Conclusion: 'Good Morning Vietnam' was an instant hit back in the 80s and remains a classic today. Robin Williams is fantastic in this film. It’s got wit, heart, soul, and enough laughs to go around for everyone.
Excerpt: As the conflict in Vietnam pushes on, the troops have lowered morale thanks to the longer than expected campaigns and broken promises. In an attempt to boost spirits and provide some entertainment, the Army brings in radio personality Adrian Cronauer (Robin Williams).
Conclusion: Good Morning, Vietnam holds up as a good piece of entertainment. Its depiction of Vietnam may be simple, narrow, and largely fictionalized, but it remains an appealing Robin Williams vehicle, both diverting comedically and resonant dramatically.
Excerpt: Over the years there have been many starring vehicles some of which have failed while others wildly successful. A ‘vehicle’ is a term used in the movie world that describes a film which is tailor made for a particular star.