Hamburger Hill


1h 34m 1987

Brief Synopsis

Based on a true incident, this film tells the story of the 101st Airborne Division's 1969 battle in Vietnam over Hill 937, "Hamburger Hill." For ten days, the Vietcong refused to surrender, and both sides suffered heavy losses. When the American soldiers did take the hill, their victory turned out to be a hollow one.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Action
War
Release Date
1987
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Philippines

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Synopsis

Based on a true incident, this film tells the story of the 101st Airborne Division's 1969 battle in Vietnam over Hill 937, "Hamburger Hill." For ten days, the Vietcong refused to surrender, and both sides suffered heavy losses. When the American soldiers did take the hill, their victory turned out to be a hollow one.

Crew

Elsa Abellana

Assistant Editor

Mercurio Aguilla

Sound

Luis Alba

Location Manager

Charit Alminarez

Continuity

Susanna Alves

Assistant

The Animals

Song Performer

Gerry Bailey

Stunts

Rufo Balicas

Grip

Cecille Baun

Makeup

Sallie Beechinor

Production Coordinator

Andy Birmingham

Production Accountant

Michael Brewster

Camera Operator

David Budd

Other

Terry Busby

Foley Editor

James Carabatsos

Producer

James Carabatsos

Screenplay

Mario Carmona

Special Effects

Toto Castillo

Art Director

Kieu Chinh

Technical Advisor

Alfred Cleveland

Song

Mary Colquhoun

Casting

Jane Comendador

Liaison

Joseph B Conmy

Liaison

Michael Connell

Music Editor

Peter Cooper

Location Manager

Steve Cropper

Song

Jun Dalawis

Camera Operator

Spencer Davis

Song

David Delina

Special Effects

Larry Dewaay

Coproducer

Joe Digaetano

Special Effects

Delio Dizon

Special Effects

Bob Dylan

Song

Yvonne Eastmond

Accounting Assistant

Lee Electric

Lighting

Martin Evans

Gaffer

Ulysses Formanez

Location Manager

Sylvia Gajardo

Accounting Assistant

Philip Glass

Music

Eric Hanh

Stunts

Steven Harding

Assistant Director

David Hildyard

Sound

Claude Hudson

Unit Manager

Jill James

Assistant

Waylon Jennings

Song Performer

Soc Jose

Assistant Director

David Korda

Executive Producer

Nikolas Korda

Assistant Director

Leonardo Legazpi

Gaffer

Glady Leonardo

Accountant

Dominic Lester

Sound

Calvin Lewis

Song

Rudy Liszczak

Special Effects

Joe Lombardi

Special Effects Coordinator

Paul Lombardi

Special Effects

Archie Ludski

Dialogue Editor

Peter Macdonald

Director Of Photography

Barry Mann

Song

Teddy Martin

Special Effects

Robin Matthews

Assistant

Country Joe Mcdonald

Song

Ken Metcalfe

Casting

Renato Morado

Stunts

David Murphy

Wardrobe

Marcia Nasatir

Producer

Al Neal

Technical Advisor

Robin O'donoghue

Sound

Jerry Offsay

Executive Producer

David Pearson

Boom Operator

Carl Penzabene

Song

Helga Penzabene

Song

Rodger Penzabene Jr.

Song

Rodger Penzabene Sr.

Song

Antonio Peras

Special Effects

Joe Pfaltzgraf

Props

John Pitt

Sound

Gwynn Press

Assistant

Luke Quigley

Grip

Otis Redding

Song Performer

Otis Redding

Song

Larry Reid

Special Effects

William Robinson Jr.

Song

Ernesto C Rojas

Production Supervisor

David W Rose

Assistant Director

Ricardo Santos

Location Manager

Nigel Seal

Other

Percy Sledge

Song Performer

Neville Smallwood

Makeup

Austen Spriggs

Production Designer

Barrett Strong

Song

Peter Tanner

Editor

Mel Tillis

Song

Tip Tipping

Stunt Coordinator

Manny Viterbo

Assistant

Cynthia Weil

Song

Norman Whitfield

Song

Les Wiggins

Sound Editor

Muff Winwood

Song

Stevie Winwood

Song

Annie Wotton

Continuity

Andrew Wright

Song

John Zemansky

Property Master

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Action
War
Release Date
1987
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Philippines

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer August 28, 1987

Released in United States on Video March 2, 1988

Re-released in United States on Video November 9, 1994

Formerly distributed by Vestron Video.

Began shooting October 3, 1986.

Released in United States Summer August 28, 1987

Re-released in United States on Video November 9, 1994

Released in United States on Video March 2, 1988