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Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started. Close Menu. Deployed to Vietnam to host a morning radio show, Cronauer's hilarious rants are a hit with the troops in the field but a headache for his by-the-book superiors.
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In Theaters. Coming Soon. Best of Netflix. Best of Amazon. Good Morning, Vietnam Generally favorable reviews based on 15 Critic Reviews. See All. Generally favorable reviews based on 23 Ratings. Summary: In , an unorthodox and irreverent DJ named Adrian Cronauer begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the U.
Set in Saigon in , during the Vietnam War , the film stars Robin Williams as a radio DJ on Armed Forces Radio Service , who proves hugely popular with the troops, but infuriates his superiors with what they call his "irreverent tendency". Most of Williams' performances that portrayed Cronauer's radio broadcasts were improvisations. Private Edward Garlick takes him to the radio station, where his attitude and demeanor contrast sharply with those of many staff members. His show consists of reading strictly censored news and irreverent humor segments mixed with rock and roll music, which is frowned upon by his superiors, Second Lieutenant Steven Hauk and Sergeant Major Phillip Dickerson.