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1986-12-19 | Drama / War

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As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Director: Oliver Stone
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe

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Platoon FAQ

The genre of Platoon is Drama,War,Action.
On April 22, 2021, there were 5295 public reaction to Platoon including for heartbroken viewers, great to watch alone, for when you want to cry, healing, anti-love.
The release date of Platoon is December 19, 1986.
The director of Platoon is Oliver Stone.
Platoon won 1987 Academy Awards, USA, 1987 Golden Globes, USA, 1988 BAFTA Awards, 1987 Berlin International Film Festival, 2019 National Film Preservation Board, USA, 2015 Online Film & Television Association, 1988 ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards, 1988 Awards of the Japanese Academy, 1988 Political Film Society, USA, 1987 American Cinema Editors, USA and 5 others.
The casts of Platoon are Charlie Sheen starring as Chris, Willem Dafoe starring as Sgt. Elias, Johnny Depp starring as Lerner, Forest Whitaker starring as Big Harold, Tom Berenger starring as Staff Sergeant Bob Barnes, Keith David starring as King.
The certification of Platoon is R.
The revenue of Platoon was 138,530,565 USD.
On April 22, 2021, the IMDB rating of Platoon is 8.1/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 87/100, Metacritic rating is 92/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man..
The runtime of Platoon is 120 minutes.