Platoon (1986)

R   |    |  Drama, War

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A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

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  • Willem Dafoe in Platoon (1986)
  • Johnny Depp in Platoon (1986)
  • Charlie Sheen in Platoon (1986)
  • Charlie Sheen in Platoon (1986)
  • Willem Dafoe in Platoon (1986)
  • Willem Dafoe in Platoon (1986)

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Did You Know?


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 ... ...


Pvt. Gardner: 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.


Release Date:

6 February 1987


English, Vietnamese

Country of Origin


Box Office


$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$241,080 (USA) (21 December 1986)


$138,530,565 (USA)

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