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Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe, Forest Whitaker View All


Oliver Stone (Director), Oliver Stone (Screenplay) View All

Release: Dec. 19th, 1986
Runtime: 2 hours
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.
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Being rooted in Stone's own experiences as a soldier during the Vietnam War, Platoon translates that same perspective to film with considerable aplomb.
Platoon takes both the things I love and things I hate about war movies, and uses them at extremes.
The Rodent
A highly philosophical war movie laced with one of the best screenplays and some of the finest acting in any movie of its kind, Platoon is an absolute must see for any movie fan.
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