Heartbreak Ridge

Heartbreak Ridge (1986)

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Character mistake: After Highway defeats Swede, the marine says "Sir, I'll wait outside for the M.P.s to come." In the military, after basic training, non-commissioned officers are referred to by their rank, not 'sir'.

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Suggested correction: Gunny Highway was a 30+ year veteran, awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. As such, while not official policy, it's a courtesy to render the highest honors to a MoH recepient. That and the fact he just got whupped by the Gunny, I think a 'sir' isn't out of the question.


Gunnery Seargant Thomas Highway: The United States Marines is lookin' for a few good men - and you ain't it.

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