Overall Rank: 1416
Average Rating: 2.9/4
# of Ratings: 130
Theatrical Release Date: 07/28/1982
Genre: Drama, Romance
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Taylor Hackford
Actors: Richard Gere, Debra Winger, David Keith, Robert Loggia, Lisa Blount, Louis Gossett Jr.
Plot: A young man played by Richard Gere must complete his training at the Navy Flight school to become an aviator, with the help of a tough gunnery sergeant and his new girlfriend.
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Kyle(The Rebel) - wrote on 08/28/2012
Outstanding love story. Gere and Winger have undeniable chemistry and Gossett shines in his Oscar winning role.
Daniel Corleone - wrote on 03/16/2012
I recall viewing this film with Louis Gosset Jr. as an effective Sgt. and Gere was solid as well. Nothing noteworthy or special about this flick. If only the female parts were more interesting. As most of the reviews before this, An Officer and a Gentleman is a decent romantic movie that is watchable.
Snoogans - wrote on 12/04/2011
A romantic film that I don't mind watching.
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Ichabod Crane - wrote on 12/23/2009
A fine film about navy training. It gives a fairly interesting portrait of the time in the man's life, and all the people around him. Somethings in it were rather predictable in my book such as what happens to the man character's friend. This is not a type of movie that I am overly interested in but it was fine. The biggest problem with it would be that Richard Gere plays his character sometimes very strangely. He is good some of the time but acts very oddly other times. The romance is fine if you like ti but the best parts of the film are good thanks to the drill sergeant.
Oscar Win Lou Gossett Jr. Best Supporting actor 4/5- Gossett is very good and very interesting in this role and makes the best parts of the film. He plays the standard drill sergeant character perfectly, but he …
mdtinney - wrote on 09/10/2009
I was amazed to see the low ratings on this recent classic movie by Taylor Hackford. It brought forward young actors (Gere, Winger, Keith, Caruso) and older ones- Lou Gossett Jr.- with truly outstanding performances in an initially unknown film. What a treat to see it again. The actors, the setting, the depth and authenticity of this film were as powerful as ever. It was created and recreated from a real memoir of Naval Officer Training. It was reset in a wholly different world from Florida to Washington State but it was the people. the romance the realism of the feelings and conflicts of young people facing the world and each other that make it a grand operatic film. Scored with Rock and Roll and a famous Theme song, it is a movie about youth that speaks to all ages in both fantastic …
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