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The Deer Hunter (1978)

R 183 min - Drama, War - 8 December 1978
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A group of working-class friends decides to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos -- not the noble venture they imagined. Before they left, Steven married his pregnant girlfriend -- and Michael and Nick were in love with the same woman. But all three are different men upon their return.

Director:  Michael Cimino
Stars:  Robert De Niro, John Cazale, John Savage, Christopher Walken, Meryl Streep, George Dzundza, Rutanya Alda, Pierre Segui, Amy Wright, Richard Kuss, Joe Grifasi, Dennis Watlington, Shirley Stoler, Chuck Aspegren, Mary Ann Haenel, Mady Kaplan, Paul D'Amato, Christopher Colombi Jr., Victoria Karnafel, Jack Scardino, Joe Strnad, Helen Tomko, Charlene Darrow, Jane-Colette Disko, Michael Wollet, Robert Beard, Joe Dzizmba, Stephen Kopestonsky, John F. Buchmelter III, Frank Devore, Tom Becker, Lynn Kongkham, Nongnuj Timruang, Po Pao Pee, Dale Burroughs, Parris Hicks, Samui Muang-Intata, Sapox Colisium, Vitoon Winwitoon, Somsak Sengvilai, Charan Nusvanon, Jiam Gongtongsmoot, Chai Peyawan, Mana Hansa, Sombot Jumpanoi, Phip Manee, Ding Santos, Krieng Chaiyapuk, Ot Palapoo, Chok Chai Mahasoke

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Storyline

A group of working-class friends decides to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos -- not the noble venture they imagined. Before they left, Steven married his pregnant girlfriend -- and Michael and Nick were in love with the same woman. But all three are different men upon their return.



Tagline: One of the most important and powerful films of all time!

Genres: Drama, War

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Country:   United Kingdom,   United States of America
Language:  English, French, Russian, Tiếng Việt
Release Date:  8 December 1978

Box Office

Budget:  $15,000,000
Revenue:  $50,000,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Universal Pictures, EMI Films Ltd.

Technical Specs

Runtime:  3 h 03 min

Academy Award Nominations and Wins

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE — Robert De Niro {“Michael”}
ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Christopher Walken {“Nick”} – WON
ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Meryl Streep {“Linda”}
CINEMATOGRAPHY — Vilmos Zsigmond
DIRECTING — Michael Cimino – WON
FILM EDITING — Peter Zinner – WON
BEST PICTURE — Barry Spikings, Michael Deeley, Michael Cimino and John Peverall, Producers – WON
SOUND — Richard Portman, William McCaughey, Aaron Rochin, Darin Knight – WON
WRITING (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen) — Story by Michael Cimino, Deric Washburn, Louis Garfinkle, Quinn K. Redeker; Screenplay by Deric Washburn


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