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Heartbreak Ridge


Having spent much of his directorial career emulating Don Siegel and [[Performer~P208413~John Ford~johnford]], [[Performer~P88601~Clint Eastwood~clinteastwood]] borrows a page from the catalogue of [[Performer~P138204~Sam Fuller~amyfuller]] in Heartbreak Ridge. Eastwood casts himself as an old-fashioned Marine Corps sergeant who is out of step with the new-fashioned military. He returns to his old outfit as a gunnery sergeant, where he runs afoul of 1980s-style superior officers to whom the words "Gung...more