The Walking Dead (1995)
In Vietnam, a squad of four African-American soldiers is deployed on a hazardous mission to rescue POWs from a remote jungle temple. Led by the fearless Sgt. Barkley (Joe Morton), the diverse group -- comprising impressionable young soldier Joe Brooks (Vonte Sweet), rebellious stoner Hoover Branche (Eddie Griffin), and bookish ideologue Cole Evans (Allen Payne) -- recount their personal experiences about how they ended up joining the Marine Corps.
Starring: Eddie Griffin, Vonte Sweet, Allen Payne, Joe Morton, Bernie Mac
Viewer Review: "This movie is a very good take on the Vietnam ware from a black perspective. Morton gives an excellent performance as the leader of the group and Griffin surprised me with a strong performance as the loud-mouth with a heart. People do get their heads blown off, but the simple storytelling with cool quotes make this a movie to watch!"
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This DVD is encoded NTSC Region ALL (playable worldwide).
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