Plot – Swofford, aka Swoff, enlists as his father and grandfather before him and goes through the boring ranks to the war action during the first Gulf War. Equipped with a sniper rifle and a 45 pounds backpack, he crosses Middle East deserts without any protection from the heat nor from Iraqi soldiers.
All actors – Jake Gyllenhaal, Scott MacDonald, Peter Sarsgaard, Jamie Foxx, Ming Lo, Lucas Black, Kevin Foster, Brian Geraghty, Damion Poitier, Riad Galayini, Craig Coyne, Katherine Randolph, Honorine Bell, Dendrie Taylor, James Morrison, Arman Zajic, Brianne Davis, Brian Casey, Ernest Ozuna, Tyler Sedustine, Jacob Vargas, Laz Alonso, Jocko Sims, Jonathon R. Mize, Joel Prato, Kristin Richardson, Iván Fenyö, Tyler J. Olson, Peter Gail, Jamie Martz, Evan Jones, Kareem J. Grimes, Chris Cooper, Donna Kimball, Dennis Haysbert, Martin Papazian, Becky Boxer, Mark Davis, John Krasinski, Christian Reeve, Mike Akrawi, Tulsi Ram, Jubin K, Hari Bali, Kurt Larson, Ammar Daraiseh, Nasser Faris, V.J. Foster, Kenneth Lachapelle, Steve Nguyen, Michael Broderick, Byron Browne, Nick Dash, Matt Duggan, Blake Ellis, Jon Erik, Cantrell Harris, Patricia Lauriet, Brian Mahoney, Justin Marchert, Ryan McCabe, Michael Mercurio, Kelron Mixon, Ryan Moriarty, Brian Napolitan, Jay Olegario, Eriq F. Prince, Matthew Saxe, Merik Tadros, Kevin J. Tunell, Ryan Yerrickshow all
“Jarhead” Quotes 28 quotes
“A flashlight was a moonbeam. A pen was an ink stick. My mouth was a cum receptacle. A bed was a rack. A wall was a bulkhead. A shirt was a blouse. A tie was still a tie, and a belt a belt. But many other things would never be the same.”
“- Alan Troy: What's up with the make-up? I thought Texans were tough.
- Chris Kruger: I burn easily so fucking sue me.”
“- Juan Cortez: This is what life is about, boys!
- Dave Fowler: She's a big bitch, Cortez!
- Juan Cortez: She's not big, she's beautiful because she's pregnant! That's what life is about.”
“It was an opportunity for me to defend America. The country which has given freedom to me and to my family. And it is an honor to fight for that freedom.”
“The Earth is bleeding.”
“You guys should see what the 40 does to the head of a fucking camel! It turns the head inside out in about three fucking knots.”
“You take what you know, and then you multiply. Don't use your dicks. They're too small, and I can't count that high. I don't wanna hear 400,000 inches.”
“Masturbation. Rereading of letters from unfaithfulwives and girlfriends. Cleaning your rifle. Further masturbation. Rewiring Walkman. Arguing about religion and meaning of life. Discussing in detail, every woman the Marine has ever fucked. Debating differences, such as left- vs. right-handed masturbation. Further cleaning of rifle. Studying of...” (continue)(continue reading)
“We call this friendly fire, friendly fucking, or getting friendly fucked.”
“We're the leopards, the lions. Those who will take our place will be jackals, hyenas. All us leopards, lions, jackals, and sheep will go on thinking ourselves the salt of the Earth.”
“This is not Rambo time.”
“Every war is different, every war is the same.”
“- Anthony 'Swoff' Swofford: Thank you.
- Staff Sgt. Sykes: Don't thank me, just don't fuckin' die.”
“That's Vietnam music. Can't we get our own music?”
“Fuck politics. We're here. All the rest is bullshit.”
“Censorship. You're telling us what we can and can't say to the press. That's un-American.”