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.
Before the beginning of principal photography began, Michael Deeley had a meeting with Line Producer Robert E. Relyea. Deeley hired Relyea after meeting him on the set of Bullitt (1968), and was impressed with his experience. However, Relyea told Deeley that he would not be able to be the ... ...
Hey, watch out, Axel. We'll be calling him old fireballs after tonight.
Axel: Fuckin' A.
Michael: Not bad.
The deer that Michael shoots is an Asian Red deer and not indigenous to North America.
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)
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