The movie platoon

A soldier rests with his M16A1 at his side.

Platoon (1986)

The man denies that the villagers aid the North Vietnamese armed forces. PlatoonOliver Stone second from left during the filming of Platoon Adam Glover out on patrol armed with his M79 grenade launcher. He keeps in the typical Vietnam configuration with the bipod down. Stone began to think The Platoon would never be made.

Producer Martin Bregman attempted to elicit studio interest in the project, but was not successful. Bunny leaves the village with his in hand. Note how he keeps two mags taped together "jungle-style".

M79 grenade launcher While never seen used in the film, the M79 grenade launcher AKA the "Blooper", is carried by several soldiers in the film, including Tubbs Andrew B. The production was almost canceled because of the political upheaval in The movie platoon countrydue to then-president Ferdinand Marcos.

Taylor, wounded, staggers to his feet. Taylor after firing the Type A soldier is killed, and Taylor is wounded. M60 machine gun - 7. McGinley with his M16A1. Taylor Charlie Sheen with his M16A1 at the ready.

M26 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade. The enraged soldiers approach a nearby village and begin ruthlessly rounding up residents. Barnes Tom Berengera tough, experienced, and merciless fighter, and Sgt.

Although the screenplay Break was never produced, he later used it as the basis for Platoon. Stone based the movie on his own experiences as a volunteer in the Vietnam War. An original M16 SP1 rifle with a birdcage flash hider and a 20 round magazine.

It was the first American film about the Vietnam War to play in that city. Note the bottleneck blank rounds on the belt. They limited how much food and water they could drink and eat and when the actors slept, fired blanks to keep the tired actors awake.

He gives them instructions and goes on his own to another position. Barnes Tom Berenger locks and loads his Model P. Note what appears to be a MAG on the left. The production made a deal with the Philippine military for the use of military equipment. Elias on tunnel-rat duty with his flashlight and.

Here are a dozen facts to shed some light on it. Note the lack of a forward assist. Taylor and the other wounded members of the platoon are evacuated, and, in a voiceover, Taylor reflects on what he learned from his experiences.

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Browning M2HB on vehicle mount. Elias does not carry or use the weapon in any other scene. Wolfe fires his P during the final stand. Shotguns Remington Wingmaster Bunny Kevin Dillon uses a Remington Wingmaster shotgun with open blade sights throughout the film. For the first time, Vietnam veterans were seeing their experiences portrayed realistically.

Taylor fires his M16A1 during a night ambush. But financing fell through and the film was shelved. Type 67 hand grenade Several grenades are seen in a hidden weapons cache that is being prepared to be detonated.

King fires the M M18A1 Claymore anti-personnel mine.A brillant movie, timeless in its execution. Most veterans, with whom I've spoke, indicated that Platoon was the closest to how things actually were over there.

Platoon is a Vietnam War film written and directed by Oliver Stone, who based his screenplay upon his own experiences as a combat infantryman in both the 1st Cavalry Division and the 25th Infantry Division.

Feb 06,  · Watch video · Platoon is a American war film written and directed by Oliver Stone one of the most strongest realistic anti war films of all time.

It is one of the best Vietnam war films I have ever seen that won the Academy Award for Best Picture of and best Director for Oliver Stone, as well as Best Sound Mixing and Best Film /10(K).

Platoon is a drama war film that came out in the year It was a film that won Best Picture for the year and is one of the best movies of all time. In the film a young soldier drops out of college and enlists in the Army/10(K).

Aug 03,  · Platoon - The Death of Sgt. Elias: Chris (Charlie Sheen) and the other soldiers watch helplessly from the helicopter as the wounded Elias (Willem Dafoe) is g.

Dec 30,  · It was Francois Truffaut who said that it's not possible to make an anti-war movie, because all war movies, with their energy and sense of adventure, end up making combat look like fun.

If Truffaut had lived to see "Platoon," the best film ofhe might have wanted to modify his opinion.

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