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
My name's Lidia Simmons, and I'm 12 years old, and these here are my memoirs. I can't really tell ya much about me, nor my life, without first telling ya 'bout my brother Stu. All spring Stu's being kinda quiet. Perhaps it was because a couple months earlier our father gone out looking for work and never returned. It wasn't the first time dad went away. Ever since he'd come back from Vietnam things haven't been just right. Mom held two jobs just to make ends meet. And we were still dirt poor, ...
When the credits are over and the music ends, we hear a helicopter. See more
Referenced in Jersey Girl
Written by Eddie Cochran
and Jerry Capehart
(as J. Capehart)
Performed by Eddie Cochran
Courtesy of EMI Records USA, a division of ERG
Under license from CEMA Special Markets See more