Taps Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 3193

Average Rating: 2.8/4

# of Ratings: 65

Theatrical Release Date: 12/09/1981

Language: English

Genre: Drama

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Harold Becker

Actors: George C. Scott, Timothy Hutton, Ronny Cox, Sean Penn, Tom Cruise, Evan Handler

Plot: Cadets at a military boarding school revolt when the school is shut down.

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4/4

mitchellyoung - wrote on 12/10/2011

Taps is a coming-of-stage story that ends in a melancholy and thought-provoking way. The premise (adultvs vs children in all-out war) requires some suspension of belief, but the themes and performances are stirring and memorable.

Rating of
2/4

goodfellamike - wrote on 10/23/2008

COndescending, unlikely-handled thriller pitting adolescents in a military academy against the Army and the board of directors who decided to shut down the school; hotshot Tom Cruise overplays, George C. Scott is remarkably thankless as the tired General and Timothy Hutton proves to be to mature for his role. Only Ronny Cox adds depth as a sane commander on the other side of the gate. Final Grade: C

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