Apocalypse Now

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Director

Francis Ford Coppola

Cast

Martin Sheen as Capt. Benjamin Willard

Marlon Brando as Col. Walter Kurtz

Robert Duvall as Lt. Col. William ‘Bill’ Kilgore

Frederic Forrest as Jay ‘Chef’ Hicks

Albert Hall as Chief Petty Officer George Phillips

Sam Bottoms as Lance B. Johnson

Laurence Fishburne as Tyrone ‘Mr. Clean’ Miller

Dennis Hopper as Photo Journalist

G.D. Spradlin as Lt. Gen. R. Corman

Jerry Ziesmer as Jerry

Harrison Ford as Col. G. Lucas

Scott Glenn as Capt. Richard M. Colby

Cynthia Wood as Playmate of the Year

Colleen Camp as Playmate Miss May

Linda Carpenter as Playmate

Writers

Francis Ford Coppola (written by)

John Milius (written by)

Michael Herr (narration)

Joseph Conrad (novel)


Summary

Captain Benjamin L. Willard is on a secret mission to assassinate Colonel Kurtz, a renegade Army Special Forces officer accused of murder and who is presumed insane.

Genre

War, Drama

Released

August 15, 1979 (US)

Runtime

2hrs 27min

MPAA

R, for disturbing violent images, language, sexual content and some drug use

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