Good Morning, Vietnam details
|Starring:||Tung Thanh Tran, Forest Whitaker, Robert Wuhl, Robin Williams|
|Studio:||WALT DISNEY STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
Good Morning, Vietnam
|Run time:||1 hour 56 minutes|
|Rental release:||13 May 2002|
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Comedy ahead of its timeBy Marconi from N. Yorkshire , 17 Mar 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]Adrian Cronauer appeared on American airwaves at roughly the same time that UK's Kenny Everett appeared on Radio 1. And they had a lot more in common - making up characters with zany voices to amuse and disturb listeners with a sense of humour that was a few years before its time.
Cronauer's problem was that he was recruited by the American army to broadcast to the GI's in Vietnam - an army broadcasting service that would have been far more comfortable with a watered down Jimmy Young than Kenny Everett. So Cronauer - played with absolute zest by Robin Williams freed up to do pretty much whatever he wanted on set - had a tough time of Vietnam.
But the GI's loved him! You will too.
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Uninteresting and overblownBy a customer , 20 Sep 2013If you wanted to show the horrors of war, watch something else. If you wanted to watch Robin Williams then this is the film. HOWEVER - I found the film very boring and tedious and certainly unfunny. Williams can be amusing but this is not where he fulfils that role. I accept that the radio of the time was uninteresting and musically challenged and a breath of fresh air would make a change, but I cannot see the point of the film - was it anti-war, pro-Williams, anti-establishment, pro-military, anti-bureaucracy?
comedy at its bestBy pinkpunk (5 reviews) , 22 Apr 2012I loved this film Robin williams was fantastic his comic talents are shown to perfection i highly reccomend this title
williams at his bestBy AnthonyMcC22 (12 reviews) from Enfield , 27 Sep 2011i loved this film. for me its williams at his best, all i would say is you HAVE to watch this to appreciate it no review can do this justice!
The funny side of warBy JoJo1992 (7 reviews) , 21 Jul 2011Hilarious feel good film with a deep underlying story line and struggle against media oppression whilst keeping the dark moody parts of the film in check with Robin Williams fantastic performance.
Excellent classicBy a customer from London , 09 Mar 2010This is an excellent funny film and even though I have seen it before I had to rent it again. This is one of his best films