R | | Drama, War
During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.
12 January 2000 | cygnus x-1
10 | derserving of it's status as one of the all time greatest films
i have lost count as to how many times i have watched this movie. i've never grown tired of it since this is a movie ...
War movie staple R. Lee Ermey has an uncredited cameo as a pilot who flies one of the Huey helicopters during the "Flight of the Valkyries" scene, almost a decade before he would gain fame as the drill sergeant in Full Metal Jacket (1987), co-written by Michael Herr who scripted the narration ... ...
Saigon... shit; I'm still only in Saigon... Every time I think I'm gonna wake up back in the jungle.
Willard: When I was home after my first tour, it was worse.
Willard: I'd wake up and there'd be nothing. I hardly said a word to my wife, until I said "yes" to a ...
When Willard is showing a map to LTC Kilgore on the night of the Huey attack, it is impossible for both to see the map because of the light angle caused by the fire. The map must have been completely dark from the actors' point of view.
There are no opening credits in the film. The title can be seen as graffiti in the Kurtz compound late in the film.
English, French, Vietnamese
$96,992 (USA) (5 August 2001)
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