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Director:
Writer:
Mitch Markowitz (written by)
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Release Date:
15 January 1988 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Time to rock it from the Delta to the DMZ! See more »
Plot:
An unorthodox and irreverent DJ begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the US Armed Services Radio station in Vietnam. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 6 wins & 3 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(4 articles)
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User Reviews:
A great morale booster! See more (110 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Robin Williams ... Adrian Cronauer

Forest Whitaker ... Edward Garlick
Tung Thanh Tran ... Tuan
Chintara Sukapatana ... Trinh

Bruno Kirby ... Lt. Steven Hauk

Robert Wuhl ... Marty Lee Dreiwitz

J.T. Walsh ... Sgt. Major Dickerson

Noble Willingham ... Gen. Taylor

Richard Edson ... Pvt. Abersold

Juney Smith ... Phil McPherson

Richard Portnow ... 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)

Danny Aiello III ... MP #1
James McIntire ... Sergeant #1 at Jimmy Wah's

Peter Mackenzie ... Sergeant #2 at Jimmy Wah's
No Tran ... Vietnamese Student
Hoa Nguyen ... Vietnamese Student
Uikey Kuay ... Vietnamese Student
Suvit Abakaz ... Vietnamese Student
Panas Wiwatpanachat ... Vietnamese Student
Lerdcharn Namkiri ... Vietnamese Student
Hanh Thi Nguyen ... Vietnamese Student
Tuan Lai ... Vietnamese Student
Boonchai Jakraworawut ... Vietnamese Student
Joe B. Veokeki ... Vietnamese Student
Wichien Chaopramong ... Vietnamese Student
Kien Chufak ... Vietnamese Student
Prasert Tangpantarat ... Vietnamese Student
Tim O'Hare ... Convoy Soldier
John Goyer ... Convoy Soldier
Louis Hood ... Convoy Soldier
Christopher Mangan ... Convoy Soldier
Kenneth Pitochelli ... Convoy Soldier
Jonathan MacLeod ... Convoy Soldier (as Jonathan Mac Leod)
Gregg T. Knight ... Convoy Soldier
Ralph Tabakin ... Chaplain Noel
Sangad Sangkao ... Viet Cong Leader in Jungle
Vanlap Sangko ... Viet Cong Leader in Jungle
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Mark Johnson ... Mr. Sloan (uncredited)

John Marshall Jones ... MP #2 (uncredited)

Richard Nixon ... Himself (archive sound) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Barry Levinson 
 
Writing credits
Mitch Markowitz (written by)

Produced by
Harry Benn .... co-producer
Larry Brezner .... producer
Mark Johnson .... producer
Ben Moses .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Alex North 
 
Cinematography by
Peter Sova (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Stu Linder 
 
Casting by
Louis DiGiaimo 
 
Production Design by
Roy Walker 
 
Art Direction by
Steve Spence 
 
Set Decoration by
Tessa Davies 
 
Costume Design by
Keith Denny 
 
Makeup Department
Eric Allwright .... makeup artist
Mike Lockey .... hair stylist (as Michael Lockey)
 
Production Management
Jayne Armstrong .... post-production supervisor (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
M. Mathis Johnson .... first assistant director
Sompol Sungkawess .... additional assistant director (as Sompol Sungkawes)
Gerry Toomey .... second assistant director
Bill Westley .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Len Furey .... construction manager
Michael G. Ploog .... illustrator
John Roberts .... supervising painter
Terry Wells .... property master
Lek Chaiyan Chunsuttiwat .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Jack Johnson .... illustrator (uncredited)
Art Smith Jr. .... property maker (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Pieter Hubbard .... sound editor
David J. Hudson .... sound re-recording mixer (as David Hudson)
Bruce Lacy .... sound editor
Mel Metcalfe .... sound re-recording mixer
Sarah Monat .... foley artist
Bill Phillips .... supervising sound editor
John Phillips .... assistant sound editor
Terry Porter .... sound re-recording mixer
Hal Sanders .... sound editor
Edward M. Steidele .... foley artist (as Edward Steidele)
Clive Winter .... sound mixer
Sefi Carmel .... sound re-recording mixer (Turkish version) (uncredited)
Greg Curda .... foley mixer (uncredited)
Ed Golya .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Allen Hurd .... sound (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Fred Cramer .... special effects coordinator
 
Stunts
Clive Curtis .... stunt coordinator
Nick Hobbs .... stunt performer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Peter Allwork .... aerial photographer
Kenneth Atherfold .... key grip
Dennis Brock .... gaffer
Freddie Cooper .... camera operator
Colin Corby .... camera operator
Philip Jones .... key grip
Douglas Sandhage .... still photographer
Danny Shelmerdine .... first assistant camera
Gary Spratling .... second assistant camera
James Sprattley .... first assistant camera
Roland Neveu .... special still photographer (uncredited)
Ron Veto .... dolly grip (uncredited)
Ron Veto .... dolly grip: second unit (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Billy Dowd .... casting assistant (as William Dowd)
Rassami Paoluengtong .... casting: Thailand
Marie Rowe .... casting: Thailand
 
Editorial Department
Raja Gosnell .... additional editor
Neil Kirk .... assistant film editor
 
Music Department
Henry Brant .... orchestrator
James Flamberg .... music editor
Allan Mason .... music consultant
Dan Wallin .... music scoring mixer
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Ray Jones .... transportation coordinator (as Raymond Jones)
 
Other crew
Larrie Anderson .... production auditor (as Larrie C. Anderson)
Rhody Davis .... assistant: Mr. Johnson
Ceri Evans .... script supervisor (as Ceri Evans Cooper)
Lawan Jew .... location manager
Kristine Johnson .... project development executive
Sae Tang 'Keng' Kanokporn .... production coordinator (as Kanokporn Sae Tang)
Chitra Klunprayoon .... assistant: Mr. Levinson
Linda Kwaska .... assistant: Mr. Brezner (as Linda Kwasha)
Susan Moore .... assistant: Mr. Johnson
Santa Pestonji .... production executive
Marsha Robertson .... unit publicist
Joyce Turner .... production coordinator
Gil Whelan .... location manager (as Gilbert Whelan)
Marsha Garces Williams .... assistant: Mr. Williams (as Marcia Garces)
Matt Casella .... talent scout (uncredited)
Lisa S. Girolami .... associate production executive (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
121 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints) | Dolby (35 mm prints)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Director Trademark: [Barry Levinson] [Ralph Tabakin](Chaplain Noel) Ralph has appeared in every Levinson picture from Diner (1982) to Liberty Heights (1999).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Cronauer first goes to see the Vietnamese village with Tuan, he is wearing a white shirt, but a plaid shirt in the close up when they enter the village.See more »
Quotes:
Adrian Cronauer:Hey, we're back. That last two seconds of silence was Marcel Marceau's newest hit single, "Walkin In The Wind." And now, here are the headlines. Here they come right now. Pope actually found to be Jewish. Liberace is Anastasia and Ethel Merman jams Russian radar...See more »
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Soundtrack:
You Keep Me Hangin' OnSee more »

FAQ

Why didn't Cronauer's superiors want him playing rock n' roll?
Was Adrian Cronauer a real person?
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53 out of 57 people found the following review useful.
A great morale booster!, 15 March 2002
Author: SmileysWorld from United States

Vietnam without a doubt was a dark period in our history.Any comedy film surrounding Vietnam would indeed have to be done delicately.This movie pulls it off.What amazes me most about the film is the flawless, improvisational radio dialog from Robin Williams.This,as most of you may know,was completely unscripted to allow Williams an opportunity to work his magic.Also,it had to be timely,for the movie is,of course,set in 1965.The fact that he was able to do this is nothing short of amazing.The supporting cast was also incredible,with great performances by Forrest Whitaker,Bruno Kirby,and the late J.T.Walsh as "Sergeant Major Dickerson",the man you love to hate.Although some of the horror that was Vietnam is here,it's only giving you a taste of it,as it concentrates more on the Williams character's quest to make our beloved soldiers forget their horror,at least for a while.Highly recommended.

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