Operation Dumbo Drop

Operation Dumbo Drop

Simon Wincer (1995)

103min
PG Certificate
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Review

Our Score
Good Morning, Vietnam meets The Incredible Journey in this amiable family comedy that has more than its fair share of surprisingly adult-orientated jokes. Director Simon Wincer's harmless allegory stars Danny Glover and Ray Liotta as leaders of a group of Green Beret soldiers who promise to deliver an elephant to a Vietnamese village. The problems they face in order to carry out their pledge lead to lots of fun escapades and a winning climax with the pachyderm parachuting from a plane.

Summary

Five Green Berets stationed in Vietnam grudgingly undertake a bizarre mission - to help their native hosts by transporting a fully-grown elephant through 200 miles of rough jungle terrain. They soon hit upon a novel way of delivering the beast, deciding to load it into a plane, and then parachute it to its destination. Comedy, starring Danny Glover, Ray Liotta, Denis Leary and Doug E Doug.

Cast & Crew

Capt Sam Cahill Danny Glover
Capt Doyle Ray Liotta
David Poole Denis Leary
Harvey Ashford Doug E Doug
Lawrence Farley Corin Nemec
Goddard Tcheky Karyo
Pederson Marshall Bell
Y B'ham James Hong
Director Simon Wincer
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourGuidance: May be edited for language and violence.Available on: video and DVD
Comedy Children's Drama