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Full Metal Jacket


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MPAA Rating: R
Genre: Drama, War
Director: Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick's take on the Vietnam War follows smart-aleck Private Davis, quickly christened ''Joker'' by his foul-mouthed drill sergeant, and pudgy Private Lawrence, nicknamed ''Gomer Pyle,'' as they endure the rigors of basic training. Though Pyle takes a frightening detour, Joker graduates to the Marine Corps and is sent to Vietnam as a journalist, covering -- and eventually participating in -- the bloody Battle of Hué.

Cast :

  • Matthew Modine
  • Private Joker (Private/Sergeant J.T. Davis)/Narrator
  • Adam Baldwin
  • Animal Mother
  • Vincent D'Onofrio
  • Private Gomer Pyle (Leonard Lawrence)
  • R. Lee Ermey
  • Gunnery Sergeant Hartman, Drill Instructor
  • Dorian Harewood
  • Private Eightball
  • Arliss Howard
  • Private Cowboy
  • Kevyn Major Howard
  • Private Rafterman
  • Ed O'Ross
  • Lieutenant Walter J. "Touchdown" Tinoshky
Producers :
Philip Hobbs , Stanley Kubrick
Writers :
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