An Officer and a Gentleman

Synopsis: Zack Mayo is a young man who has signed up for Navy Aviation Officer Candidate School. He is a Navy brat who has a bad attitude problem. GySgt Foley is there to train and evaluate him and will clearly find Zack wanting. Zack meets Paula, a girl who has little beyond family and must decide what it is he wants to do with his life.
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director(s): Taylor Hackford
Production: Paramount Pictures
  Won 2 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 13 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.0
Metacritic:
75
Rotten Tomatoes:
81%
R
Year:
1982
124 min
67 Views

chalk line, you slimy worms!

I don't believe what I'm seeing.

Where you been all your lives,

at an orgy?

Listening to Mick Jagger music and

bad-mouthing your country, I'll bet.

Stop eyeballing me. You're not worthy

to look your superiors in the eye.

Use your peripheral vision.

Understand?

Yes, sir.

When I say "understand",

I want the group to say, "Yes, sir!"

- Understand?

- Yes, sir!

- Understand?

- Yes, sir!

I know why most of you are here.

I'm not stupid.

Before you get to sell what we teach

you over at United Airlines,

got to give the Navy six years

of your life, sweet pea.

Lots of things can happen in six

years. Another war could come up.

If you're too peaceful a person

to napalm an enemy village,

where there are women and children,

I'm going to find that out.

- Understand?

- Yes, sir!

- Understand?

- Yes, sir!

Hi, son.

How you doing, sarge?

- What did you call me?

- Beg your pardon?

What did you call me, boy?

- Sarge.

- Before that.

Nothing before that.

You said, "How are you?"

A ewe is a female sheep.

- Is that what you think I am, boy?

- No.

- No, sir!

- No, sir.

- Louder, sweet pea!

- No, sir!

You want to f*ck me?

That's why you called me a ewe?

- Are you a queer?

- Hell no, sir!

- Where you from, boy?

- Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, sir.

Only two things come out of Oklahoma.

Steers and queers.

Which one are you, boy?

I don't see no horns.

You must be a queer.

No, sir.

Stop whispering.

You're giving me a hard-on.

No, sir!

You laughing at me, dickbrain?

No, sir!

Stop eyeballing me,

or I'll rip your eyeballs out

and skull f*ck you to death.

Yes, sir!

What's your name, boy?

Mayo. Zack Mayo, sir!

How did you slip into this program?

I didn't know the Navy

was so hard up.

You got an injury there, Mayo?

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Douglas Day Stewart

Douglas Day Stewart is an American screenwriter and film director. He graduated from Claremont McKenna College. more…

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