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Johnny Got His Gun (1971) Reviews

May 11, 2009

Johnny Got His Gun

Johnny Got His Gun is one of the most emotionally devastating films you’re likely to see. You won’t soon forget it, and that’s either going to spur you on to some useful introspection or drive you a little mad. That’s the sign of masterful writing, and Trumbo’s singular achievement. –DVD Talk, April 17th 2009

A young American soldier (Timothy Bottoms) is wounded by a mortar shell on the last day of World War I. He lies in a hospital bed as a quadruple amputee who has (more…)