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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
Release Date 1978-03-09
Runtime 183 minutes
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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "Saw it a while ago, definitely a good and intense movie!"
mary_betancourt shared a tip "1979 Oscar Winner...Michael Cimino as director and Christopher Walker in a supporting role category...."
ivette_baez shared a tip "One of my favorite war films. Top notch cast."
brent_watson shared a tip "Class"
seth_fisher_7519 shared a tip "Probably heat"
sam_greco shared a tip "This is one of the greatest movies ever made. #intense #war #psychological"
tim_neff_5349 shared a tip "Classic war movie."
nikita_novik shared a tip ""It is what it is""
lewis_taylor shared a tip "Friendship of 3 friends from Pennsylvania who go to Vietnam Russian Roulette scene is gnarly to say the least !"
vicki_breitmayer shared a tip "Intense"
tanner_dupre shared a tip "One of my all time favorites. A bit long but very worth it"
max_elia shared a tip "Amazing performance by some talented actors."
Ryansmoviereview shared a tip "Classic. Love the acting"
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."
c_lieb shared a tip "The part that terrified me as a kid was the river cage with rats. Ugh"
kristen_robinson_8562 shared a tip "I had such a visceral reaction the first time I watched it!"
mark_pelini shared a tip "Crazy movie...intense"