A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
- Genre: Drama, War
- Studio: Natant, Stanley Kubrick Productions, Warner Bros. Pictures
- Keyword: suicide, prostitute, helicopter, based on novel or book, journalism, sniper, propaganda, vietnam, vietnam war, recruit, war photographer, war correspondent, boot camp, rescue, jungle, infantry, sergeant, racism, genocide, fighting, platoon, combat, discipline, u.s. marine, obstacle course, military, anti war, mass grave, blanket party
- Cast: Matthew Modine, Adam Baldwin, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey, Dorian Harewood, Arliss Howard