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2,234 Ratings


Directed by Oliver Stone
United States, 1986
Action, War, Drama


Chris Taylor, a neophyte recruit in Vietnam, finds himself caught in a battle of wills between two sergeants, one good and the other evil. A shrewd examination of the brutality of war and the duality of man in conflict.

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Platoon Directed by Oliver Stone

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1987 | Winner: Best Director


Academy Awards

1987 | 4 wins including: Best Picture

1987 | 4 nominations including: Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

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