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Stanley Kubrick visits Vietnam. Follow a few Marines from training on Paris Island to fighting in the Tet Offensive. With Matthew Modine, Adam Baldwin, Dorian Harewood, Lee Ermey and Vincent D`Onofrio. Based on the short but powerful novel 'The Short Timers' by Gustav Hasford. War is hell, even when filmed in England.

Year: 1987
Genre: War and Anti-War Films, Best of the 1980s, Empire Mag's Greatest 201, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die)
Country: UK, USA
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Starring: Ed O'Ross, Kevyn Major Howard, R Lee Ermey, Dorian Harewood, Vincent D'Onofrio, Matthew Modine, Arliss Howard, Adam Baldwin
Duration: 112 Minutes
Rating: R16 - Contains offensive language.
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