Heartbreak Ridge

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Heartbreak Ridge ★★★ 1986 (R)

An aging Marine recon sergeant is put in command of a young platoon to whip them into shape to prepare for combat in the invasion of Grenada. Eastwood whips this old story into shape too, with a fine performance of a man who's given everything to the Marines. The invasion of Grenada, though, is not epic material. (Also available in English with Spanish subtitles.) 130m/C VHS, DVD . Clint Eastwood, Marsha Mason, Everett McGill, Arlen Dean Snyder, Bo Svenson, Moses Gunn, Eileen Heckart, Boyd Gaines, Mario Van Peebles, Vincent Irizarry, Ramon Franco, Tom Villard, Pete Koch, Richard Venture, J.C. Quinn, Peter Jason, Thom Sharp; D: Clint East-wood; W: James (Jim) Carabatsos; C: Jack N. Green; M: Lennie Niehaus.