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Taps 1981
Directed By Harold Becker
Written By Robert Mark Kamen, James Lineberger, Darryl Ponicsan
Cast George C. Scott, Tom Cruise, Timothy Hutton, Sean Penn
Produced By Howard B. Jaffe, Stanley R. Jaffe
Music By Maurice Jarre

United States



Release Date

December 18, 1981


126 Minutes

Rating PG
Distributed By

20th Century Fox

Budget $14,000,000
Gross $35,003,235
Based on Father Sky by Devery Freeman



  • George C. Scott as Harlan Bache
  • Timothy Hutton as Brian Moreland
  • Ronny Cox as Colonel Kerby
  • Sean Penn as Alex Dwyer
  • Tom Cruise as David Shawn
  • Brendan Ward as Charlie Auden
  • Evan Handler as Edward West
  • John P. Navin, Jr. as Derek Mellot
  • Billy Van Zandt as Bug
  • Giancarlo Esposito as J.C. Pierce
  • Donald Kimmel as Billy Harris
  • Tim Riley as Hulk
  • Jeff Rochlin as Shovel
  • Rusty Jacobs as Rusty
  • Tim Wahrer as John Cooper
  • Wayne Tippit as Kevin Moreland



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