1979   USA Apocalypse Now
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Director:Francis Ford Coppola
Writer:Joseph Conrad, John Milius, Francis Ford Coppola, Michael Herr
IMDb Rating:8.6 (206,770 votes)
Awards:Won 2 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 32 nominations
Duration:153 min
Francis Ford Coppola  ...  (Director)
Joseph Conrad, John Milius, Francis Ford Coppola, Michael Herr  ...  (Writer)
Marlon Brando  ...  Colonel Walter E. Kurtz
Martin Sheen  ...  Captain Benjamin L. Willard
Robert Duvall  ...  Lieutenant Colonel Bill Kilgore
Frederic Forrest  ...  Jay 'Chef' Hicks
Sam Bottoms  ...  Lance B. Johnson
Laurence Fishburne  ...  Tyrone 'Clean' Miller
Albert Hall  ...  Chief Phillips
Harrison Ford  ...  Colonel Lucas
Dennis Hopper  ...  Photojournalist
G.D. Spradlin  ...  General Corman
Jerry Ziesmer  ...  Jerry, Civilian
Scott Glenn  ...  Lieutenant Richard M. Colby
Bo Byers  ...  MP Sergeant #1
James Keane  ...  Kilgore's Gunner
Kerry Rossall  ...  Mike from San Diego
Vittorio Storaro  ...  Cinematographer
Comments: No denying it. So much passion went into the making of this film it drips off the screen.


Summary: Based on Joseph Conrad's Heart Of Darkness, this is a controversial addition to the multitude of Vietnam war movies in existence. Set in 1969 Vietnam, we follow U.S. Special Forces Captain Willard on his mission up a river into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Green Beret who has set himself up as a God among a local tribe.

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