History YMMV / TheGreenBerets

12th Oct '14 11:19:31 AM AllenbysEyes
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* CriticalDissonance: Almost universally hated by critics, but a major box office hit and retains a cult following today.
28th Jul '14 10:13:48 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* SuspiciouslySimilarSong: A choral arrangement of "Ballad of the Green Berets" used at the beginning.
19th Jun '14 1:16:40 PM Aquila89
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* {{Narm}}[=/=]SoBadItsGood: The entire film could have this effect on people who've been in UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar. Gustav Hasford writes in his semi-autobiographical novel ''[[FullMetalJacket The Short-Timers]]'' that an audience of Marines was roaring with laughter when they saw the film in Vietnam. Similarly, war journalist John Pilger said about the film: "I had just come back from Vietnam, and I couldn’t believe how absurd this movie was. So I laughed out loud, and I laughed and laughed."

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* {{Narm}}[=/=]SoBadItsGood: The entire film could have this effect on people who've been in UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar. Gustav Hasford writes in his semi-autobiographical novel ''[[FullMetalJacket The Short-Timers]]'' ''The Short-Timers'' (the basis for ''Film/FullMetalJacket'') that an audience of Marines was roaring with laughter when they saw the film in Vietnam. Similarly, war journalist John Pilger said about the film: "I had just come back from Vietnam, and I couldn’t believe how absurd this movie was. So I laughed out loud, and I laughed and laughed."
14th Oct '13 9:35:44 PM skbc1p4res
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* {{Narm}}: The entire film could have this effect on people who've been in UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar. Gustav Hasford writes in his semi-autobiographical novel ''[[FullMetalJacket The Short-Timers]]'' that an audience of Marines was roaring with laughter when they saw the film in Vietnam. Similarly, war journalist John Pilger said about the film: "I had just come back from Vietnam, and I couldn’t believe how absurd this movie was. So I laughed out loud, and I laughed and laughed."

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* {{Narm}}: {{Narm}}[=/=]SoBadItsGood: The entire film could have this effect on people who've been in UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar. Gustav Hasford writes in his semi-autobiographical novel ''[[FullMetalJacket The Short-Timers]]'' that an audience of Marines was roaring with laughter when they saw the film in Vietnam. Similarly, war journalist John Pilger said about the film: "I had just come back from Vietnam, and I couldn’t believe how absurd this movie was. So I laughed out loud, and I laughed and laughed."
8th Sep '13 3:33:02 AM Magestad
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8th Sep '13 3:33:01 AM Magestad
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* {{Narm}}: The entire film could have this effect on people who've been in UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar. Gustav Hasford writes in his semi-autobiographical novel ''The Short-Timers'' that an audience of Marines was roaring with laughter when they saw the film in Vietnam. Similarly, war journalist John Pilger said about the film: "I had just come back from Vietnam, and I couldn’t believe how absurd this movie was. So I laughed out loud, and I laughed and laughed."

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* {{Narm}}: The entire film could have this effect on people who've been in UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar. Gustav Hasford writes in his semi-autobiographical novel ''The Short-Timers'' ''[[FullMetalJacket The Short-Timers]]'' that an audience of Marines was roaring with laughter when they saw the film in Vietnam. Similarly, war journalist John Pilger said about the film: "I had just come back from Vietnam, and I couldn’t believe how absurd this movie was. So I laughed out loud, and I laughed and laughed."
8th Sep '13 3:33:01 AM Magestad
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13th Aug '13 4:56:12 PM Wooboo
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* HarsherInHindsight: The whole damn thing, but especially the ending.
8th Jul '13 12:39:27 PM Aquila89
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* {{Narm}}: The entire film could have this effect on people who've been in UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar. Gustav Hasford writes in his semi-autobiographical novel ''The Short-Timers'' that an audience of Marines was roaring with laughter when they saw the film in Vietnam. Similarly, war journalist John Pilger said about the film: " "I had just come back from Vietnam, and I couldn’t believe how absurd this movie was. So I laughed out loud, and I laughed and laughed."

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* {{Narm}}: The entire film could have this effect on people who've been in UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar. Gustav Hasford writes in his semi-autobiographical novel ''The Short-Timers'' that an audience of Marines was roaring with laughter when they saw the film in Vietnam. Similarly, war journalist John Pilger said about the film: " "I had just come back from Vietnam, and I couldn’t believe how absurd this movie was. So I laughed out loud, and I laughed and laughed."
24th Jun '13 1:29:07 PM MarkLungo
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* {{Narm}}: The entire film could have this effect on people who've been in the war. Gustav Hasford writes in his semi-autobiographical novel ''The Short-Timers'' that an audience of Marines was roaring with laughter when they saw the film in Vietnam. Similarly, war journalist John Pilger said about the film: " "I had just come back from Vietnam, and I couldn’t believe how absurd this movie was. So I laughed out loud, and I laughed and laughed."

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* {{Narm}}: The entire film could have this effect on people who've been in the war.UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar. Gustav Hasford writes in his semi-autobiographical novel ''The Short-Timers'' that an audience of Marines was roaring with laughter when they saw the film in Vietnam. Similarly, war journalist John Pilger said about the film: " "I had just come back from Vietnam, and I couldn’t believe how absurd this movie was. So I laughed out loud, and I laughed and laughed.""
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