Platoon Leader (1988)

Genres - Drama, War  |   Sub-Genres - War Adventure  |   Release Date - Oct 7, 1988 (USA)  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Synopsis by Dan Pavlides

Lieutenant Jeff Knight (Michael Dudikoff) is an idealistic young officer who arrives in Vietnam to lead a group of fighters from the 103rd Airborne division in jungle combat. Sergeant Michael McNamara (Robert F. Lyons) is a combat veteran who helps Jeff after most of the platoon is wiped out. George S. Clinton provides the music for this low-budget war film that features plenty of gratuitous violence.



military, war, battle [war], mission [quest], officer, provincial, respect, self-discovery, soldier