Coming Home (1978)

Coming Home (1978)

R 127 minutes
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After a "gung-ho" Marine captain goes to Vietnam, his wife volunteers at a veterans' hospital. There, she begins to develop feelings for one of her patients.
Genres Drama, Romance, War/Western
Director Hal Ashby
Starring Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern, Robert Carradine View More
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Movie Summary

After a "gung-ho" Marine captain goes to Vietnam, his wife volunteers at a veterans' hospital. There, she begins to develop feelings for one of her patients.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Romance, War/Western
Director Hal Ashby
Starring Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern, Robert Carradine, Penelope Milford, Robert Ginty, Ron Amador, Ken Augustine, Cornelius H. Jr. Austin
Studio Name MGM
Release Date 1978
VUDU Release Date 03/19/2009
Rating About Ratings
Running Time 127 minutes
Language English

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