R | | Drama, War
An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.
Roy Scheider was originally cast as Michael Vronsky, but withdrew from the production two weeks before the start of filming, due to "creative differences". Still obligated to Universal, Scheider reprised his role as Chief Martin Brody in Jaws 2 (1978).
Hey, watch out, Axel. We'll be calling him old fireballs after tonight.
Axel: Fuckin' A.
Michael: Not bad.
During a brief moment, the whole camera crew becomes visible in a shop window.
We gratefully acknowledge the cooperation of our Thai crew in the production of "The Deer Hunter"
The Region 2 Spain DVD is cut for violence.
English, Russian, Vietnamese, French
$48,979,328 (USA) (31 December 1980)