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Full Metal Jacket

Cast

Matthew Modine, Adam Baldwin, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey View All


Crew

Stanley Kubrick (Director), Michael Herr (Screenplay), Stanley Kubrick (Screenplay), Gustav Hasford (Screenplay) View All

Released: May 31st, 1987
Runtime: 1 hour, 56 minutes
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
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Cobpyth
Exactly 30 years prior to this film, Kubrick made the very effective "anti-war" film, Paths of Glory.
MovieMeditation
I loved and loathed being on the verbal shooting range of sergeant Hartman as he slowly but surely turned these young boys into bareboned killer machines, and I equally found interest in seeing the different effects that war can have on you in the second part of the film.
hello101
Full Metal Jacket is a fantastic film for its various performances and not so black and white take on war, among other things.
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