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Winner of 4 Academy Awardsr, including Best Picture, and based on the first-hand experience of Oscarr-winning director Oliver Stone, Platoon is powerful, intense and starkly brutal. "Harrowingly realistic and completely convincing" (Leonard Maltin), it is "a dark, unforgettable memorial" (The Washington Post) to every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. Chris Taylor (Charlie Sheen) is a young, naive American who, upon his arrival in Vietnam, quickly discovers that he must do battle not only with the Viet Cong, but also with the gnawing fear, physical exhaustion and intense anger growing within him. While his two commanding officers (Oscarr-nominated Tom Berenger and Willem Dafoe) draw a fine line between the war they wage against the enemy and the one they fight with each other, the conflict, chaos and hatred permeate Taylor, suffocating his realities and numbing his feelings to man's highest value life.
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This movie is a classic already had the DVD release but leave the Blu-Ray edition told me that this is no time to have it improved and a good sound 100% recommended if you're a... Read morePublished 11 days ago by Jose Miguel
Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe and Charlie Sheen starred in this brilliant tome about war, in particular Vietnam. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Beantown Jim
the film remains one of the best 'Vietnam' movies ever.
'Oliver Stone' is one of the most accomplished director's with movies
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Classic, a favorite I've seen this a half dozen time now great movie.Published 17 days ago by Stu Wilson