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Volunteers (1985)  link to Volunteers on IMDb  

Number: 1781

poster Volunteers

IMDb Rating:
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5.5/10 (7947 votes)

Country: USA, 107 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Comedy

Director(s): Nicholas Meyer

Video Codec: Unknown

Storyline:
Lawrence is a rich kid with a bad accent and a large debt. After his father refuses to help him out, Lawrence escapes his angry debtors by jumping on a Peace Corp flight to Southeast Asia, where is assigned to build a bridge for the local villagers with American-As-Apple-Pie WSU Grad Tom Tuttle and the beautiful and down-to earth Beth Wexler. What they don't realize is that the bridge is coveted by the U.S. Army, a local Communist force, and a powerful drug lord. Together with the help of At Toon, the only English speaking native, they must fight off the three opposing forces and find out what is right for the villagers, as well as themselves.

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Cast:

photo Tom Hanks Tom Hanks Lawrence Bourne III
photo John Candy John Candy Tom Tuttle from Tacoma
photo Rita Wilson Rita Wilson Beth Wexler
photo Tim Thomerson Tim Thomerson John Reynolds
photo Gedde Watanabe Gedde Watanabe At Toon

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1