Actors: Anthony Barrile, Don Cheadle, Dylan McDermott, Steven Weber, Courtney B. Vance
|Review Summary and Plot Commentary about Hamburger Hill|
|Written and produced by James Carabatsos (Heartbreak Ridge), HAMBURGER HILL is a movie directed by John Irvin in 1987.
The setting is Vietnam in May 1969. A platoon is assigned to take a hill defended by the army of the North Vietnam. The battle will last nine days and cost the lives of dozens of american soldiers.
--Daniel Staebler, Resident Scholar
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|Analysis of Hamburger Hill|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Movie
Actual chase scenes or violence - 30%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Time/Era of Movie:
- infantry soldier
- brunette (Brown)
- short/standard straight (man)
- muscular (man)
Events of movie makes character more...
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
- Average intelligence
- average physique
Secondary Main Character
- brunette (Black)
- (man) very short/crewcut
- average build (man)
How much in movie?
- enemy army
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- Other Asian
- Southeast Asia
- fort/military installation
Accounts of torture and death?
- very gory visuals of deaths and torture
Movie makes you feel...
- in awe
How many deaths in film?
Kind of violence:
- land battles
Unusual forms of death
- visually blown into pieces
- Occasional swearing
Lot of special effects?
Kinds of F/X
- exploding bombs
If Soundtrack VERY NOTICEABLE...
- Classic/oldies rock
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).