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Platoon
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8.2 IMDB rating

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Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker

Big Harold
John C. McGinley

John C. McGinley

Sgt. O'Neill
Mark Moses

Mark Moses

Lt. Wolfe
Corey Glover

Corey Glover

Francis


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Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone

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Platoon - Trailer - (1986) - HQ

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Platoon Clip - Elias Death Scene

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2 years, 7 months ago at Aug 29 7:07
5 votes
This epic tale of Oliver Stone is not a war movie.It's just a graph of soul.
At no point do not reveal the ultimate aim the rout of Chris and his comrade in arms inside the jungle of Vietnam.Everything seems a futile meandering.
Movie length a fight between good and evil,morality and humanity.
'We'll gonna lose this war' says Elias.But first of all they'll lose mind,soul huma... read more

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6 years, 5 months ago at Nov 3 19:56
2 votes
A superb Vietnam war film packed with characters you might not traditionally associate with the soldier's role. Watching this film through again today, you see a handful of actors who went off on to bigger and better things, including a blink-and-you-miss-him cameo from Johnny Depp. The story-line is memorable and haunting. I remember the scene where the American GI's invade a small Viatnamese vil... read more

Platoon

6 years, 3 months ago at Jan 17 21:09
1 vote
"Are you smoking this shit so's to escape from reality? Me, I don't need this shit. I am reality. There's the way it ought to be, and there's the way it is. Elias was full of shit. Elias was a crusader. Now, I got no fight... with any man who does what he's told. But when he don't, the machine breaks down. And when the machine breaks down, we break down. And I ain't gonna allow that... in any of y... read more
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A gritty and emotional look at the lives of a platoon of American soldiers as they patrol, fight and die in the jungles of Vietnam as seen through the perspective of a young recruit. Two veteran sergeants clash when one of them precipitates a massacre of villagers.
Release date: 6 February 1987
UPC: 012236045403
War (59), Vietnam (32), Drama (30), Action (24), Military (20), Vietnam War (18), 1986 (14), 1980s (13), Usa (11), Jungle (11), Drugs (10), Disturbing (9), Revenge (9), Murder (9), (9), Ambush (8), Army (8), Combat (8), Tarmac (6), Sniper (6)
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