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The Boys in Company C [Blu-ray] [1977]

  • SKU: 19696628
  • Release Date: 01/17/2012
  • Rating: R
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    Overview

    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (2 out of 2)

    Special Features


    • Audio commentary by Andrew Stevens
    • Theatrical trailer
    • Gallery of original lobby cards

    Synopsis


    The Boys in Company C
    Cowritten by director Sidney J. Furie, The Boys in Company C charts the fortunes of five young Marine recruits. Led by Stan Shaw, the quintet is shipped off to Vietnam. The film makes no bones about the demoralizing effect the war has on its participants, nor the pigheadedness of the military higher-ups who think only in terms of body counts and photo ops. Of the five recruits, the most memorable are Michael Lembeck as Vinnie Fazio, the resident wiseguy (the same type of role played by Lembeck's dad Harvey in 1950s war films) and Andrew Stevens as Billy Ray Pike, a straight-arrow type who succumbs to the lure of drugs; the others are played by Craig Wasson, James Canning, and Scott Hylands. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Stan Shaw
      Stan Shaw - Tyrone Washington
    • Andrew Stevens
      Andrew Stevens - Billy Ray Pike
    • Michael Lembeck
      Michael Lembeck - Vinnie Fazio
    • Craig Wasson
      Craig Wasson - Dave Bisbee
    • Scott Hylands
      Scott Hylands - Capt. Collins



    Customer rating

    Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 2 reviews

    100%
    would recommend to a friend
    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Time well spent

      Posted
      cooler1

      A well told story about the futilely of that war. Brought back memories both good and bad. Some good acting too, I mean it has R.Lee Ermey and Stan Shaw.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Entertaining

      Posted
      Mabs1
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      Story is easy to follow. Some pretty emotional scenes.

      I would recommend this to a friend


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