Platoon

As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

Directed by: Oliver Stone Gerry Toomey H. Gordon Boos Tim Minear Pepito Diaz Susan Malerstein
Genres: Drama, War, Action,
Production Company: Hemdale Film Corporation, Cinema 86, Cinema 84,

Platoon - The first casualty of war is innocence. - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 19-12-1986
  • Runtime: 120 Minutes
  • Popularity: 23.05
  • Vote Count: 2,910
  • IMDB Rating: 7.7
  • Budget: USD 6,000,000
  • Revenue: USD 138,530,565
  • Region: United States of America ( US ), United Kingdom ( GB ),
  • Homepage: N/A






Photo Name Character
Charlie Sheen - Azwaad Movie Database Charlie Sheen Chris
Willem Dafoe - Azwaad Movie Database Willem Dafoe Sgt. Elias
Johnny Depp - Azwaad Movie Database Johnny Depp Lerner
Forest Whitaker - Azwaad Movie Database Forest Whitaker Big Harold
Tom Berenger - Azwaad Movie Database Tom Berenger Staff Sergeant Bob Barnes
Keith David - Azwaad Movie Database Keith David King
Francesco Quinn - Azwaad Movie Database Francesco Quinn Rhah
Kevin Dillon - Azwaad Movie Database Kevin Dillon Bunny
John C. McGinley - Azwaad Movie Database John C. McGinley Sgt. O'Neill
Reggie Johnson - Azwaad Movie Database Reggie Johnson Junior
Photo Name Department
Robert Richardson-Camera Robert Richardson Camera (Director of Photography)
Oliver Stone-Writing Oliver Stone Writing (Screenplay)
Oliver Stone-Directing Oliver Stone Directing (Director)
A. Kitman Ho-Production A. Kitman Ho Production (Co-Producer)
Derek Gibson-Production Derek Gibson Production (Executive Producer)
John Daly-Production John Daly Production (Executive Producer)
Charles Grenzbach-Sound Charles Grenzbach Sound (Sound Re-Recording Mixer)
Georges Delerue-Sound Georges Delerue Sound (Original Music Composer)
Georges Delerue-Sound Georges Delerue Sound (Conductor)
Greg Dillon-Sound Greg Dillon Sound (Sound Editor)

See Full Cast & Crew of Platoon


tricksy

Platoon is a must see. The film that put Stone on the map, Platoon is considered by Vietnam Vets as the most realistic. But in keeping the maxim of giving credit where credit is due, much of the success of Platoon belongs to military adviser Captain Dale Dye, who has been linked to pretty much every great war movie in the last twenty years. Much accolades to Tom Berenger as well, whose performance as Sgt. Barnes is the tour de force of his career. With a great script, great performances, and awesome cinematography, Platoon is a surefire classic.

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