Four privates romp their way through occupied Japan while on leave, finding a little romance and some laughs. After it's over they head to the front lines of the Korean War where brutality and death are constant.

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Pfc. Skip Roth
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Pfc. Dave Chatfield
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Pfc. Desmond 'Let's Go' McCaffrey
Linda Hutchings ...
Grace Blake
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Pvt. Russ Waller
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Ina Baxter
David Brandon ...
Pvt. Newt Levels
Steve Baylor ...
Pvt. Chase
Peter Miller ...
Gunnery Sgt. Howard Hawkins
Rachel Romen ...
Mrs. Ellen Hawkins (as Adoree Evans)
Hideo Inamura ...
Pvt. Pete Kono
Vince Williams ...
Hank Dyer (war correspondent)
Fumiyo Fujimoto ...
Song Do (Chatfield's girl)
Heihachirô Ôkawa ...
Yoshida (hotel manager)
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Four privates romp their way through occupied Japan while on leave, finding a little romance and some laughs. After it's over they head to the front lines of the Korean War where brutality and death are constant.

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UP TO THEIR NECKS IN FIGHTIN' AND LOVIN'! See more »

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Battle scenes were filmed on Okinawa substituting for Korea. See more »

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While in Tokyo, one of the marines and his wife visit the Temple of The Golden Pavillion, which is actually in Kyoto. See more »

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Music by Lionel Newman
Lyrics by Dorcas Cochran
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Don't waste your time.
26 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

joebat23 was overly kind in his grading of this movie, it is absolutely terrible. The plot couldn't even be called sophomoric, the acting was atrocious and the reasoning of the characters was juvenile. Add to this the incredibly bad dialog and an "Intelligence department" that can't figure out what is going on when it should be painfully obvious and you have a movie that makes those Police Academy movies seem like high art worthy of a Nobel Prize.

The only reason I can think of to watch this movie is that a relative is in it and even then I don't think you should lest you lose any regard you have for that relative.

Oh, if you are expecting any even halfway decent battle scenes, forget it.


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