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More information on: Platoon (1986)

120 min.
Rated: 16 Movie-rating:: 8 of 10
Genres: Action, Drama, War,
Director: Oliver Stone
Writer: Oliver Stone
Music: Georges Delerue
Cast: Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe, Forest Whitaker, Kevin Dillon, John C. McGinley, Francesco Quinn, Richard Edson, Reggie Johnson, Keith David, David Neidorf, Mark Moses, Chris Pedersen, Oliver Stone, Tom Berenger, Johnny Depp,
Keywords: vietnam, war, duality, combat, soldier,

Story:Chris Taylor, a young, naive recruit in Vietnam, faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man. Chris soon realizes that there are two wars going on: One against the vietnamese army, the other within his platoon.


Awards:Oscar for Best Picture (1987) - Arnold Kopelson
Oscar for Best Director (1987) - Oliver Stone
Oscar for Best Sound (1987)
Oscar for Best Film Editing (1987) - Claire Simpson
Oscar nomination for Best Actor Support (1987) - Tom Berenger
Oscar nomination for Best Actor Support (1987) - Willem Dafoe
Oscar nomination for Best Writing (1987)- Oliver Stone
Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography (1987) - Robert Richardson
Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture (1987)
Golden Globe for Best Director (1987) - Oliver Stone
Golden Globe for Best Performance Actor Support (1987) - Tom Berenger
Golden Globe nomination for Best Screenplay (1987) - Oliver Stone
Production Companies:Hemdale Film Corporation
Budget:6 Mio. USD
Box Office Gross:138.530565 Mio. USD
Box Office Weekend:0.24108 Mio. USD
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