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An Officer and a Gentleman: Collector's Edition

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With its retro plot about a hardscrabble naval cadet and his factory-girl flame, this ’80s hit could have easily been made in the ’40s. Ah, but not with all that hot sex. Clothed or unclothed, Richard Gere and Debra Winger are mighty captivating in this collector’s edition of An Officer and a Gentleman. EXTRAS Five new docs plus commentary from director Taylor Hackford, who says he realized that the final scene where Gere sweeps Winger off her feet — originally resisted by the studio — would work when real factory women were moved to tears. B

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