R | | Drama, War
A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Roger Ebert said in his review: "François Truffaut once said that it was impossible to make an anti-war film; that the act of depicting war, glorified it and ended up making it look like fun. I wish he had lived to see Platoon. Here is a movie shot at the ground level, from ... ...
Oh, man. Is that what I think it is?
Sergeant: All right, you cheese-dicks, welcome to the Nam. Follow me!
After the first firefight, the blood "M" the medic puts on Private Gardner's forehead disappears.
$241,080 (USA) (21 December 1986)
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