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.
Each of the six principal male characters in the movie carried a photo in their back pocket of them all together as children, so as to enhance the sense of camaraderie amongst them. As well as this, Michael Cimino had the Props Department fashion complete ... ...
Hey, watch out, Axel. We'll be calling him old fireballs after tonight.
Axel: Fuckin' A.
Michael: Not bad.
The level of Michael's beer while he is leaning against the post at the wedding reception goes up after he drinks.
We gratefully acknowledge the cooperation of our Thai crew in the production of "The Deer Hunter"
English, Russian, Vietnamese, French
$48,979,328 (USA) (31 December 1980)