Hunt Stevenson works for a large car manufacturer that has just been bought out by a Japanese firm. Suddenly finding himself having to justify his own job, he's forced to choose between redundancy or the seemingly inhuman Japanese work ethic that the new owners have brought with them. Written by
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When East meets West, the laughs shift into high gear!
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The film's "Gung Ho" title, according to Wikipedia, is defined as "...a term in American English used to mean "enthusiastic" or "dedicated". Gung ho is an Anglicized pronunciation of "gong hé"...which is also sometimes Anglicized as "kung ho". "Gong hé" is a shortened version and slogan of the "gongyè hézuòshè"...or Chinese Industrial Cooperatives, which was abbreviated as INDUSCO in English. The two Chinese characters "gong" and "hé" are translatable individually as "work" and "together"." See more
During the softball game, as Buster is running the bases he knocks down Saito. As Saito is helped up and begins walking off the field, he puts his sunglasses on in a crooked fashion (maybe the glasses are broken). In the next cut while still walking off the field, Saito is no longer wearing the sunglasses. See more
Last night I told off my boss.
Good for you. Was he awake?
Referenced in Greenberg
WE'RE NOT GONNA TAKE IT
By Dee Snider
Performed by Twisted Sister
Produced by Tom Wierman See more