Vietnam War vet Costner must deal with a war of a different sort between his son and their friends, and a rival group of children. He also must deal with his own personal and employment problems that have resulted from his Vietnam experiences. Written by
David Stumme <firstname.lastname@example.org>
What's worth fighting for?
Did You Know?
The cigarettes Elvadine smokes in the movie are herbal, not tobacco. See more
When Stephen is telling Stu about his hospitalization, he says that the doctors diagnosed him with post-traumatic stress. That term didn't come about until Post-traumatic Stress Syndrome was included in the DSM-III, nearly ten years after the movie is set. See more
Dang, girl, I risk my neck all mornin' for you dumb behind. You think I at least entitled to a five-second break or a puff off of your scag.
What do you mean, "riskin' your neck"?
Well, what you call trompin' 'round in them crazy, gap-toothed, banjo-pickin' no-eyelid hillbilly yard stealin' all their junk. Daaaang! They ever do find out we robbed' em, I reckon they gonna whup my behind 'til it's flat as yours.
When the credits are over and the music ends, we hear a helicopter. See more
Referenced in Game On: Martin's Baby
Someday We'll Be Together
Written by Harvey Fuqua
, Johnny Bristol
(as John Bristol) and Jackey Beavers
Performed by The Supremes
Courtesy of Motown Record Company, L.P.
By Arrangement with PolyGram Special Markets See more