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Platoon (1986)

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Forest Whitaker Forest Whitaker
Big Harold
Kevin Dillon Kevin Dillon
Bunny
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

14 years, 4 months ago at Jan 18 3:09
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"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

A great movie

11 years, 5 months ago at Dec 20 17:05
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In my opinion, it is pure and simply the best movie about the Vietnam war. It might even be my favorite war movie. I mean, there are some other pretty good movies about the Vietnam war, like ‘Full Metal Jacket’ for example, but this flick is just way better than the rest in my opinion. The making-off was already the stuff of legend. Indeed, the actors spent 2 weeks in a boot camp to get into t... read more

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3 months, 2 weeks ago at Feb 3 20:53
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One of the most emotionally powerful and realistic depictions of the Vietnam war. This is anti-war cinema at its finest alongside Terrence Malick's 'The Thin Red Line.' Oliver Stone successfully includes several instances of war crimes and crimes against humanity the US military committed towards innocent Vietnamese civilians that regularly happens and still happening today in the Iraq war.
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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
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