Don't end up like me. Do you want me to come home, mow the lawn, put a wheelchair ramp in? I've got another drowning, and I'm not about to let you commit suicide. I love the determination on his part. The only difference between me and that old preacher. Studies of the Navy's experimental diving unit.
We admire your courage, Chief, however misplaced it may be. I'll come back, help mow the hay. If you don't, they'll never salute you the rest of your life. You have three minutes to get your patch hot and hung before the next team comes down. Chief, what the hell's goin' on down there? Carl, what the hell areyou doing? How do you plan to spend your retirement, Chief Brashear? Donny, be a dear lad and get us two scotches.
I told Doc Maddox I'd be done by Friday, and I will. And yet, even as Navy ships-- Come on, Carl. The most gripping scene in the movie is the reverse of the heroism in a lot of military movies. Two table spoons of machine oil. Ladies, this is weekend liberty.
Such details aren't important, compared to the central strength of the film, which shows one American life, lived well and proudly. Advertisement The movie is an old-fashioned biopic, and I mean that as a compliment. I wasn't made for this. He's near dead now, sir. Master Chief Sunday, given your current physical condition. If I may ask, Captain, how would you know? I got my leg back. The Navy diver is not a fighting man.
My kids go to school. They ain't gonna have a colored diver. Charge it when you get where you're going. With Sunday and the camp's commander dead set against Brashear's graduating, his physical skills and steely determination, which he got from his father, see him through. Synopsis This military drama is based on the true story of Carl Brashear, who was the first African-American to serve as a diver in the United States Navy.
Senior Chief Brashear, I hardly think this is the appropriate-- - I want them all to see, sir. Well, maybe you can bring the little w-w-w-woman down one night. I can't live this life again. Warm-hearted Yoon Jae-in is a cheery, bright girl who always maintains a positive attitude despite her poor background. You got you some grit in you, huh? General MacArthur himself smoked this pipe. Topside, this wreck is moving! Underway at this hour is the greatest naval search in human history.
The chief also comes from a dirt-farm background, and has another problem, alcoholism, which tests his marriage to the patient Gwen. Yesterday, he scored a 94 onhis final. How's the water down there? Thinks we're just a bunch of sweaty rednecks she can shake up for the fun of it. He don't give a shit how many one-legged push-ups you can do. Carl, I'd appreciate it if you could find my lost nuke for me. Yes, and to return to the chief's primary concern.
Say it now, who wants to quit? Of those unfortunates that do pass, only three of you will live to reach retirement. Master Chief, no disrespect to the president, but I don't bunk with niggers. And I'll never make Master as a stand by diver. You're out of my program, Snowhill. Give me that spare life line and air hose! This ain't worth dyin' for. That was a long time ago, Chief. What are you, cookie, some kind of goddamn hero? You are a damn deserter.
As a strong swimmer and an enlisted man, this should not be a problem. Your sweet smell hung in every bunk and goddamn shack I ever lived in. I served with him in Leyte Gulf. If it's lost underwater, he finds it. Snowhill's reason is not some noble liberal sentiment, but more simple and personal, and my guess is that this line, of all the dialogue in the movie, is the most likely to have been taken straight from real life.