Good Morning, Vietnam

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Good Morning, Vietnam ★★★ 1987 (R)

Based on the story of Saigon DJ Adrian Cronauer, although Williams' portrayal is reportedly a bit more extroverted than the personality of Cronauer. Williams spins great comic moments that may have been scripted but likely were not as a man with no history and for whom everything is manic radio material. The character adlibs, swoops, and swerves, finally accepting adult responsibility. Engaging all the way with an outstanding period sound-track. 121m/C VHS, DVD . Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Bruno Kirby, Richard Edson, Robert Wuhl, J.T. Walsh, Noble Willingham, Floyd Vivino, Tung Thanh Tran, Chintara Sukapatana, Richard Portnow, Juney Smith, Cu Ba Nguyen, Dan Stanton, Don Stanton; D: Barry Levinson; W: Mitch Markowitz; C: Peter Sova; M: Alex North. Golden Globes ‘88: Actor—Mus./Comedy (Williams).