R | | Drama, War
A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Jeff Bridges was considered for Sergeant Elias.
Oh, man. Is that what I think it is?
Sergeant: All right, you cheese-dicks, welcome to the Nam. Follow me!
The characters in the movie are in the Army, but on the cover, the dog tags that make up the two "O"s in Platoon read USMC.
$241,080 (USA) (21 December 1986)
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