Various factions are fighting each other to gain possession of a very special statue. The statue itself is not worth much, the needles inside it are the true prize. These "golden needles" ... See full summary »
Joe Don Baker,
In a post-apocalyptic world divided between two groups called the Flockers and the Ravagers, an adventurer and his "pleasure girl" try to find their way to a rumored safe haven called the Land of Genesis.
Four Vietnam Vets in an old Cadillac destined for disaster ...
Really not much of a welcome home for four Vietnam Green Berets. Along the road, on the way to California, they are treated with almost total indifference or slightly worse. Their trip through Texas and into New Mexico is mostly girl chasing, with one tragic event early on. Eventually the old Caddy breaks down. Out of money and out of gas, Joe Don Baker instigates a final confrontation with the locals, who prove no match for four Green Berets. Soon the National Guard arrives on the scene with some real fire power, and suddenly it's war in New Mexico. With thankfully zero car chases, and several interesting stops along the way, "Welcome Home Soldier Boys" is an intriguing road film you should see. - MERK
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