Henry and Nicky are small town pals from blue collar families with only a short time before they ship off to World War II. Henry begins romancing new-to-town Caddie Winger, believing her to be wealthy. Mischievious and irresponsible, Nicky gets into trouble which forces the other two to become involved, testing their relationship, as well as the friendship between the boys. Written by
IT'S 1943 and they're trying to fit it all in before they have to leave it all behind [Australia Theatrical]
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Originally rated "R" by the MPAA due to strong language and the scene of nudity. Upon an appeal, the rating was reduced to "PG." See more
While sitting at a table talking with Henry, we see Nicky (Nicolas Cage) light a cigarette by striking a match on the back of a matchbook, however in 1942 matchbooks were front-strike until a new regulation in 1973 deemed front-strike too dangerous. See more
Henry 'Hopper' Nash/Lou
Tyrone Power never said fuck 'em.
References This Gun for Hire
Heart and Soul
by Hoagy Carmichael
(as H. Carmichael) and Frank Loesser
(as F. Loesser) See more