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A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1987-06-26

Runtime 117 minutes

Budget $30m

Revenue $46m


TMDB 8.1


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the_girl_abides shared a tip "One of my favorite films of all time, but one I rarely rewatch. Great story but not an easy one."

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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "Just a very well done movie about the Vietnam War!"

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lou_g shared a tip "Sgt. Gunny will forever be engrained in my memory as one of the great performances of film that spawned memes for decades."

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carla_craddock shared a tip "Vincent D’onofrio. That is all. That is everything."

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jef_lawrence shared a tip "No comment"

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beadzombie shared a tip "Not usually the type of movie I like, but it was exceptional."

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Kind_Taye shared a tip "How to properly glorify Warfare."

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josh_vinal shared a tip "It's the perfect date night movie!"

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mohammad_motaharisn shared a tip "Worth to watch many times"

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michael_mayhew shared a tip "You have to watch this.Kill Kill Kill"

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taurus_knight shared a tip "My favorite war film me love it long time!!!"

russell_shepherd shared a tip "I liked this movie very much since I like military and war movies. It has a dark side though. Horrific reality is a possibility."

kevin_ogletree shared a tip "Great war/ drama. Classic military film all star cast."

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betty_wojnar shared a tip "Great historical Drama"

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jack_dunn_1159 shared a tip "My favorite war movie."

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tasha_bryant shared a tip "Way too many to name with this one. The bathroom scene comes to mind first."

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ashton_haskell shared a tip "YESSS"

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jesper_moray shared a tip "Uh watch it...it’s Stanley Kubick"

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aekam_chahal shared a tip "interesting take on the horrors of the Vietnam War"

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jeanette_robinson_8247 shared a tip "The best war movie made"

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shaun_funches shared a tip "Classic war drama"

melvyn_carrion shared a tip "Me so hxxxy mi love movie long time"

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