Full Metal Jacket

Stanley Kubrick's 1987, penultimate film seemed to a lot of people to be contrived and out of touch with the '80s vogue for such intensely realistic portrayals of the Vietnam War as Platoon and The Deer Hunter. Certainly, Kubrick gave audiences plenty of reason to wonder why he made the film at all…






Gunnery Sergeant Hartman:
What's your name fat-body?

Private Gomer Pyle:
Sir, Leonard Lawrence, sir.

Gunnery Sergeant Hartman:
Lawrence? Lawrence what of Arabia?

Private Gomer Pyle:
Sir, No, sir.

Gunnery Sergeant Hartman:
That name sounds like royalty are you royalty?

Private Gomer Pyle:
Sir, No, sir.

Gunnery Sergeant Hartman:
Do you suck dicks?

Private Gomer Pyle:
Sir, No, sir.

Gunnery Sergeant Hartman:
Bullshit. I bet you could suck a golfball through a garden hose.

Private Gomer Pyle:
Sir, No, sir.

Gunnery Sergeant Hartman:
I don't like the name Lawrence, only faggots and sailors are called Lawrence. From now on you're Gomer Pyle.

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