R | | Drama, War
A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Based on Oliver Stone's personal experience during the Vietnam War, and based on a screenplay he finished around 1971. Numerous studios passed on it, until he finally got approval, and starting filming in early 1986.
Oh, man. Is that what I think it is?
Sergeant: All right, you cheese-dicks, welcome to the Nam. Follow me!
During the opening credits, when the men are first hiking through the jungle, Big Harold slips and rolls down a hillside towards the camera. You can see the camera operator's hand in the bottom right corner of the screen trying to stop the actor's fall.
$241,080 (USA) (21 December 1986)
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