R | | Drama, War
During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.
There are no opening credits or titles. The title appears late in the film, as graffiti which reads, "Our motto: Apocalypse Now." The film could not be copyrighted as "Apocalypse Now" unless the title was seen in the film.
Saigon... shit; I'm still only in Saigon... Every time I think I'm gonna wake up back in the jungle.
Willard (voice-over): When I was home after my first tour, it was worse.
Willard (voice-over): I'd wake up and there'd be nothing. I hardly said a word to my wife, until I said "yes" to a ...
"Canned Heat" is painted on the armor of the aft .50 MG. It appears and disappears throughout the film.
There are no opening credits in the film. The title can be seen as graffiti in the Kurtz compound late in the film.
English, French, Vietnamese
$96,992 (USA) (5 August 2001)
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