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Platoon / Hemdale Film Corp. ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; written and directed by Oliver Stone.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Degenstein.
  • 28 of 29 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)

Current holds

0 current holds with 29 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Degenstein Community Library DVF PLATOON (Text) 35031301204760 DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0792849019
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Special edition.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [2001]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1986.
Features: "Tour of the inferno" documentary featuring interviews with the director, cast and crew, audio commentary by director Oliver Stone, audio commentary by military supervisor Captain Dale Dye, photo gallery, collectible booklet, original theatrical trailer, TV spots.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Robert Richardson; editor, Claire Simpson; music, Georges Delerue.
Participant or Performer Note:
Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen, Forest Whitaker, Francesco Quinn.
Summary, etc.:
Emotional look at the war in Vietnam, seen through the eyes of a young man who discovers that the Viet Cong are not the only enemies he has to fight.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1. surround.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
In English, French or Spanish with optional French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Academy Award : Best Picture, 1986.
Subject: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Drama.
Genre: War films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.

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