R | | Drama, War
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.
Scouts for the film traveled over 100,000 miles by plane, bus, and car to find locations for filming.
Hey, watch out, Axel. We'll be calling him old fireballs after tonight.
Axel: Fuckin' A.
Michael: Not bad.
When Michael comes back from Vietnam he has a full beard while in uniform. He would not have been able to leave Vietnam in uniform until haircut and facial hair complies with uniform regulation AR 670-1.
We gratefully acknowledge the cooperation of our Thai crew in the production of "The Deer Hunter"
English, Russian, Vietnamese, French
$48,979,328 (USA) (31 December 1980)
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