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Apocalypse Now

Cast

Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Laurence Fishburne View All


Crew

Francis Ford Coppola (Director), John Milius (Screenplay), Francis Ford Coppola (Screenplay) View All

Released: Aug. 15th, 1979
Runtime: 2 hours, 33 minutes
At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter Kurtz, who has been leading his personal army on illegal guerrilla missions into enemy territory.
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Captain Spaulding
When I think of the greatest films ever made, I think of the films that fill me most with awe and reverence.
The Gunslinger45
This film has one of the greatest production designs in film, not to mention one of the greatest (ie troubled) production histories ever.
Nostromo87
Francis Ford Coppola almost lost his mind, Martin Sheen almost died from a heart attack while filming, Marlon Brando showed up to the set in the Philippines without reading the script or the book it was based upon, Heart of Darkness.
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