Overview

A group of working-class friends decides to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos -- not the noble venture they imagined. Before they left, Steven married his pregnant girlfriend -- and Michael and Nick were in love with the same woman. But all three are different men upon their return.

  1. Michael Cimino

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Deric Washburn

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert De Niro

    Robert De Niro

    Michael Vronsky

  2. John Cazale

    John Cazale

    Stan

  3. John Savage

    John Savage

    Steven Pushkov

  4. Christopher Walken

    Christopher Walken

    Nikanor "Nick" Chevotarevich

  5. Meryl Streep

    Meryl Streep

    Linda

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Status Released

Release Information

  • December 8, 1978
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 3h 3m

Budget $15,000,000.00

Revenue $50,000,000.00

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