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A group of working-class friends decide to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos -- not the noble venture they imagined. Before they left, Steven married his pregnant girlfriend -- and Michael and Nick were in love with the same woman. But all three are different

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1978-03-09

Runtime 183 minutes

Budget $15m

Revenue $50m


TMDB 8.0


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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "Saw it a while ago, definitely a good and intense movie!"

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mary_betancourt shared a tip "1979 Oscar Winner...Michael Cimino as director and Christopher Walker in a supporting role category...."

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ivette_baez shared a tip "One of my favorite war films. Top notch cast."

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brent_watson shared a tip "Class"

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seth_fisher_7519 shared a tip "Probably heat"

peter_hoffman shared a tip "A must watch."

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sam_greco shared a tip "This is one of the greatest movies ever made. #intense #war #psychological"

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tim_neff_5349 shared a tip "Classic war movie."

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nikita_novik shared a tip ""It is what it is""

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lewis_taylor shared a tip "Friendship of 3 friends from Pennsylvania who go to Vietnam Russian Roulette scene is gnarly to say the least !"

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vicki_breitmayer shared a tip "Intense"

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tanner_dupre shared a tip "One of my all time favorites. A bit long but very worth it"

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max_elia shared a tip "Amazing performance by some talented actors."

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Ryansmoviereview shared a tip "Classic. Love the acting"

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jozette_porter318 shared a tip "Exemplifies why the draft was a terrible idea. There can’t be weak/detrimental men in war or everyone’s in jeopardy."

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c_lieb shared a tip "The part that terrified me as a kid was the river cage with rats. Ugh"

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kristen_robinson_8562 shared a tip "I had such a visceral reaction the first time I watched it!"

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mark_pelini shared a tip "Crazy movie...intense"

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