Good Morning, Vietnam
Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)

The film begins in 1965, when disc jockey Adrian Cronauer (Robin Williams) is assigned to take over the AFR's Saigon radio broadcasts. In contrast to the dull, by-rote announcers that have preceded him, Cronauer is a bundle of dynamite,… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: November 10, 1998
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Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A well-calibrated blend of manic comedy and poignant drama, Good Morning, Vietnam offers a captivating look at a wide range of Robin Williams' cinematic gifts.

Variety Staff

From the start, the film bowls you over with excitement and for those who can latch on, it's a nonstop ride.

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Hal Hinson
Washington Post

It hardly delivers on the promise of giving us the pure, undiluted Williams -- Williams at his best. What's more, it's not even close to being his best movie. It's not even close to being good.

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Emanuel Levy

Levinson serio-comedy about Vietnam is first and foremost a star vehicle for comedian Robin Williams, who gives a manic, highly-charged performance as the real-life dj Adrian Cronauer in the early years of the War.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

Offering only hackneyed insights into the war, the film makes for stodgy drama. But Williams' manic monologues behind the mike are worth anybody's money.

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

Good Morning, Vietnam proved that Robin Williams could act and be hilariously funny in the same film.

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Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal

A perfect showcase for Robin Williams.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

Make no mistake about it: Mr. Williams's performance, though it's full of uproarious comedy, is the work of an accomplished actor. ''Good Morning, Vietnam'' is one man's tour de force.

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Afsheen Nomai
Common Sense Media

Robin Williams at his scatalogical finest.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

Good Morning Vietnam remains one of my favorite films about the Vietnam war because of its comedic take and ability to slip into real drama when needed.

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Flixster Audience Score: 82% Flixster User Reviews
Kase Vollebregt
Robin Williams is the heart and soul of everything this film is, finding a perfect balance between his frantic comedy and weighted dramatics. If you're… More
Chris Weber
Loosely based on actual people and events, this is the story of Airman Adrian Cronauer, a radio DJ who, in 1965, turned the Armed Forces Radio network- Saigon… More
KJ Proulx
Playing with your emotions until the very end, "Good Morning, Vietnam" is the type of film that will have you thinking a certain way about something… More
Alex roy
What you have with Good Morning Vietnam is a comedy set amidst the Vietnam war. The film emphasizes on comedy, but also has great bits of drama, just to refresh… More
Phil Hubbs
'Goooooooood morning Vietnam! It's 0600 hours. What does the "O" stand for? O my God, it's early!' Ah back in the day there was… More
Jason Owens
Excellent, classic film that I never saw until last week. It shot immediately up there with my favorite Robin Williams flicks (Mrs. Doubtfire, Patch Adams, RV)… More