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

John Wayne's final public appearance was to present the Best Picture Oscar to The Deer Hunter (1978) at The 51st Annual Academy Awards (1979) (TV). It was not a film Wayne was fond of, since it presented a very different view of the Vietnam War than his own movie, The Green Berets (1968), had a decade ... ...


Quotes

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


Goofs

"Stosh" is the Polish nickname for Stanley, not Russian.


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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