1969 (1988)

When their friend is killed in the Vietnam War, several youths adopt a strong anti-war stance that leads to conflict with their families and the culture at large. This heavy-handed drama is the directorial debut of Ernest Thompson, the… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 27, 1988
DVD Release Date: April 16, 2002
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Scott Weinberg

Surprisingly engaging drama with a few great performances.

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Melvin White
Scott: If you flunk out and die in Vietnam, that's the end of our friendship, fuck you, you know.  "The year a country split apart and a generation… More
Jason Reneau
Two buddies from a small town in Maryland witness first hand the turbulence of the 60's as the war hits home for both kids. While eveyone in their sleepy… More
Aj V
Another 80s movie that looked back at the 60s. This one has a great cast, a pretty good late 60s feel, and a realistic story. I liked it.
Leo L
Great movie!
Conner Rainwater
This shows a different side to the Vietnam war than we usually see. It takes the viewpoint of best friends evading the draft by going to college. It shows a lot… More