The Boys in Company C

The Boys in Company C

125 mins | War | Feb. 2, 1978

Disheartened by futile combat, appalled by the corruption of their South Vietnamese ally, and constantly endangered by the incompetence of their own company commander, the young men find a possible way out of the war. They are told that if they purposely lose a soccer game against a South Vietnamese team, they can spend the rest of their tour playing exhibition games behind the lines.

The Boys in Company C

125 mins | War | Feb. 2, 1978

The Boys in Company C
Disheartened by futile combat, appalled by the corruption of their South Vietnamese ally, and constantly endangered by the incompetence of their own company commander, the young men find a possible way out of the war. They are told that if they purposely lose a soccer game against a South Vietnamese team, they can spend the rest of their tour playing exhibition games behind the lines.
IMDb rating 7.0
Producers Columbia Pictures, Orange Sky Golden Harvest, Good Times Films S.A.
Original title The Boys in Company C
Directors Sidney J. Furie
Writers Sidney J. Furie, Rick Natkin

Cast

Stan Shaw

as Pfc / Sgt. Tyrone Washington

Andrew Stevens

as Pvt. Billy Ray Pike

James Canning

as Pvt. Alvin Foster / Narrator

Michael Lembeck

as Pvt. Vinnie Fazio

Craig Wasson

as Pvt. Dave Bisbee

Scott Hylands

as Capt. Collins

James Whitmore Jr.

as Lt. Archer

Helen McNeely

as Head Nurse

Noble Willingham

as Sergeant Curry

R. Lee Ermey

as Sergeant Loyce

Santos Morales

as Sergeant Aquilla