Good Morning, Vietnam

1987 film by Barry Levinson

Good Morning, Vietnam is a 1987 American war-comedy-drama movie. It was written by Mitch Markowitz and directed by Barry Levinson. It is set in Saigon in 1965, during the Vietnam War.

Good Morning, Vietnam
Directed byBarry Levinson
Written byMitch Markowitz
Produced byLarry Brezner
Mark Johnson
StarringRobin Williams
Forest Whitaker
CinematographyPeter Sova
Edited byStu Linder
Music byAlex North
Distributed byBuena Vista Pictures
Release dates
  • December 23, 1987 (1987-12-23) (United States: limited)
  • January 15, 1988 (1988-01-15) (United States: wide)
Running time
120 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$13 million[1]
Box office$123,922,370[1]

It stars Robin Williams as a radio DJ on Armed Forces Radio Service. Co-stars include Forest Whitaker and Robert Wuhl. The story is loosely based on the experiences of AFRS radio DJ Adrian Cronauer.[2] Most of Williams' radio broadcasts were improvised. Williams was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.



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