R | | Drama, War
A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
28 April 2004 | Mark Davies (email@example.com)
Perfection... or as close to it as we're ever likely to see
Its hard to know where to start with such a breathtaking film. Oliver Stone's Platoon is quite simply the best Vietnam...
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 ... ...
Oh, man. Is that what I think it is?
Sergeant: All right, you cheese-dicks, welcome to the Nam. Follow me!
Some of Sgt. Barnes's scars on his body can be seen partially peeling off.
$241,080 (USA) (21 December 1986)
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