Taps

1981

Harold Becker
Director

What starts off looking like a celebration of military youthfulness happily derails into darker territory as a group of miltary cadets stage a coup. Cracking performances from Hutton and Cruise, I'm puzzled as to why this is not more popular. Recommended.


25th December 1981
Cinema






12th February 1982
Cinema





Taps
5th March 2002
DVD




1.85:1


12th September 2006
DVD




1.85:1




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George C. Scott
General Harlan Bache
Timothy Hutton
Brian Moreland
Timothy Hutton
Cadet Major Brian Moreland
Ronny Cox
Colonel Kerby
Sean Penn
Alex Dwyer
Tom Cruise
David Shawn
Brendan Ward
Charlie Auden
Evan Handler
Edward West
John P. Navin Jr.
Derek Mellott
Giancarlo Esposito
J.C. Pierce
Billy Van Zandt
Bug
Donald Kimmel
Billy Harris
Tim Wahrer
Cadet Major John Cooper
Tim Riley
Hulk
Jeff Rochlin
Shovel
Rusty Jacobs
Rusty
Wayne Tippit
Master Sergeant Kevin Moreland
Jess Osuna
Dean Ferris
Steven Ryan
Marshal
Jay Gregory
Interviewer
Karen Braga
Woman Announcer
Ralph Drischell
Stewart
Thomas Medearis
Male Clerk
Amelia Romano
Mrs. Malloy
Sheila Marra
Lori Cable
Michael Longfield
Deputy / Townie (as L. Michael Craig)
Arnie Mazer
Townie
Chris Hagan
Townie
Lou Milione
Cadet
Eugene Krumenacker
Cadet
John McBrearty
Cadet
David McGinley
Cadet
Frank Chambers
Cadet
John Faucher
Cadet
John Newmuis
Cadet
Declan Weir
Cadet
Paul Lyons
Cadet
Ryan Helm
Cadet
Tom Hutchinson
Cadet
Tom Klunis
Parent
Brenda Currin
Parent
Jeanne Fisher
Parent
Robena Rogers
Parent
M. James Arnett
Parent
John Rittenhouse
Townie
John Sparano
Cadet
Jane Cecil
secretary
James Handy
Sheriff
Earl Hindman
Lieutenant Hanson
Phil Idrissi
Cadet in Parade
Matthew Kenna
Townie
Tom Leonard
Tank Driver
Gary McCleery
Townie
Elizabeth Perry
Parent
David Reed
Townie
John Taylor
Cadet