Tab Hunter (Andy L. Shaeffer)Natalie Wood (Susan Daniels)Jessie Royce Landis (Mrs. Madeline Shaeffer)Jim Backus (Sgt. Hanna)Henry Jones (Hanson)Murray Hamilton (Sgt. Clyde)Alan King (Maguire)James Garner (Preston)David Janssen (Capt. Genaro)Vinton Hayworth (Arthur Shaeffer)Budd Knapp (Congressman Hardison)Les Johnson (Lt. Taylor)Raymond Bailey (General)Florenz Ames (Mr. Hillaby)Fredd Wayne (Sgt. Sheridan)Ronald Anton (Young Boy)Sammy Armaro (Taxi Driver)Bill Baldwin (Football Game Announcer)
Privileged college student Andy Shaeffer is a mama's boy who flunks out of school and is drafted by the army where he becomes a real man, to the astonishment of everyone.