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Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder (1982)

PG | | Drama | November 1982 (USA)
An Army medic working in a mortuary in Saigon becomes emotionally involved with a group of Vietnamese orphans. A sensitive tale of love and dedication during wartime.

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Brian Anderson
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Katherine Cross
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Moses Drapper
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Tripper
James Whitmore Jr. ...
Major Flaherty
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Sister Marie
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Sister Hoa (as Tu Thuy)
Travis Swords ...
Allen Atkins
Mai Thi Lien ...
Anh
Truong Minh Hai ...
Duc
Ken Metcalfe ...
Captain Morris
Marie Ashton ...
Peggy Dean
Robert Howland ...
Bugsy Bodell
Paul G. Hensler ...
Dr. Goldman
Wynne Wicker ...
Immigration Woman (as Wynne Dieppe)
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An Army medic working in a mortuary in Saigon becomes emotionally involved with a group of Vietnamese orphans. A sensitive tale of love and dedication during wartime.

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In a time without heroes and a place without hope a man found a reason to survive.

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About 38 minutes in, in the scene where Katherine Cross is clearing the plates off the table to examine the baby, you can see the boom mic in the top left hand corner. In the same scene where the nun is talking to Brian, you can also see the boom mic at the top of the shot. See more »

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Music by Maurice Jarre
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Greatest Movie Of The 80's
4 February 2006 | by (Omaha Nebraska) – See all my reviews

When Seeing This Film At The Tender Age Of 10 I Knew What Death And Dieing Were About. I Just Didn't Understand The Premise Of War And Why Children Needed To Die During The Course Of It. Saw It Almost 8 Years Later And Understood. It's Possibly The Greatest Movie Ever Made And I Personally Believe It Was Robert Englund's Best Role. YES Even Better Than The Nightmare Man Himself. When I Met Mr. Englund I Was The Only Person To Ever Mention This Movie. His Face LIT UP! He Said To Me, "Wow! You're The First Person To Mention THAT Movie! I Thought It Was Forgotten! Mr Englund, I Said, That Movie Is Possibly One Of The Best Tearjerkers Ever. NO WAY It's Being Forgotten! He Signed My Magazine And Was Willing To Talk To Me For A Little While Longer Than Everybody Else. But Like I Said...GREATEST 80s MOVIE!


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