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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Trivia

Before the beginning of principal photography began, Michael Deeley had a meeting with Line Producer Robert E. Relyea. Deeley hired Relyea after meeting him on the set of Bullitt (1968), and was impressed with his experience. However, Relyea told Deeley that he would not be able to be the ... ...


Quotes

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


Goofs

Christopher Walken's character's Russian name Nikanor is misspelled as Nikonar in the movie.


Crazy Credits

We gratefully acknowledge the cooperation of our Thai crew in the production of "The Deer Hunter"

Details

Release Date:

23 February 1979

Language

English, Russian, Vietnamese, French


Country of Origin

USA, UK

Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$48,979,328 (USA) (31 December 1980)

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