“Good Morning, Vietnam” quotes(1987)
Plot – It is 1965 and Armed Forces Radio in Vietnam has a new DJ, Adrian Cronauer, who quickly wins the soldiers' love and the superiors' hate thanks to his irreverent vehemence. Adrian meets the young Trinh, but she keeps him at a distance. He will be saved from the Viet Cong, but he will also understand why the Americans arouse dislike in the local population.
All actors – Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran, Chintara Sukapatana, Bruno Kirby, Robert Wuhl, J.T. Walsh, Noble Willingham, Richard Edson, Juney Smith, Richard Portnow, Floyd Vivinoshow all
“Good Morning, Vietnam” Quotes 31 quotes
“Good morning, Vietnam! Hey, this is not a test. This is rock and roll. Time to rock it from the delta to the DMZ! Is that me, or does that sound like an Elvis Presley movie? Viva Da Nang. Oh, viva, Da Nang. Da Nang me, Da Nang me. Why don't they get a rope and hang me? Hey, is it a little too early for being that loud? Hey, too late. It's 0600...” (continue)(continue reading)
“The weather out there today is hot and shitty with continued hot and shitty in the afternoon. Tomorrow a chance of continued crappy with a pissy weather front coming down from the north. Basically, it's hotter than a snake's ass in a wagon rut.”
From a Marine in Da Nang: "Captain Hauk sucks the sweat off of a dead man's balls”. I have no idea what that means, sir, but it seems very negative to me.
We can't even say "lesbian" anymore, it's "women in comfortable shoes”.
“I was almost killed. A truck's bumper was this far from my nose. My whole life passed before my eyes... and it wasn't even interesting to me.”
“Mantovani? They feed Mantovani to insomniacs who don't respond to strong drugs!”
“You are in more dire need of a blowjob than any white man in history.”
“Five months in Vietnam, and my best friend is a V.C.. This will not look good on a résumé!”
“What is the difference between the Cub Scouts and the military? Cub Scouts don't have heavy artillery!”
“That's all right. I did. Hey, come on now. If you kick out the gooks, the next thing, you have to kick out the chinks, the spicks, the spooks and kikes. All that's gonna be left in here are a couple of brain-dead rednecks, and what fun would that be?”
“- Sgt. Major Dickerson: This is not military issue, airman. What sort of uniform is that?
- Adrian Cronauer: Cretan camouflage sir. If you want to blend in with a bunch of drunken Greeks there's nothing better.”
- Adrian Cronauer: [impersonating an Intelligence Officer] We've realized that we're having a very difficult time finding the enemy. It isn't easy to find a Vietnamese man named "Charlie”. They're all named Nguyen, or Tran, or...
- Adrian Cronauer: [as himself] Well, how are you going about it?
- Adrian Cronauer: [as Intel Officer] Well, we walk... (continue)(continue reading)
“How can you fight a war in this shit? I don't know where they are, I don't even know where I am. I can't see dick. Like hunting with Ray Charles.”
“- Lt. Steven Hauk: The former V.P. is a good man and a decent man.
- Gen. Taylor: Bullshit! I know Nixon personally. He lugs a trainload of shit behind him that could fertilize the Sinai. Why, I wouldn't buy an apple from the son of a bitch, and I consider him a good, close personal friend.”
We got one letter from a man who thought that Hauk's comedy was "visionary and interesting”. The other eleven hundred calls say that the man can't do comedy to save his dick!… That's a direct quote, sir.
“It's gonna be hot and wet! That's nice if you're with a lady, but it ain't no good if you're in the jungle.”
“And now, here are the headlines. Here they come right now. Pope actually found to be Jewish. Liberace is Anastasia and Ethel Merman jams Russian radar. The East Germans, today, claimed the Berlin Wall was a fraternityprank. Also the Pope decided today to release Vatican-related bath products. An incredible thing, yes, it's the new Pope On A...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Thank you for the lovely tune, that funky music will drive us till the dawn. Let's go, let's bugaloo till we puke!”
“It's hot. Damn hot! Real hot! Hottest things is my shorts. I could cook things in it. A little crotch pot cooking.”
“Excuse me, sir. Seeing as how the V.P. is such a V.I.P., shouldn't we keep the P.C. on the Q.T.? 'Cause if it leaks to the V.C. he could end up M.I.A., and then we'd all be put out in K.P.”
“- Sgt. Major Dickerson: [pointing to his rank insignia] What does three up and three down mean to you, airman?
- Adrian Cronauer: End of an inning?”