A squad of National Guards on an isolated weekend exercise in the Louisiana swamp must fight for their lives when they anger local Cajuns by stealing their canoes. Without live ammunition and in a strange country, their experience begins to mirror the Vietnam experience.

  1. Walter Hill

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Michael Kane


  3. David Giler


Top Billed Cast

  1. Keith Carradine

    Keith Carradine

    Pfc. Spencer

  2. Powers Boothe

    Powers Boothe

    Cpl. Charles Hardin

  3. Fred Ward

    Fred Ward

    Cpl. Lonnie Reece

  4. Franklyn Seales

    Pfc. Simms

  5. T. K. Carter

    T. K. Carter


Full Cast & Crew

Southern Comfort
Southern Comfort



Status Released

Release Information

  • September 25, 1981


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 45m

Budget -

Revenue -



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