The Deer Hunter

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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

  6. George Dzundza

    George Dzundza

    John

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 3h 3m

Budget $15,000,000.00

Revenue $50,000,000.00

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Release Information

  • December 8, 1978
    R, Theatrical

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A review by Andres Gomez

6.0
By Andres Gomez

Slow pace movie which nicely depicts the life of worker class Russian inmigrants in USA and the impact that its young generation receives from Vietnam's war.

The actual shock cause being the crazy game of the Russian roulette only helps from the artistic point of view of the film but it is well blended into the actual story.

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