R | | Drama, War
A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
In 2007, the American Film Institute ranked this as the #86 Greatest Movie of All Time.
Oh, man. Is that what I think it is?
Sergeant: All right, you cheese-dicks, welcome to the Nam. Follow me!
When the men are playing cards, one of the men is looking at a Playboy from March 1971, despite the film taking place in 1967.
TV version has much of its dialogue redubbed and shots refilmed, replacing such lines as "He thinks he's Jesus F---in' Christ!" with "He thinks he's George Freakin' Washington!"
$241,080 (USA) (21 December 1986)