R | | Drama, War
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
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10 | "This is my rifle. There are many like it but this one is mine."
Legendary Stanley Kubrick - probably the most ingenious film-maker of our time - directed only two movies in the 80's....
When scouting for extras, the production offered parts to recently displaced Vietnamese communities living in The U.K. (known then as "Boat People").
Gunnery Sergeant Hartman:
I am Gunnery Sergeant Hartman, your senior drill instructor. From now on you will speak only when spoken to, and the first and last words out of your filthy sewers will be "Sir". Do you maggots understand that?
Recruits: Sir, yes Sir.
Gunnery Sergeant Hartman: Bullshit I can't hear ...
When Gunnery Sgt. Hartman is talking to Pyle and he is laughing there is a 180 break. Its goes from over Hartman's left shoulder in one shot and in the next shot the camera is over Pyle's left shoulder.
$2,217,307 (USA) (28 June 1987)
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