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The Deer Hunter


Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Cazale, John Savage View All


Deric Washburn (Screenplay), Michael Cimino (Screenplay), Michael Cimino (Director) View All

Release: Mar. 9th, 1978
Runtime: 3 hours, 3 minutes
A group of working-class friends decides to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos -- not the noble venture they imagined. Before they left, Steven married his pregnant girlfriend -- and Michael and Nick were in love with the same woman. But all three are different men upon their return.
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Iíve got nothing but love for this movie. One can argue that the story was a bit slow to start with, but, to me, that didnít hurt the movie at all..
While the focus is obviously on the main characters, and specifically Mike, the film gives each character a moment--even if it's just a short, quiet sob alone in a kitchen--and it's a compliment to the entire supporting cast that all of the characters feel real and the connections between the larger....
This is not my favorite movie about the Vietnam War - that would be Apocalypse Now or Full Metal Jacket - but it is one of the best, not to mention one of the most honest portrayals of the Vietnam war or any other war at home.
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