I don't hear anyone welcomin' Bosun's Mate Brashear. Brashear 1931-2006 , who joined the U. You're gonna have-- A real. And that is why the only men that get through my course. Ifheshouldfall, he will fallin such amanner. IfI'djustbeena couple ofminutes earlier, he'dbebreathin'now! I'll pack up and report to the deck department-- You'rejust there to swim. You made a big mistake, walking in here, cookie.
I told Doc Maddox I'd be done by Friday, and I will. Ifhe's lucky, he will dieyoung feet beneath the waves, for that is the closest he will ever get to being a hero! I will grantyou your hearing on one condition, hmm? Soul Food reduces Brashear's achievement to a succession of clichés, forcing Gooding and De Niro to battle sentiment with their noteworthy performances. Locked bulkheads, dead bodies everywhere. Friday evening was choir practice. Goddamn, I feel like singin', man. Carl Brashear: Sir I am reporting here for diving school! You have three minutes to getyour patch hot and hung before the next team comes down. You werejust waiting for the moment.
Ifhe's lucky, he'll dieyoung feet beneath the waves. There's six men still breathin' today, 'cause I led 'em out ofthat fi re room. Made by movie fans, for movie fans. I heard you and Mama talkin'. Hell, it ain't even been two. Why doyou want this so badly? What areyou, cookie, some kind ofgoddamn hero? Master Chief, it looks like the ship slid down.
. You were captain ofthe swim team, weren'tyou? This is the second feature by. Boy, you in good with Captain Pullman now. I would, however not be here today were it not for our greatest tradition of all. I got no room in my class for heroes or stutterin' swim champs.
When Brashear applies for diving school, he first encounters Master Chief Billy Sunday Robert De Niro , a gruff and tyrannical diving instructor who holds absolute sway over his charges. Imade Seaman, which is Navy foraglorifiieddeckhand. Men of Honor presents a great role model for younger viewers, yet it's rated R due to abundant use of the F word. The struggle for Carl to get to his feet takes minutes. Four hours and nine minutes. Pappy blew a gasket when the son ofa bitch passed you.
It's gonna take time to heal. Actor: Captain Hanks, I have spent most of my life in the Navy trying only to succeed. As he supervised from the ship, a line broke, sending a heavy steel pipe hurtling toward the men on deck. You're out ofmy program, Snowhill. And if he should fall, he will fall in such a manner as to cover up his rank so that passerbyers will think he is an officer. Doyou honestly feel that as a man-- You're almost. Hell, Idon'tknow whyanybody would want tobea Navy diver.
Underwayat this houris thegreatest navalsearch in humanhistory. He wrote to the Navy diving school, asking for admittance. I'm trying, but it'sjust too tight. However, if he should drink he shall not get drunk. Moments before impact, the bomber's crew. DocMaddox is gonnabring in another family, where thekids work too. Somebody tell me whatjust happened? There was a preacher by the same name who cleaned up Chicago of all the whoring spics, drunken wops and motherfucking niggers that was making that place unfit for decent white folks to live.
Men of Honor is a movie about two brave divers in the United States Navy who stand together in opposition of racism in 1950's America. And ifhe should stagger, he shall not fall! After being transferred to Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Virginia, Mr. No, sir, I didn't know that. Brashear's test is rigged to make it almost impossible to pass. If it is lost underwater, he finds it. Forget to exhale on the way up, and your lungs explode. Well, maybeyou can bring the little w-w-w-woman down one night.
Recruiter say fi rst leave come in September. They too have made sacrifices. You wanna do me a favor? To graduate from diving school, divers take a test where they have to assemble the pieces of a pump while working more or less in the dark, underwater. Gonna snap like a match stick. They still got me standin' here, slavin' over a hot grill next toyou.
You're the fastestdamnswimmer on this ship, and you have got the balls to back it up. Three -megaton warheads parachutedto Earth. The Navy was more welcoming, and he enlisted in February 1948. What saywe go on into town and get us a nice cold one? For the next three years, he studied every moment he was not on duty, and in 1963 was readmitted. Harry Truman had integrated the services, but the Navy was slow to change, and blacks were guided toward two job choices: They could become cooks or officers' valets. You wanted to fight that man.