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Apocalypse Now (1979)

R 153 min - Drama, War - 15 August 1979
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At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter Kurtz, who has been leading his personal army on illegal guerrilla missions into enemy territory.

Director:  Francis Ford Coppola
Writers:  Michael Herr
Stars:  Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest, Sam Bottoms, Laurence Fishburne, Albert Hall, Harrison Ford, Dennis Hopper, G. D. Spradlin, Jerry Ziesmer, Scott Glenn, James Keane, Kerry Rossall, Colleen Camp, Cynthia Wood, Linda Carpenter, Jack Thibeau, Tom Mason, Damien Leake, Marc Coppola, Glenn Walken, Bill Graham, Jerry Ross, Charles Robinson, Nick Nicholson, Don Gordon Bell, Evan A. Lottman, R. Lee Ermey, Jim Gaines, Charlie Sheen, Vittorio Storaro, Francis Ford Coppola, Henry Strzalkowski, Lonnie Woodley, Aurore Clément

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Storyline

At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter Kurtz, who has been leading his personal army on illegal guerrilla missions into enemy territory.



Tagline: This is the end...

Genres: Drama, War

Details

Official Website:  http://www.apocalypsenow.com
Country:   United States of America
Language:  , English, French, Tiếng Việt
Release Date:  15 August 1979

Box Office

Budget:  $31,500,000
Revenue:  $89,460,381

Company Credits

Production Companies:  United Artists, Zoetrope Studios

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 33 min

Academy Award Nominations and Wins

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Robert Duvall {“Lieutenant Colonel Kilgore”}
ART DIRECTION — Art Direction: Dean Tavoularis, Angelo Graham; Set Decoration: George R. Nelson
CINEMATOGRAPHY — Vittorio Storaro  – WON
DIRECTING — Francis Coppola
FILM EDITING — Richard Marks, Walter Murch, Gerald B. Greenberg, Lisa Fruchtman
BEST PICTURE — Francis Coppola, Producer; Fred Roos, Gray Frederickson and Tom Sternberg, Co-Producers
SOUND — Walter Murch, Mark Berger, Richard Beggs, Nat Boxer  – WON
WRITING (Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium) —  John Milius, Francis Coppola


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