Greetings (1968 film)

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Directed byBrian De Palma
Produced byBrian De Palma
Charles Hirsch
Written byBrian De Palma
Charles Hirsch
StarringJonathan Warden
Robert De Niro
Gerrit Graham
Allen Garfield
Roz Kelly
Peter Maloney
Rutanya Alda
Megan McCormick
Music byEric Kaz
J. Stephen Soles
Artie Traum
CinematographyRobert Fiore
Edited byBrian De Palma
West End Films
Distributed bySigma III Corporation
Release date
  • December 15, 1968 (1968-12-15)
Running time
88 minutes
CountryUnited States

Greetings is a 1968 film directed by Brian De Palma. A satirical film about men avoiding the Vietnam War draft, it features a young Robert De Niro in his first major role.

It was the first film to receive an X rating by the MPAA, although it was later given an R rating.

De Niro reprised the character of Jon Rubin in the 1970 film Hi, Mom! also directed by De Palma. The film was entered into the 19th Berlin International Film Festival, where it won a Silver Bear award.[1]


  • Robert De Niro – Jon Rubin
  • Jonathan Warden – Paul Shaw
  • Gerrit Graham – Lloyd Clay
  • Richard Hamilton – Pop Artist
  • Megan McCormick – Marina
  • Tina Hirsch – Tina (as Bettina Kugel)
  • Jack Cowley – Fashion Photographer
  • Jane Lee Salmons – Model
  • Ashley Oliver – Bronx Secretary
  • Melvin Morgulis – 'Rat' Vendor
  • Cynthia Peltz – Divorcee
  • Peter Maloney – Earl Roberts
  • Rutanya Alda – Linda (Shoplifter) (as Ruth Alda)
  • Ted Lescault – Bookstore Manager
  • Mona Feit – Mystic

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Berlinale 1969: Prize Winners". Retrieved 2010-03-06.

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