Platoon (1986)

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The first casualty of war is innocence.

Directed By Oliver Stone Starring Charlie Sheen  •  Tom Berenger  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Keith David Genres Action  •  Anti-War Film  •  Combat Films  •  Drama  •  War  •  War Drama Studios &
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Academy Award Nominated  •  Academy Award Best Picture Winning  •  Orion Pictures  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills  •  Academy Award Best Picture Nominated  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies 10th Anniversary Edition  •  Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Nominated  •  Independent Spirit Award for Best Film Winning  •  Academy Award Best Cinematography Nominated  •  Independent Spirit Award for Best Film Nominated  •  Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture Drama Winning
Release Info December 24, 1986
Color  •  120 minutes R Rated R
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smatticus

smatticus on 5/16/2013 Reply  · 

This is probably my favourite war film, but it seems to get continually shafted by everyone else in the world apart from Roger Ebert. I'm having a hard time understanding why; I'm not saying that i don't understand why people like other war films more (FMJ, SPR, AN etc), i just don't understand why a lot of people seem to neglect Platoon altogether. Any thoughts?

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Eagleskywalker87

Eagleskywalker87 on 7/12/2017 Reply  · 

I completely agree! It's incredibly well made, emotional, and gritty! I never understood why so many people hate on it.

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