An Officer and A Gentleman

An Officer and A Gentleman

DVD - 2007
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"Once in a great while a movie comes along that truly grips and uplifts its audiences. Such a movie is An Officer And A Gentleman, a timeless tale of romance, friendship and growth. Relive all the emotion of this classic romance in this Special Collector's Edition featuring unique and never-before-seen special features. Loner Zack Mayo (Richard Gere) enters Officer Candidate School to become a Navy pilot and in thirteen tortuous weeks he learns the importance of discipline, love and friendship. Louis Gossett, Jr. won an Academy Award for his brilliant portrayal of the tough drill instructor who teaches Zack that no man can make it alone. And while Gossett tries to warn the young officer about the local girls who will do anything to catch themselves pilot husbands, Zack eventually learns to love one (Debra Winger) while his fellow candidate, a memorable character portrayed by David Keith, struggles with a very different fate. An Officer And A Gentleman is a rich and satisfying story with moving performances that will stay with you long after the film has ended."--Container.
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, c2007.
Edition: Special collector's ed. Widescreen ed.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (124 min.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm.
Alternative Title: Officier et gentleman [dvd]


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Jan 09, 2015

Today this movie is a little milk-and-water, but in 1982 the lifestyle was totaly different.

Many people joined the US Navy after watching this movie.

It was a low budget and was a success on the theaters.

It portrayed faithfully with life in the Navy OCS. See the user comments on IMBD.

It's good fun.

Jul 09, 2014

Rated 5/10.

Aug 20, 2013

Louis Gossett Jr. should not have won the Oscar. The character is a cliché and lacks depth.

btmslt Jun 15, 2012

A nice romantic tale with some excellent acting, especially Gosett's portrayal of the mean drill seargent.

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