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Platoon (1986)  link to Platoon on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1046

poster Platoon

IMDb Rating:
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8.1/10 (354477 votes)

Country: USA, 120 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, Vietnamese

Genre(s): Drama, War

Director(s): Oliver Stone

Storyline:
Chris Taylor is a young, naive American who gives up college and volunteers for combat in Vietnam. Upon arrival, he quickly discovers that his presence is quite nonessential, and is considered insignificant to the other soldiers, as he has not fought for as long as the rest of them and felt the effects of combat. Chris has two non-commissioned officers, the ill-tempered and indestructible Staff Sergeant Robert Barnes and the more pleasant and cooperative Sergeant Elias Grodin. A line is drawn between the two NCOs and a number of men in the platoon when an illegal killing occurs during a village raid. As the war continues, Chris himself draws towards psychological meltdown. And as he struggles for survival, he soon realizes he is fighting two battles, the conflict with the enemy and the conflict between the men within his platoon.

Cast:

photo Tom Berenger Tom Berenger Sgt. Barnes
photo Keith David Keith David King
photo Willem Dafoe Willem Dafoe Sgt. Elias
photo Forest Whitaker Forest Whitaker Big Harold
photo Francesco Quinn Francesco Quinn Rhah

Medium: Media file,

Location: [Seagate Expansion Drive]G:\Movies\P\Platoon (1986).avi

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1