laughs AFI

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role Robin Williams