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Platoon (19-Dec-1986)

Director: Oliver Stone

Writer: Oliver Stone

Original Music by: Georges Delerue

Producer: Arnold Kopelson

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Vietnam War, Infantry, Rape, Marijuana, Explosions

Idealistic recruit Chris Taylor finds his platoon schizophrenic; one the one hand we have Sgt. Elias, intent on surviving the war and respectful of life, and on the other Sgt. Barnes, ruthless, willing to kill civilians, and will win at any cost. Taylor finds himself caught between them; the Viet Cong are a simple outside threat. Won 4 Oscars including Best Picture and Best Director; received nominations for Best Supporting Actor (two), Best Cinematography and Best Screenplay.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tom Berenger
Actor
31-May-1949   Platoon
Willem Dafoe
Actor
22-Jul-1955   Last Temptation of Christ
Keith David
Actor
4-Jun-1956   DCI in Agent Cody Banks
Johnny Depp
Actor
9-Jun-1963   Captain Jack Sparrow
Kevin Dillon
Actor
19-Aug-1965   Johnny "Drama" on Entourage
Dale Dye
Actor
8-Oct-1944   Warriors, Inc.
Richard Edson
Actor
1-Jan-1954   Original drummer for Sonic Youth
John C. McGinley
Actor
3-Aug-1959   Dr. Perry Cox on Scrubs
Mark Moses
Actor
24-Feb-1958   Paul Young on Desperate Housewives
Francesco Quinn
Actor
22-Mar-1963 5-Aug-2011 Platoon
Charlie Sheen
Actor
3-Sep-1965   The prodigal Sheen
Tony Todd
Actor
4-Dec-1954   Candyman
Forest Whitaker
Actor
15-Jul-1961   Ghost Dog

CAST

Tom Berenger   ...   Sgt. Barnes
Willem Dafoe   ...   Sgt. Elias
Charlie Sheen   ...   Chris
Forest Whitaker   ...   Big Harold
Francesco Quinn   ...   Rhah
John C. McGinley   ...   Sgt. O'Neill
Richard Edson   ...   Sal
Kevin Dillon   ...   Bunny
Reggie Johnson   ...   Junior
Keith David   ...   King
Johnny Depp   ...   Lerner
David Neidorf   ...   Tex
Mark Moses   ...   Lt. Wolfe
Chris Pedersen   ...   Crawford
Tony Todd   ...   Warren
Corkey Ford   ...   Manny
Introducing
Ivan Kane   ...   Tony
Paul Sanchez   ...   Doc
J. Adam Glover   ...   Sanderson
Corey Glover   ...   Francis
Bob Orwig   ...   Gardner
Kevin Eshelman   ...   Morehouse
James Terry McIlvain   ...   Ace
Dale Dye   ...   Capt. Harris
Peter Hicks   ...   Parker
Basile Achara   ...   Flash
Steve Barredo   ...   Fu Sheng
Chris Castillejo   ...   Rodriguez
Andrew B. Clark   ...   Tubbs
Bernardo Manalili   ...   Village Chief
Than Rogers   ...   Village Chief's Wife
Li Thi Van   ...   Village Chief's Daughter
Clarisa Ortacio   ...   Old Woman
Romy Sevilla   ...   One-Legged Man
Mathew Westfall   ...   Terrified Soldier
Nick Nickelson   ...   Mechanized Soldier #1
Warren McLean   ...   Mechanized Soldier #2
Li Mai Thao   ...   Rape Victim
Ron Barracks   ...   Medic

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