Onionhead (1958)

In this comedy, set during WW II, a struggling college student tires of campus life and decides to join the Coast Guard. After training to become a ship's cook, the recruit is assigned to serve on the USS Periwinkle where he must deal… More

Directed By:
Rated: Unrated
Running Time:
Genre: Comedy
Add Your Rating
Want to
See It

Available Online

Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

Andy Griffith and the other actors are decent, but the film is verbose, overlong, and lacks sufficient humor to qualify as comedy.

Full review…
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Can only achieve sentimental drivel and very little comedy.

Full review…
More reviews for Onionhead

Flixster User Reviews
Lanning : )
Without any doubt, Andy Griffith suffers the big TV hangover when it comes to his career beyond Mayberry. He's a much under-appreciated actor to be sure.… More