Who'll Stop the Rain
Who'll Stop the Rain (1978)

Thoroughly disillusioned by the Vietnam War, John, a journalist (Michael Moriarty), turns to heroin smuggling. Acting as John's go-between is the equally burnt-out Ray (Nick Nolte), who delivers the narcotics stateside to the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1978
DVD Release Date: July 10, 2001
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Emanuel Levy

Anchored by great turns from Moriarty, Nolte and Tuesday Weld, Reisz version of Stone's book is one of the most intriguing films about Vietnam, at once a tale about a paricularly divisive war and a parable about moral chaos and personal disintegration.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

A tough and thoughtful thriller, marked by a terrific Nolte performance.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Nolte finds his groove as the anti-hero roughneck.

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Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

Fantastic drama/thriller that you may never have heard of.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A complicated morality play about the Vietnam war and its lingering after-effects.

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