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.
The deaths of approximately twenty-eight people, who died playing Russian Roulette, were reported as having been influenced by scenes in the movie.
Hey, watch out, Axel. We'll be calling him old fireballs after tonight.
Axel: Fuckin' A.
Michael: Not bad.
When returning to the bar after the hunting trip, they are singing "Drop Kick Me Jesus (Through The Goalposts Of Life))" a Bobby Bare song released in 1976 after the Vietnam War had ended.
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)