R | | Drama, War
A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Aside from editing the film (and winning an Oscar for her work), Claire Simpson also suggested to Oliver Stone that he use Samuel Barber's "Adagio for Strings" over some of the more emotional footage.
Oh, man. Is that what I think it is?
Sergeant: All right, you cheese-dicks, welcome to the Nam. Follow me!
During the ambush scene where PVT Gardner shows PVT Taylor a picture of his girl back home, the calendar in his wallet doesn't match 1967. More than likely its a calendar from 1986, the year of production.
$241,080 (USA) (21 December 1986)
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