By Michael Sauter
Updated December 16, 1994 at 05:00 AM EST

Fortunes of War

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Set in present-day Thailand, Fortunes of War features ‘Nam movie vets Martin Sheen (Apocalypse Now) and Haing S. Ngor (The Killing But the real star is Salinger, who plays a jaded American relief worker who smuggles rare medicine to a Cambodian warlord. The filmmakers start out plumbing some moral depths but ultimately settle for substandard action fare — in which Salinger blasts his way out of the jungle with machine guns and grenade launchers. Rambo this ain’t.C+

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Fortunes of War

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