A Rumor of War (1980)

A Rumor of War


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The 2-part TV movie Rumor of War was based on the 1977 memoirs of Vietnam veteran Philip Caputo. Brad Davis stars as Caputo, who during the mid-1960s was a Marine lieutenant. In battle after battle, Caputo performs his duties admirably, even when questioning the wisdom of America's Vietnam involvement. As both the war and the body count escalate, Caputo suffers a nervous breakdown. A Rumor of War bears an inevitable resemblance to the much-earlier antiwar epic All Quiet on the Western Front, … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Television
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Written By: John Sacret Young


as Phil Caputo

as Major Ball

as Atherton

as Pascarella

as Woodward
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