The Deer Hunter (1978)

R  |   |  Drama, War


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An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.


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  • Robert De Niro and Christopher Walken in The Deer Hunter (1978)
  • Robert De Niro in The Deer Hunter (1978)
  • Meryl Streep in The Deer Hunter (1978)
  • The Deer Hunter (1978)
  • Robert De Niro in The Deer Hunter (1978)

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Trivia

Roy Scheider was originally cast as Michael Vronsky but withdrew from the production two weeks before the start of filming due to 'creative differences'. Still obligated to Universal, Scheider reprised his role as Brody in Jaws 2 (1978).


Quotes

Michael: Hey, watch out, Axel. We'll be calling him old fireballs after tonight.
Axel: Fuckin' A.
Michael: Not bad.


Goofs

The level of Michael's beer while he is leaning against the post at the wedding reception goes up after he drinks.

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