Heartbreak Ridge (1986): Clint Eastwood Stars and Directs Grenada War Movie

Clint Eastwood directs and stars in Heartbreak Ridge, James Carabatsos right-wing tale of a Marine sergeant who trains a group of recruits about to invade Grenada.

Very much refkecting the zeitgesit of the Reagan era with its Gung-Ho Rambo-like bravado.

Oscar Alert

Oscar Nominations: 1

Sound: Les Fresholtz, Dick Alexander, Vern Poore, William Nelson

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context

The winner was Platoon.