R | | Drama, War
A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Special packs of Marlboro cigarettes were made for the movie on the insistence of Oliver Stone, who wanted the cherry-red color on the pack to more closely match those made during the late 1960s.
Oh, man. Is that what I think it is?
Sergeant: All right, you cheese-dicks, welcome to the Nam. Follow me!
When they board the UH-1 Huey near the church right before the scene where Sgt Elias gets chased, a Philippine Air Force insignia can be seen on the tail boom of the helicopter. The PAF did not operate in Vietnam.
$241,080 (USA) (21 December 1986)