Dennis Hopper's knockabout direction makes CHASERS an engaging action farce; his intelligence and sensitivity make this modest military comedy more memorable than most.
It's the Fourth of July in Charleston, South Carolina. Navy supply officer Devane (William McNamara) is one day away from discharge; with $150,000 of skimmed money stashed away, he anticipates a leisurely civilian life. Then he's recruited for "chaser" duty: teamed with hard-bitten career
officer Rock (Tom Berenger), he's ordered to retrieve a prisoner from the marine brig at Camp Lejeune and escort the inmate back to Charleston. But Rock's old nemesis, a Camp Lejeune officer (Gary Busey), has ...