Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder is a film made in 1982, taking place in The Vietnam War. It centers upon a young, and somewhat unscrupulous medic, named Brian Anderson, who makes extra money on the side dealing drugs. His life is forever changed when he meets an Army doctor who persuades him to help her save a group of war orphans. First, she appeals to his sense of guilt; then she blackmails him into assisting. The children are cared for by a few Vietnamese nuns. The doctor and the medic bring them badly needed food and supplies. To do this, they must face enemy bombs and the resistance of the US government. It is loosely Based on a True Story.
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