The Deer Hunter (1978)

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Winner of 5 Academy Awards including Best Picture 1978

Directed By Michael Cimino Michael Cimino Starring Robert De Niro Robert De Niro  •  Christopher Walken Christopher Walken  •  Meryl Streep Meryl Streep  •  John Savage John Savage  •  John Cazale John Cazale Genres Anti-War Film  •  Drama  •  Ensemble Film  •  New Hollywood  •  Reunion Films  •  War Drama  •  War Studios &
Academy Award Nominated  •  Academy Award Best Picture Winning  •  National Film Registry  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills  •  StudioCanal  •  Academy Award Best Picture Nominated  •  They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  Arthaus  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies 10th Anniversary Edition  •  Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Nominated  •  BAFTA Award for Best Film Nominated  •  Academy Award Best Cinematography Nominated  •  Time Out: New York's 100 Best Movies of All Time  •  New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Film Winning
Release Info 1978-12-08T00:00:00Z December 8, 1978
Color  •  182 minutes R Rated R
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Comments (4)


Reelz on 1/30/2014 Reply  · 

The most emotionally devastating and heartbreaking film I have ever seen.

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MasterRater on 9/14/2014 Reply  · 

Where the hell was I in 1978 since this went past me?

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malafaya1943 on 12/25/2015 Reply  · 

Reality sometimes is not easy (but necessary) to be seen !!!

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missing_no on 8/7/2021 Reply  · 

A really long film that could have been much shorter. Not much happens and the main gimmick of the film had controversy for a reason. All around fantastic acting and dialogue, but the movie isn't deserving of it's position or reputation. I think parts of Forrest Gump do a much better job even though it's not even trying to be serious or realistic concerning the Vietnam war.

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