Platoon (1986)

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A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.


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Trivia

Oliver Stone wrote the first draft of Platoon in 1971, and sent it to Jim Morrison in hopes that he would play the part Charlie Sheen would ultimately play. Morrison had the script on him when he was found dead in Paris. It is unknown whether he would have been cast, had he lived. ... ...


Quotes

Pvt. Gardner: Oh, man. Is that what I think it is?
Sergeant: All right, you cheese-dicks, welcome to the Nam. Follow me!


Goofs

When leaving the burning village, SSG. Barnes' left eye is black. When he and Sgt. Elias return to base camp and have a discussion with the Captain, Barnes' right eye is black.

Details

Release Date:

6 February 1987

Language

English, Vietnamese


Country of Origin

UK, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$241,080 (USA) (21 December 1986)

Gross:

$138,530,565 (USA)

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