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Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)

 -  Comedy | Drama | War  -  15 January 1988 (USA)
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An unorthodox and irreverent DJ begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the US Armed Services Radio station in Vietnam.

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Tung Thanh Tran ...
Tuan
Chintara Sukapatana ...
Trinh
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Marty Lee Dreiwitz
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Gen. Taylor
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Pvt. Abersold
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Phil McPherson
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Dan 'The Man' Levitan
Floyd Vivino ...
Eddie Kirk
Cu Ba Nguyen ...
Jimmy Wah
Dan Stanton ...
Censor #1 (as Dan R. Stanton)
Don Stanton ...
Censor #2 (as Don E. Stanton)
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A new Disc Jockey is shipped from Crete to Vietnam to bring humor to Armed Forces Radio. He turns the studio on its ear and becomes wildly popular with the troops but runs afoul of the middle management who think he isn't G.I. enough. While he is off the air, he tries to meet Vietnamese especially girls, and begins to have brushes with the real war that never appears on the radio. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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In 1965, military D.J. Adrian Cronauer was sent to Vietnam to build morale. His strategy: keep 'em laughing. His problem: staying out of trouble. See more »

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15 January 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Buenos días, Vietnam  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$123,922,370 (USA)
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This movie was filmed in Thailand, not Vietnam. On the back cover of early copies of the film, street signs can be seen in Thai. See more »

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In a scene where Adrian is being chewed out by an officer, a golf bag leaning against a wall has Ping cavity-back irons in it, which weren't available in the 1960s. See more »

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Sgt. Major Dickerson: [Pointing to his rank insignia] What does three up and three down mean to you, airman?
Adrian Cronauer: End of an inning?
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Very funny, Robin Williams delivers a good time.

I wasn't alive to witness most of the key events of what is happening in GMV, but I had a good understranding of it. I have to admit everytime I see it the movie always makes me laugh. But I imagin if you know the events of Nixon, the Vietnam war, the pope and the other events mentioned in Good Morning Vietnam, you will only find it funnier. Robin Williams plays Airman Adrian Cronaure, a DJ with a sense of humor that always makes everyone smile. He is brought into a military radio station to do morning shows, and atracts an incredible amout of fans and listeners. The troops in the field love him, with all his hilarious antics and with him playing the greats in music. But the brass can't stand him and are willing to do anything to get him thrown out of the job. The humor is real enjoyable for everyone young and old. Robin brings in yet another great performance that pleased me, my friends and my whole family. 7.2/10


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