Platoon (1986)

R  |   |  Drama, War


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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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  • Tom Berenger and Willem Dafoe in Platoon (1986)
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  • Willem Dafoe in Platoon (1986)
  • Willem Dafoe in Platoon (1986)
  • Charlie Sheen in Platoon (1986)

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Trivia

Oliver Stone remembered that while casting the movie, Kris Kristofferson was thrown around by some as a potential Sergeant Elias, since he was in real-life close to the character in type, and had been an Airborne Ranger. Stone, however, was not keen, as Kristofferson was "way ... ...


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

In the opening credits, the military technical advisor Captain Dale Dye is mistakenly credited as belonging to the US Marine "Corp." instead of "Corps". The "US Marine Corps" is a military organization, not a corporation.

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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