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Director:
Writers:
Waldo Salt (screenplay) and
Robert C. Jones (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
15 February 1978 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
A man who believed in war! A man who believed in nothing! And a woman who believed in both of them!
Plot:
A woman whose husband is fighting in Vietnam falls in love with another man who suffered a paralyzing combat injury there. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Won 3 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 11 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Don't make em like before. See more (67 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Jane Fonda ... Sally Hyde

Jon Voight ... Luke Martin

Bruce Dern ... Capt. Bob Hyde

Penelope Milford ... Vi Munson

Robert Carradine ... Bill Munson

Robert Ginty ... Sgt. Dink Mobley
Mary Gregory ... Martha Vickery
Kathleen Miller ... Kathy Delise
Beeson Carroll ... Capt. Earl Delise
Willie Tyler ... Virgil
Louis Carello ... Bozo (as Lou Carello)

Charles Cyphers ... Pee Wee

Olivia Cole ... Corrine

Tresa Hughes ... Nurse Degroot

Bruce French ... Dr. Lincoln
Mary Jackson ... Fleta Wilson
Tim Pelt ... Jason

Richard Lawson ... Pat
Rita Taggart ... Johnson
Claudie Watson ... Bridges
Sally Frei ... Connie
Tony Santoro ... Porsche Salesman
Pat Corley ... Harris

Gwen Van Dam ... Mrs. Harris
Jim Klein ... Willie Malone
Tokyo Ernie ... Tokyo Ernie
Raul Bayardo ... Mechanic in Wheelchair
Stacey Pickren ... Sophie
James Kindelon ... Marine at Gate
Joey Faustine ... Marine at Gate
Arthur Rosenberg ... Bruce

David Clennon ... Tim
Kimberly Binion ... Waitress Go-Go
Kirk Raymond ... Surveillance Man
Bill Hale ... Surveillance Man
Danny Tucker ... Monty

Ned Van Zandt ... Marine at Party
Dennis Rucker ... Marine at Party

Jonathan Banks ... Marine at Party
James G. Richardson ... Marine at Party (as James Richardson)
Gary Downey ... Intelligence Officer
George Roberts ... FBI Agent
Bob Ott ... FBI Agent
Gary Lee Davis ... Marine Recruiter

Marc McClure ... High School Class Pres.
Ron Amador ... Himself - At Hospital
Kenneth Augustine ... Himself - At Hospital (as Ken Augustine)
Cornelius Austin ... Himself - At Hospital
Rick Blanchard ... Himself - At Hospital
John J. Britt ... Himself - At Hospital
James Lane ... Himself - At Hospital
Robert Murdock ... Himself - At Hospital
Fredrico Orange ... Himself - At Hospital
Edward Ramirez ... Himself - At Hospital
Robert Soto ... Himself - At Hospital
Chris Sweeden ... Himself - At Hospital
Curtis Waddy ... Himself - At Hospital
James Williams ... Himself - At Hospital
Robert Abatiell ... Himself - At Hospital
Karn Alecksen ... Himself - At Hospital
Blane Baker ... Himself - At Hospital
Albert Arena ... Himself - At Hospital
Don Boswell ... Himself - At Hospital
James Bennett ... Himself - At Hospital
Reynard Brooks ... Himself - At Hospital
Philip Brasile ... Himself - At Hospital
Joe Burghadt ... Himself - At Hospital
Jon Brown ... Himself - At Hospital
Bridget Chancelor ... Herself - At Hospital
Albert Campos ... Himself - At Hospital
John Crosson ... Himself - At Hospital
Glen Christopher ... Himself - At Hospital
Mary Elders ... Herself - At Hospital
Romeo Cuellar ... Himself - At Hospital
Mike Flippin ... Himself - At Hospital
Everett Erickson ... Himself - At Hospital
Bernie Folker ... Himself - At Hospital
Adolf Flores ... Himself - At Hospital
Robert Garrett ... Himself - At Hospital
Wil Friedman ... Himself - At Hospital
Richard Gilbert ... Himself - At Hospital
Reginald Gibson ... Himself - At Hospital
Gilbert Gunderson ... Himself - At Hospital
Jim Gleason ... Himself - At Hospital
Gary Lee Harris ... Himself - At Hospital
John Hagelberg ... Himself - At Hospital
Terry Jennings ... Himself - At Hospital
Butch Hubbard ... Himself - At Hospital
David Kiley ... Himself - At Hospital

William Johnson ... Himself - At Hospital
Kevin Lewis ... Himself - At Hospital
Robert Kretschmann ... Himself - At Hospital
Gordon Lewis ... Himself - At Hospital
Robert Leslie ... Himself - At Hospital
Richard Lubin ... Himself - At Hospital
Dennis Link ... Himself - At Hospital
Robert McGee ... Himself - At Hospital
Jeff Lucas ... Himself - At Hospital
Louis Mares ... Himself - At Hospital
Richard Malone ... Himself - At Hospital
Marc Mikialian ... Himself - At Hospital
Frank Martin ... Himself - At Hospital
Susan Mirch ... Herself - At Hospital
Jeff Minnebraker ... Himself - At Hospital
Greg Najera ... Himself - At Hospital
Morris Moorhead ... Himself - At Hospital
Jerry Newman Sr. ... Himself - At Hospital
John Craig Nelson ... Himself - At Hospital
Brad Parks ... Himself - At Hospital
Michael Palacios ... Himself - At Hospital
Butch Rader ... Himself - At Hospital
Brad Pickle ... Himself - At Hospital
Richard Rodriguez ... Himself - At Hospital
Robert Darrell Ray ... Himself - At Hospital
Steven Scott ... Himself - At Hospital
Albert Rowe ... Himself - At Hospital
Greg Shepard ... Himself - At Hospital
Maureen Shapiro ... Herself - At Hospital
Hugh Farrington ... Himself - At Hospital (as Hugh Smith)
Trace Sikora ... Herself - At Hospital
Steve Sober ... Himself - At Hospital
Kenny Snow ... Himself - At Hospital
Rick Stevens ... Himself - At Hospital
Craig Spruill ... Himself - At Hospital
Ron Tarin ... Himself - At Hospital
John Sweeden ... Himself - At Hospital
Arthur Watson ... Himself - At Hospital
Tom Walker ... Himself - At Hospital
Rex Weigel ... Himself - At Hospital
Michael Watson ... Himself - At Hospital
John Williams ... Himself - At Hospital
Bob White ... Himself - At Hospital

James Worth ... Himself - At Hospital
Howard Wolff ... Himself - At Hospital
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Hal Ashby ... Passenger in Porsche Speedster Flashing the Peace Sign (uncredited)
Alfredo Cabrera ... Alfredo at Rap Session (uncredited)
Louis S. Caracas ... Second M.P. at Marine Depot (uncredited)
Deborah Carello ... Debbie at Rap Session (uncredited)
Mark Carlton ... Mark at Rap Session (uncredited)
Cindy Clerico ... Hippie Woman (uncredited)
Luis Contreras ... Demonstrator (uncredited)
Jaye Durkus ... Gunnery Sergeant (uncredited)
Edward Freund ... Platoon Leader (uncredited)
Albert Steven Glover ... First M.P. at Marine Depot (uncredited)
Reuben Green ... Platoon Leader (uncredited)
Kenneth Greenbough ... First Cop at Marine Depot (uncredited)
Steven Gutman ... Third M.P. at Marine Depot (uncredited)
William T. Hager ... Gunnery Officer (uncredited)
Mark Hateley ... Luke's Neighbor (uncredited)
Sharon Hesky ... Dancer in Go-Go Club (uncredited)
Richard Hood ... Dancer in Go-Go Club (uncredited)
Jarvais Hudson ... Marine (uncredited)
Clifton Johnson ... Private First Class (uncredited)
Ed Lang ... Ed - Hell's Angel (uncredited)
Jack Lange ... Moviegoer (uncredited)
Ralph Litt ... Police Sergeant at Marine Depot (uncredited)
Stephen K. Litter ... Platoon Leader (uncredited)
Scott Kellog Miller ... Platoon Leader (uncredited)
Gage Nelson ... Marine at Depot (uncredited)
Lois Pepitone ... Ticket Lady (uncredited)
Steven Price ... Shad (uncredited)
Patrick Regan ... Marine (uncredited)
Richard Schmitt ... Richard at Rap Session (uncredited)
Mel Scott ... Platoon Sergeant (uncredited)
Jan Michael Shultz ... Lt. Roscoe (uncredited)
Leland Sun ... PFC (uncredited)
Stephen Traxler ... Steve at Rap Session (uncredited)
Peggy Underwood ... Day Shift Nurse (uncredited)
Marc Vahanian ... Ronnie (uncredited)
Hildegarde Wendt ... Waitress in Go-Go Club (uncredited)

Haskell Wexler ... Officer Awarding Medals (uncredited)
Bill Willens ... Hippie Man (uncredited)

Directed by
Hal Ashby 
 
Writing credits
Waldo Salt (screenplay) and
Robert C. Jones (screenplay)

Nancy Dowd (story)

Rudy Wurlitzer  uncredited

Produced by
Bruce Gilbert .... associate producer
Jerome Hellman .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Haskell Wexler (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Don Zimmerman 
 
Casting by
Lynn Stalmaster 
 
Production Design by
Michael D. Haller  (as Michael Haller)
 
Set Decoration by
George Gaines 
 
Costume Design by
Ann Roth 
 
Makeup Department
Bernadine M. Anderson .... makeup: Ms. Fonda (as Bernadine Anderson)
Lynda Gurasich .... hair stylist
Gary Liddiard .... makeup
Lola 'Skip' McNalley .... hair stylist: Ms. Fonda (as Lola McNally)
 
Production Management
Charles Mulvehill .... production manager
Nicolas Hippisley-Coxe .... location production supervisor (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jim Bloom .... second assistant director (as James Bloom)
Charles Myers .... first assistant director (as Charles A. Myers)
 
Art Department
Alan Levine .... property master (as Allan Levine)
James L. Schoppe .... assistant art director (as Jim Schoppe)
Tim Ackers .... laborer (uncredited)
Matty Azzarone .... assistant property master (uncredited)
Tom Bartholomew .... painter (uncredited)
Guy Bushman .... assistant property master (uncredited)
Chuck Clark .... painter (uncredited)
Robert L. Clark .... painter (uncredited)
Kirby Cohee .... propmaker (uncredited)
Francis N. 'Lucky' Costello .... painter (uncredited)
Gene Cranford .... propmaker (uncredited)
Claudia Gilligan Ivanjack .... painter (uncredited)
Lloyd Hardy .... propmaker (uncredited)
Mike Higelmire .... leadman (uncredited)
Curtis 'Red' Hollingsworth .... stand-by painter (uncredited)
Arthur Horton Jr. .... laborer (uncredited)
Gary Kudroff .... swing (uncredited)
Evans Maloof .... painter (uncredited)
Gary Martin .... construction coordinator (uncredited)
Michael Muscarella .... propmaker (uncredited)
Angel Perez .... propmaker (uncredited)
Fred Polstin .... laborer (uncredited)
Ken Reed .... propmaker (uncredited)
James Seegar .... painter (uncredited)
William Trobaugh .... propmaker (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Robert Knudson .... re-recording mixer (as Buzz Knudson)
Pat Suraci .... boom man
Frank E. Warner .... sound editor (as Frank Warner)
Jeff Wexler .... sound mixer
 
Stunts
Gary Epper .... stunt double: Bruce Dern (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Sidney Ray Baldwin .... still photographer (as Sid Baldwin)
Craig Denault .... first assistant cameraman (as Craig De Nault)
Clyde Hart .... key grip
Gary Holt .... gaffer
Richard A. Mention III .... second assistant cameraman (as Rick Mention)
Donald E. Thorin .... camera operator (as Don Thorin)
Michael Greenlee .... electrician (uncredited)
Sunny Johnson .... grip (uncredited)
William Kenney .... dolly grip (uncredited)
Gerald A. King .... best boy grip (uncredited)
Pat King .... grip (uncredited)
Louis Niemeyer .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Robert Sordal .... grip (uncredited)
Michael 'Dutch' Van Woert .... best boy (uncredited)
Byron White .... electrician (uncredited)
Don Yamasaki .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Sally Dennison .... additional casting
Karn Alecksen .... additional casting (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jennifer L. Parsons .... costumer: women (as Jennifer Parsons)
Silvio Scarano .... costumer: men
Michael W. Hoffman .... costumer: men (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Scott Burrow .... assistant editor
Mark Warner .... assistant editor
Elyane Bretherton .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
George Brand .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Pat Carmen .... driver (uncredited)
Bruce Hauer .... driver (uncredited)
Leodoro Jimenez .... driver: Jane Fonda (uncredited)
Lorin Jordan .... driver (uncredited)
Tom Marshall .... assistant transportation coordinator (uncredited)
Michael McDuffee .... driver (uncredited)
Gerald R. Molen .... transportation coordinator (uncredited)
Steven R. Molen .... driver (uncredited)
Ronald Y. Ortega .... driver: catering (uncredited)
Marilyn Tasso .... driver: Hal Ashby (uncredited)
Gary Vermillion .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Michael Jacobs .... technical advisor
Lucile Jones .... friend who did everything
Caren Levin .... friend who did everything
Michael Maslansky .... unit publicist
Dan Perri .... title designer
Spencer Quinn .... location manager
Ken Ryan .... accountant
June Samson .... script supervisor
Dianne Schroeder .... friend who did everything
David Wyler .... friend who did everything
Jim Bloom .... location manager (uncredited)
Billy Brashier .... projectionist (uncredited)
Chip Fowler .... production coordinator (uncredited)
Robert Grant .... AFI director's intern (uncredited)
Janet Healy .... production assistant (uncredited)
Dave Hoak .... first aid (uncredited)
Bill Hogan .... video researcher (uncredited)
Lucile Jones .... secretary: Mr. Ashby (uncredited)
Tom Jones .... craft service (uncredited)
Caren Levin .... secretary: Mr. Hellman (uncredited)
Mary Malin .... assistant: Ann Roth (uncredited)
Doe Mayer .... video researcher (uncredited)
Annie Pautler .... researcher (uncredited)
Dianne Schroeder .... researcher (uncredited)
Joel Schwartz .... video researcher (uncredited)
David Wyler .... production assistant (uncredited)
Elizabeth Yanoska .... assistant auditor (uncredited)
 
Crew verified as complete


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127 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
One of the first films even partially dealing openly with the idea of sex between an able-bodied person and a disabled one. Other films dealing with disability and romance had indirectly implied it or avoided it altogether (such as in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)).See more »
Quotes:
Luke Martin:I have killed for my country, or whatever, and I don't feel good about it. Coz there's not enough reason, man, to feel a person die in your hands, or to see your best buddy get blown away.See more »
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Soundtrack:
Just Like a WomanSee more »

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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Don't make em like before., 24 November 2008
Author: puntball from United States

Man, I watched this with no idea of what is was about, but I liked the directors other films, I was blown away by this films subtle power. A film like this would not be made today. The 70's was such a great time for film-making. The "risks" that were taken or at least it would be deemed as such in the film climate we are in today. The performances in this film were spectacular, the directing top notch, the pace beautiful and the ending was a punch in the gut to those who want definitive answers. Iloved it. We don't see this nowadays and regretfully probably never will again. At least we can enjoy these masterpieces today and compare to some of the drab nonsense that is produced nowadays. Don't get me wrong there is some great stuff being produced today as well, but you will not see anything as raw and unadulterated as the 70's gem.

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