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How Sleep the Brave (1982)

A squad of young fresh American soldiers are sent to Vietnam. Immediately upon their arrival, they are sent on a very hazardous mission into the jungle losing a couple of them on the way. ... See full summary »

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Lawrence Day ...
Lieutenant Young
Luis Manuel ...
Stess
Thomas M. Pollard ...
Flak
Christopher Muncke ...
Captain Hansen
Daniel Foley ...
Orvil
Gerramy Quarto ...
Johnson
George Gabriel ...
Burns
Steve Ballantine ...
Peters
Earl Rhodes ...
Weaver
Edward Wylie ...
Riley
Tony Hiew ...
Scott
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Jamieson (as Billy Fellows)
Mel Taylor ...
Batchelor
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Strickner (as Bill Campbell)
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Parks
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A squad of young fresh American soldiers are sent to Vietnam. Immediately upon their arrival, they are sent on a very hazardous mission into the jungle losing a couple of them on the way. As soon as they return to camp they have no time to rest and are sent out again on a long jaunt to destroy a V.C. village. After destroying the village they embark on the journey back to camp. Written by <dave.sherry@epson-telford-ltd.co.uk>

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During the swinging 60's a forgotten few walked into hell...

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Action | Drama

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16 July 1982 (West Germany)  »

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Once Upon a Time in Vietnam  »

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2.35 : 1
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Brutal and bloody...
6 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

Saw this film way back when it was first released in England, being very young at the time this film made quite an impact on me. The English countryside may not be convincing but the brutal and bloody action is, very graphic and a strong stomach recommended. If you live in England and have trouble tracking the film down it was re-released as COMBAT ZONE by Castle Home Video.


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