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1983. Thomas Highway (Clint Eastwood) is a well-decorated career military man in the United States Marine Corps, he who has seen action in Korea and Vietnam. His current rank is Gunnery Sergeant. His experiences have led him to become an opinionated, no nonsense man, who is prone to bursts of violence, especially when he's drunk, if the situation does not suit him, regardless of the specifics or people involved. Because of these actions, he has spent his fair share of overnighters behind bars. Close to retirement, one of his last assignments, one he requested, is back at his old unit at Cherry Point, North Carolina, from where he was transferred for insubordination and conduct unbecoming. He is to train a reconnaissance platoon. His superior officer, the much younger and combat inexperienced Major Malcolm Powers (Everett McGill), sees Highway as a relic of an old-styled military. Highway's commanding officer, Lieutenant Ring (Boyd Gaines), the platoon leader, is also a younger man who...

Director: Clint Eastwood
Writer: James Carabatsos
Production: Malpaso Company
Genre: drama, war
Year: 1986
MetaScore: 53/100
ImdbRating: 6.9
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 05 Dec 1986
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins.


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Cast

Gunnery Sergent Thomas Highway - Clint Eastwood
Aggie - Marsha Mason
Major Malcolm Powers - Everett McGill
Staff Sgt. Webster - Moses Gunn
Little Mary - Eileen Heckart
Roy Jennings - Bo Svenson
Lieutenant Ring - Boyd Gaines
Corporal Stitch Jones - Mario Van Peebles
Sergeant Major Choozoo - Arlen Dean Snyder
Fragetti - Vincent Irizarry
Profile - Tom Villard
Quinones - Mike Gomez
Collins - Rodney Hill
'Swede' Johanson - Peter Koch
Colonel Meyers - Richard Venture
Major Devin - Peter Jason
Quartermaster Sgt. - J.C. Quinn
Mrs. Aponte (as Begoña Plaza) - Begonya Plaza
Judge Zane - John Eames
Emcee - Thom Sharp
Emcee (as Jack Gallagher) - John Gallagher
Sarita Dwayne - Holly Shelton-Foy
Jail Binger - Nicholas Worth
Kid in Jail - Timothy Fall
Jail Crier - Jon Pennell
Woman Marine Officer - Trish Garland
Bar Tough Guy (as Dutch Mann) - George Hartmann
Bar Tough Guy - Darwyn Swalve
Marine (as Christopher Lee Michael) - Christopher Michael
Marine - Alex M. Bello
Bus Driver - Steve Halsey
Bus Driver - John Sasse
Student in Shower - Rebecca Perle
Telephone Operator - Annie O'Donnell
Waitress - Elizabeth Ruscio
Deputy - Lloyd Nelson
Sgt. Major in Court - John H. Brewer
Bouncer in Bar - Michael Maurer
Marine Corporal - Tom Ellison
Dock Marine - Russell Appling
Musician - Michael George
Marine Trumpet Player - John Clark McKinnon
Dancer in bar - Stan Rodarte
Jail Booking Officer - David Roth
Sailor On Bus - William Walker
Bus Passenger - Tom Willett