Cool Ass Cinema: The Green Berets (1968) review

THE GREEN BERETS was the 13th highest grossing film of the year. Public support for the war was strong early on, but by 1968 it was evaporating quickly. In 1966, patriotism was alive and well as Barry Sadler's song, 'Ballad of the Green Berets', hit …

The Green Berets (1968) War Film Review - YouTube

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The Green Berets (film) - Wikipedia

The Green Berets is a 1968 American war film directed by John Wayne and Ray Kellogg and starring John Wayne, David Janssen and Jim Hutton, based on the 1965 novel by Robin Moore.Much of the film was shot in the summer of 1967. Parts of the screenplay bear little relation to the novel, although the portion in which a woman seduces a North Vietnamese …

Green Berets,The (1968): Vietnam War as Agit-Prop from ...

The two mainstream cultural works about the Vietnam War in the 1960s were the publication of Robin Moore's "The Green Berets" in 1965, and the release of John Wayne's film version of the book in the summer of 1968. The accessibility of both products benefited from the public's familiarity with the unit of the Green Berets.

'Green Berets' as Viewed by John Wayne

June 20, 1968 'Green Berets' as Viewed by John Wayne By RENATA ADLER . he Green Berets" is a film so unspeakable, so stupid, so rotten and false in every detail that it passes through being fun, through being funny, through being camp, through everything and becomes an invitation to grieve, not for our soldiers or for Vietnam (the film could not be more false or do a …

The Green Berets movie review (1968) | Roger Ebert

"The Green Berets" simply will not do as a film about the war in Vietnam. It is offensive not only to those who oppose American policy but even to those who support it. At this moment in our history, locked in the longest and one of the …

The Green Berets (1968) Movie Review - YouTube

A group of Green Berets, under the command of Colonel Mike Kirby, defend a firebase called Dodge City during the Vietnam war. Reporter George Beckworth accom...

Anzio movie review & film summary (1968) | Roger Ebert

In both "Anzio" and "The Green Berets," a war correspondent is brought to the point of picking up a gun and becoming a soldier. This decision is what both films are about. But the films themselves are very different, and an action that seems …

The Green Berets (1968) - IMDb

The Green Berets: Directed by Ray Kellogg, John Wayne, Mervyn LeRoy. With John Wayne, David Janssen, Jim Hutton, Aldo Ray. Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. First off is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy the second mission is to kidnap a North Vietnamese General.

DVD Savant Blu-ray Review: The Green Berets

The Green Berets Blu-ray Warners 1968 / Color / 2:35 widescreen / 141 min. / Street Date January 5, 2010 / 28.99 Starring John Wayne, David Janssen, Jim Hutton, Aldo Ray, Raymond St. Jacques, Bruce Cabot, Jack Soo, George Takei, Patrick Wayne, Luke Askew, Irene Tsu, Edward Faulkner, Jason Evers, Mike Henry, Craig Jue, Chuck Roberson. Cinematography …

GREEN BERETS, THE – Dennis Schwartz Reviews

The heart of the film has Kirby taking the skeptical Beckworth with him on a mission to capture an enemy general. Once in the war zone we witness the Vietcong setting booby-traps in the field, acting like thugs, and doing all kinds of atrocities, while the brave Green Berets defend the victimized peasants of South Vietnam.

The Green Berets movie review (1968) | Roger Ebert

"The Green Berets" simply will not do as a film about the war in Vietnam. It is offensive not only to those who oppose American policy but even to those who support it. At this moment in our history, locked in the longest and one of the most controversial wars we have ever fought, what we certainly do not need is a movie depicting Vietnam in terms of cowboys and Indians.

The Green Berets (1968) Classic Movie Review 11 ...

The Green Berets (1968) Classic Movie Review 11. My home is in Hanoi. You see, first I kill all stinking Cong, then go home. The Green Berets (1968) is often listed as one of the worst war movies ever. The Green Berets (1968) is presented as a belated Veteran's Day tribute. This movie stars John Wayne and many from his cast of regular players.

Blu-ray Review: The Green Berets (1968) - Film Intuition

Not particularly one of Duke's most repeat-friendly films, nonetheless The Green Berets is an undoubtedly historical one in its very essence for presenting (or rather selling) the war to ticket-buyers and beginning a legacy of remarkable films about the war in Vietnam like Apocalypse Now, Coming Home and The Deer Hunter a decade later that have likewise …

The Green Berets (1968) - The Green Berets (1968) - User ...

The film has been to overly picked on for decades.It is not a masterpiece.The jungle looks not like Vietnam.The helicoptor shot is horrible for se at this time in history.It stands out horriblely.John Wayne gives a good performace in the film.The plot is centered on the green berets fight to protect a few camps and mission.The film has a few ...

Cool Ass Cinema: The Green Berets (1968) review

THE GREEN BERETS was the 13th highest grossing film of the year. Public support for the war was strong early on, but by 1968 it was evaporating quickly. In 1966, patriotism was alive and well as Barry Sadler's song, 'Ballad of the Green …