Good Morning, Vietnam

Synopsis: A new Disc Jockey is shipped from Crete to Vietnam to bring humor to Armed Forces Radio. He turns the studio on its ear and becomes wildly popular with the troops but runs afoul of the middle management who think he isn't G.I. enough. While he is off the air, he tries to meet Vietnamese especially girls, and begins to have brushes with the real war that never appears on the radio.
Director(s): Barry Levinson
Production: Buena Vista Pictures
  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 3 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.3
Metacritic:
67
Rotten Tomatoes:
90%
R
Year:
1987
121 min
111 Views

...to recover contents such as shoes,|socks and undergarments.

And now an item of special note.

Barring any change in the weather,|the softball game...

between the 133rd|and 4th infantry divisions...

will resume as scheduled|at the Ban Mi Thout Park...

corner of Viet Ho and Hguen|Van Theiuh streets here in Saigon.

Please make a note of it.|Excuse me.

Those men who lost equipment|in last week's rains...

are asked to contact|Lieutenant Sam Scheer.

Lieutenant Schneer-- Lieutenant Scheer|asks those men with waterlogged mitts...

to make every effort to dry them out|in the sun before requesting new ones.

Bookworms:
Headquarters|Support Activities Saigon...

operates libraries at six locations|in the Republic of Vietnam.

American personnel can check out a book|in Ku Bai, Da Nang...

Phung Tao, Saigon,|Bien Wah and San Treng.

If you can't stop in|and select your own books...

write to the HSAS Library.

Ask for the books by author,|title and subject...

and your selections|will be mailed to you.

With the holiday season|rapidly approaching...

those personnel wishing|to spend Christmas cards home--

wishing to send Christmas|cards home to the States--

are asked to do so|no later than August 13...

due to a yearly mail rush|at that time.

Don't disappoint your--

watch the liberties you take.

Lost luggage:

regrets any inconvenience...

on transport carriers.

be personnel missing luggage--

Gerald Kleiner over at the 5th.

than four by five inches...

the contents of your duffel.

as all duffels look alike.

Those personnel with lost bag--

- All right.|- Hey, Sarge, where are the women?

- Airman Cronauer?|- You got it.

- Welcome to Saigon, sir.|- Careful. You could|put an eye out with that.

- God, it's warm, huh?|- Warm? No. This is a setting|for London broil.

I'm Private First Class Edward|Montesque Garlick at your service, sir.

Well, first thing, Garlick,|is you gotta requisition a new name.

I like you already, sir.

Actually, what I am, sir, is|your Armed Forces Radio Saigon|assistant who's in charge...

of orientation and billeting of|enlisted personnel, and company clerk.

Whew. I'm impressed.

- It's already started.|- I understand.

Dream on

Dream on

Dream about a love so fine

Sweet as apple-berry wine

Dream on

Dream on

This is AFRS, Radio Saigon.

by the United States government...

carrier frequency of 540...

- at 749 megahertz.|-Jesus, that guy's|as boring as whale shit.

Not really.|See, the purpose is to inform you|as to the radius of the radio waves.

- ...by Mantovani.|- Mantovani?

They play Mantovani to insomniacs|who don't respond to strong drugs.

General likes easy listening. You know,|I'm really gonna have to inform you--

Mayday! Mayday! Dragon lady|with incredible figure at 11:00.|Stop the car.

- I can't do that, sir.|- Oh, Edward, Edward,|you don't understand.

I've been on a small Greek island|with a lot of women who look like Zorba.|I never thought I'd find|women attractive ever again.

And now that I do, you won't even|turn the car around? Thanks a lot.

- You have a very important|meeting with the top brass.|- Oh! There she is again!

- How'd she get ahead of us?|- That's another person, sir.

Ah, she's beautiful and quick.|Speed up. Check her stamina.

This is incredible! Oh, my God!|They're quick, they're fast and small.

I feel like a fox|in a chicken coop.

We got a new man comin'in.

- Don't you understand, Dick?|- No, sir. Frankly, I do not understand.

Would you kindly|lower your tone, please?

Yes, sir.

I run this show, General. If anything|screws up, it's my ass in the mower.

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Mitch Markowitz

Mitch Markowitz is an American screenwriter best known for writing the film Good Morning, Vietnam. He also wrote the movie Crazy People. His television credits include M*A*S*H, Van Dyke and Company, Best of the West, Report To Murphy, What's Happening?, Buffalo Bill, Monk, and Too Close For Comfort, among others. more…

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