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 the family is eating their burnt breakfast, the close-up of the father's plate shows everything except the eggs totally burnt and black. In the next shot, not only his is toast only slightly burnt, but the position of the food on his plate has changed too. See more
[reading her summer report
My dad once said of fightin', we were meant for better things, you and I. And these days when ever I'm ready to haul off and belt someone whose got my dander up, I here him whisper those words in my ear. My mama says people's lives are like tapestries. The color and the beauty of the design is to bring all of the people you know, the things you've learned.
[putting aside her paper
But I learned this summer is that no matter now much people think they understand war, ...
When the credits are over and the music ends, we hear a helicopter. See more
Referenced in Game On: Martin's Baby
Love Is Like An Itching In My Heart
Written by Brian Holland
, Lamont Dozier
and Eddie Holland
(as Edward Holland)
Performed by The Supremes
Courtesy of Motown Record Company, L.P.
By Arrangement with PolyGram Special Markets See more